TWO £1million Lotto winners from the same town face losing their cash if they fail to claim by next week.
The pair, from Oldham, both got five balls and the bonus on August 8.Two £1million Lotto winners from the same town face losing the prize if they fail to claim by next week
The six-month deadline is on Thursday and they must claim or lose out.
The winning numbers were 2, 40, 49, 53, 56 and 58 with the bonus ball 41.
If no one claims their prize, the money and any interest earned on it will go to benefit National Lottery Projects across the UK.
James Evans, 21, a block paver from South Derbyshire, has finally spilled the beans after bagging the prize just after Christmas.
The overjoyed youngster said he didn't know what to do after realising he had secured a life-changing amount of money, and getting his mum to double check the ticket.
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He revealed: "I felt really overwhelmed so I decided to go rock climbing. I am really into sports and rock climb regularly.
"I spent the summer climbing at the Peak District and I have been missing my sports during the pandemic.
"Whilst climbing, I ended up bumping into one of my best friends and his girlfriend, who were also climbing but I didn’t tell them about my win - I didn't know what to do!”
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