Posted on Wednesday, 8th June, 2016
Glasgow is named National Lottery millionaire capital

It has been revealed that Glasgow is Scotland’s Lottery millionaire capital. The National Lottery can confirm that the area is home to the most Lottery millionaires in Scotland over the past two years. Not only that, it leads the whole of the UK.

_00K3156Glasgow has produced so many Lottery millionaires that the city’s exclusive 29 Private Members Club has created a special membership to cater for entrants to the National Lottery Millionaires Club. The VVIP membership, complete with gold card, includes access to Scotland’s only Lanson Champagne Roof Terrace, venue access for up to 10 guests per visit and exclusive invitations to 29’s annual VIP membership parties. National Lottery winners will always have their champagne served to them in the iconic National Lottery branded flutes.

The National Lottery has created a stunning 21 millionaires in the G postcode area, which covers Alexandria, Clydebank, Helensburgh and Dumbarton as well as Glasgow, in the last two years alone. A total of 106 since the first draw in 1994, placing it second nationally.

Local winners who have shared news of their luck include Arthur Howard, a grandad from East Kilbride who banked £1M and an all-expenses paid luxury break to Dubai on EuroMillions, and Bill McKenna from Kilcreggan who scooped the £1,187,959 Lotto jackpot.

Andy Carter, Senior Winners’ Advisor for The National Lottery, the man who pays out the big winners, said, “Glasgow has secured its position as the country’s Lottery millionaire capital producing nearly two a month over the past couple of years and over 100 members of the Millionaires Club since the National Lottery began.

There are now a massive 4,250 National Lottery millionaires across the country and with more than 6 new millionaires made every week there is likely to be another local winner made soon.”

Michelle Mooney Bergson, Head of Events at 29 Private Members Club, said, “With the city becoming home to more and more Lottery millionaires, it seemed only fitting that we create a special membership to cater for them. Joining the National Lottery Millionaires Club is such an amazing experience and this VVIP package will offer them the perfect place to celebrate, relax and enjoy their win. We look forward to welcoming them to Royal Exchange Square.”