Strike it lucky: Dundee and Alva are two of the top 10 luckiest in the UK

Alva, Clackmannanshire and Durham have features as the second and sixth luckiest towns in the UK

The world’s richest lottery, the Powerball, is set to take place today with a prize of $700 million. In light of this new research has found that Alva in Clackmannanshire is the second luckiest town in the UK, with Dundee also featuring in the top 10 with its position in sixth place.

The research from online lottery website collated all wins by players on the website and ranked each town according to the number of wins per player across international lotteries.

The luckiest 10 places in the UK are as follows:

  1. Chadsmoor, Staffordshire
  2. Alva, Clackmannanshire
  3. Boroughbridge, Yorkshire
  4. London
  5. Cleckheaton, Yorkshire
  6. Dundee
  7. Ryton, Tyne and Wear
  8. Axminster, Devon
  9. Barton-upon-Humber, Lincolnshire
  10. Gloucester, Cotswolds

The 10 unluckiest places in the UK are:

  1. Great Dunmow, Essex
  2. Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex
  3. Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire
  4. Cwmbran, Monmouthshire
  5. Orpington, Bromley
  6. Brackley, Northamptonshire
  7. Warrington
  8. Castlewellan, County Down
  9. High Lane, Stockport
  10. Hythe, Kent currently provides users the chance to bet on the outcome of 17 of the biggest and most popular lottos from around the world, including US Powerball, EuroMillions, US Megamillions, German Lotto, Irish Lotto, and more.