A MYSTERY man from Worcestershire has won £10,000 a month for one year thanks to the National Lottery.

The lucky winner, known only as Mr M, matched five numbers in the Set For Life draw on Thursday, March 28. 

The man used The National Lottery app and had a Lucky Dip ticket.

Andy Carter, senior winner's advisor at The National Lottery, said, “Fantastic news for Mr. M, what an exciting time for him as he can now look forward to receiving £10,000 a month for an entire year.

"A huge congratulations.”

Mr M has become one of over eight million players who win each week on The National Lottery’s range of games.

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

The National Lottery raises over £30 million every week to help fund projects across the nation.

How do I play National Lottery's Set For Life?

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 and £5 for matching just two main numbers.

Prizes range from £10,000 per month for 30 years, £10,000 per month for one year and £5 for matching just two numbers. 

Games cost £1.50 per line with draws every Monday and Thursday.