National Lottery DOWN: App and website not working issues ahead of EuroMillions

National Lottery down reports are flooding in right now as users are being hit with issues with the app and website ahead of the EuroMillions draw. Independent outage monitor Down Detector has received a surge of National Lottery down reports today. Out of those affected some 40 per cent are having issues with the National Lottery website while 59 per cent are having trouble purchasing a ticket.

As the National Lottery website issues hit users took to social networking site Twitter to report issues with the service.

One posted: “#NationalLottery site down again.”

Another wrote: “National Lottery UK has gone down just as I’m about to check my winning ticket! As if I’d be so lucky.”

One added: “Noooooo!! #EuroMillions #NationalLottery “

And another tweeted: “@NationalLottery hurry up a sort online app out I want to play tonight euromillions”.

The official National Lottery Twitter account was busy responding to those affecting by today’s service issues.

Replying to one the @TNLUK account tweeted: “Sorry for any inconvenience, we’re currently working on a fix. Apologies for any inconvenience”.

At the time of writing The National Lottery website displays a message when users try to sign in and play.

It says: “The site is up and running but it’s a bit busy.

“Access to some things might take more than one try. Give it another go.

“Thanks for bearing with us.”

At the peak of the outage Down Detector registered more than 1,000 reports of the National Lottery being down.

The Down Detector outage map said London, Manchester, Oxford, Cambridge and Glasgow were among the areas heaviest hit by today’s service issues.

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