A MYSTERY National Lottery winner from Hampshire has won an amazing £1,000,000.

The winner, only known as Mr M, triumphed by matching five main numbers plus the Bonus Ball in the draw on Wednesday, February 17.

The lucky Hampshire local, who plans to pay off his mortgage and treat his family with the winnings, has become one of over eight million players that win each week on The National Lottery’s range of games.

Camelot’s Andy Carter, senior winners’ advisor at The National Lottery, said: “Huge congratulations to Mr. M for winning this fantastic prize. He has become a millionaire overnight and can look forward to paying off his mortgage and treating his family with his winnings.

“We’re encouraging everyone to check their tickets online at national-lottery.co.uk or by downloading the National Lottery app, and to buy or check their tickets in retail in line with government guidance. Playing online via the website or app means that your ticket is checked, and you get an email notification if you win a prize. You can also scan your retail tickets on the National Lottery app to check if you’re a winner.”

Interactive winners have the opportunity to release their name, remain anonymous or like this winner, release some details through partial publicity.