General Article Britain’s youngest Euromillions winner drops plans to sue lottery bosses for ‘ruining her life’

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Jane Park says her newly accumulated wealth made her life ‘ten times worse’.

By Mary Oppenheim

Britain’s youngest Euromillions winner has dropped her plans to take legal action against lottery bosses for ‘ruining her life’. Jane Park, who won £1 million at the age of 17, threatened to sue bosses for negligence and argued someone of her age should not have been allowed to win so much money. Ms Park, now 21, argued 18 should be the minimum age to win.

The teenage millionaire, from Edinburgh, has now backtracked over plans to take legal action. Ms Park said she had already achieved her goal of raising awareness for the age limit to be raised.

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