A MAN from Dorset has won £1million on the National Lottery - without even buying a ticket.

The mystery winner, known only as Mr T, became a millionaire after playing an instant win game through the National Lottery's online GameStore.

The man scooped the top prize on the £20 Million Cash Spectacular game which costs £5 per play and offers a 1 in 2.86 overall chance of winning a prize.

It is not known where in Dorset the main is from.

Over eight million players win each week through The National Lottery’s range of games.

Andy Carter, Senior Winners’ Advisor at The National Lottery, said, “Huge congratulations to Mr. T for winning this fantastic prize. After a few simple clicks he has become a millionaire!”

Interactive winners like Mr T have the opportunity to release their name, remain anonymous or release some details through partial publicity.