How did former Beatle Ringo Starr get involved in the UK National Lottery? Don't worry, just enjoy and sing along

Ringo started the National Lottery draw evening off by saying "I've got my ticket, and you've got yours." On that dramatic note he went on stage with his group to sing a song that sounded very much like all his others. No matter, it was history - of sorts - in the making for the Lottery. He's a Beatle after all.

Here's some of the most unusual things bought by lottery winners, and this business is one of the strangest

Here's some of the most unusual things bought by lottery winners, and this business is one of the strangest

These winners bought new figures: Sarah Cockings (centre) from Newcastle won £3million and treated herself and her sisters Emma (left) and Alex to boob jobs costing £4,800 each. Photo: Daily Mail

Most winners say they will get a new house and car, then take a vacation. But sometimes a small number of winners do something completely unexpected.

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The bizarre lotto number pattern that gave 6 winners only half a million each

The bizarre lotto number pattern that gave 6 winners only half a million each

There’s actually a worse way to fill in your lottery tickets than using fortune cookies.

Among the many basic lottery number mistakes I tell players to stay away from are ticket patterns. These are lines which form a pattern on the coupon, and they really say "I have no idea what I'm doing."

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Reddit readers reveal their curious daydreams when they win the lottery

Reddit readers reveal their curious daydreams when they win the lottery

Do you have a lottery winning wishlist? There was even a tv show for it a while back: "National Lottery: Win Your Wish List." BBC

Everyone has their wishlist for when they win the lottery. So when a Redditer asked "Reddit, what do you daydream about when thinking about winning the lottery?" there was a variety of answers. Here's a few of the interesting ones that readers came up with:

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Forget The Crystal Chandelier Or The Fancy Room Just For The Piano. You Won't Believe What Lottery Winner Sean Bought

It's unusual, and you'd never expect it. UK National Lottery £1.8 million (US$2.25M) winner Sean Lloyd takes us for a tour through parts of his new mansion, but it is what's in his back garden that'll have your jaw drop in astonishment, really.

Will You Get Your Lottery Prize If You've Lost The Winning Ticket Or It's Claimed By Another?

Will You Get Your Lottery Prize If You've Lost The Winning Ticket Or It's Claimed By Another?

Martyn and Kay Tott lost their ticket and their fortune. PHOTO: Daily Mail

It can happen to anyone. The ticket was in your wallet just yesterday, then got thrown out in in the trash.

This happened to a young British couple who missed out on a £3 million (US$4.1M) lottery fortune after losing their ticket. So they took their case to court.

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Five Overnight Lottery Millionaires Reveal What They REALLY Spend Their Cash On

Five Overnight Lottery Millionaires Reveal What They REALLY Spend Their Cash On

Lottery winner Geraldine Bradley, 46, of Llanelli, South Wales had never ridden a motorbike before, but treated herself to a £7,000 Honda and now goes racing every weekend.

A group of UK National Lottery winners revealed the most special purchases they've made with their winnings.

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Emotion Replaces Humor In UK Lottery's New Gut-Wrenching Commercial

Just released today, this ad is a new way of looking at promoting winning the lottery for Camelot, the organisation which runs the UK National Lottery.

Sam LeCoeur, managing partner at Adam&Eve/DDB which made the 2-minute commercial, says in a statement: “The moment we started working with Camelot, our shared ambition was simple: to build a new emotional relationship with our audience that shows the amazing things that can happen for families, communities and the nation, as a result of simply buying a National Lottery ticket.’’

Watch and see if you agree.

RICH IS: What UK Lottery Winners Buy With Their Millions Will Surprise You

RICH IS: What UK Lottery Winners Buy With Their Millions Will Surprise You

Antiques dealer Mike Antonucci won £2.8 million, seen here with then-fiancee Kelly Arkins. PHOTO: David McHugh

Cars, holidays, wow moments - here's what UK lottery winners have spent their money on over the years. Some of the items are quite conventional. But others - like the trouser press - are individual taste.

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The Girl Who Started The First UK Lottery Draw Has Never Won In Over 20 Years

The Girl Who Started The First UK Lottery Draw Has Never Won In Over 20 Years

Debbie Bowen and presenter Noel Edmonds in 1994 with the first UK National Lottery draw numbers. PHOTO: The Sun

She's seen hundreds of millionaires win the UK Lottery. Debbie Bowen beat 48 others in a bid to start the lottery's first draw machine on a live tv show in 1994. She was 18-years-old and then known as Deborah Walsh.

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The Revealing Reason Why Many Lottery Winners Return To Their Jobs

The Revealing Reason Why Many Lottery Winners Return To Their Jobs

Luke Pittard went back to work at McDonalds after winning £1.3 million. Why?

A Lotto Life poll reveals that nearly a third of you would leave your jobs for just a million dollar lottery win. But in today's expensive world, that amount is not nearly enough to say 'see ya' to your boss. Here's why...

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