A MYSTERY man, known only as Mr. G from Berkshire, has won £10,000 a month for a year thanks to the National Lottery.

The man won the life-changing prize by matching the five main numbers in the Set For Life draw on Thursday, July 9.

He plans to purchase a new home with his win.

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Mr. G chose a Lucky Dip to play Set For Life and has become one of eight million players that win each week on The National Lottery’s range of games.

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

Camelot’s Andy Carter, Senior Winners’ Advisor at The National Lottery, said: “Huge congratulations to Mr. G for winning this fantastic prize.

"After a few simple clicks he can now look forward to receiving £10,000 every month for a year and enjoy settling into his new home.”

Set For Life is a draw-based game from The National Lottery.

Players pick five main numbers from 1 to 47, and one ‘Life Ball’ from 1 to 10, for the chance to win fixed prizes – with everything from the top prize of £10,000 a month for 30 years, to the 2nd prize of £10,000 a month for one year to £5 for matching two main numbers.

The Set For Life game costs £1.50 per line and is drawn every Monday and Thursday.

Thanks to National Lottery players, up to £600M will be used to support the most vulnerable in communities across the UK during the coronavirus crisis.

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By playing The National Lottery, £30M is raised every week on average by National Lottery players for projects big and small across the country.

Hundreds of millions of pounds will be distributed to charities and local voluntary organisations over the next few months to help support people through the Covid-19 crisis - from helping support food banks, to causes that combat loneliness and isolation, support for the elderly and projects that support health in the community.