The luckiest postcodes have been revealed by National Lottery today (August 9).
The Brighton postcode is officially one of the luckiest in the country.
‘BN’ now ranks a lucky 13th in the country, with its number of lottery winners in the last 5 years.
Since 2012, 95 players in the postcode area have won a prize of at least £50,000.
‘BN’ has also been lucky for millionaires, in the last two years 11 players have become millionaires or multi-millionaires.
Since the launch of The National Lottery in 1994, 61 millionaires have been made in ‘BN’, which is more than two a year.
The amount of players sporting the postcode that won £50,000 or more, reached 436.
Local winner include Stuart Block who scooped £59,128 on the Lotto.
Meanwhile, a six-strong syndicate from the Jolly Boatman pub in Newhaven were very jolly when they shared a £1million EuroMillions Millionaire Maker prize.
Andy Carter, Senior Winners’ Advisor at The National Lottery, said,
“The BN postcode has certainly recorded a bumper few years, long may that run of luck continue.”
Additionally 3,580 grants worth £91,173,821 were distributed to National Lottery funded projects in the Brighton & Hove Local Authority.
Brighton & Hove Food Partnership received £48,469 from Big Lottery in April, 2017.
The not-for-profit organisation delivers a range of community projects, such as advice on food poverty and support for food banks.
Each National Lottery player helps to raise over £30 million pounds every week for good causes.
These funds contribute towards helping small projects in every local community as well as investing in national interests such as Olympians and Paralympians.