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A lucky Thanet resident is sitting on a gold mine - but has failed to cash in a winning Lotto ticket worth £1.4million.
Time is running out for the player, who made the purchase in the district, to claim the jackpot.
They have not come forward after matching all six numbers on Saturday, August 2.
Now National Lottery players are being urged to check their tickets for the chance to claim the life-changing prize of £1,471,718 by Thursday, January 29.
To help jog Lotto players' memories, Saturday August 2 was also the penultimate day of competition at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Locals might also have taken a trip to Margate's Theatre Royal to see comedian Miles Jupp.
A National Lottery spokesman said: "We're eager to find the mystery ticket-holder and unite them with their winnings - this amazing prize could really make a huge difference to somebody's life.
"We're urging everyone who bought a Lotto ticket in this area to check their old tickets again or look anywhere a missing ticket could be hiding."
If no one comes forward with the winning ticket, the prize money - plus interest - will go to National Lottery-funded projects across the Britain.
The winning Lotto numbers were 13, 23, 28, 37, 42, 45 and the bonus ball was 25.
Anyone who believes they have the winning ticket should phone the National Lottery Line on 0845 910 0000.
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