VIDEO: National Lottery winners set new Guinness World Record

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A pair of Mansfield lottery winners have helped to set two new Guinness World Record titles by joining forces with other UK winners.

Gareth and Catherine Bull, who won £40,627,241 on EuroMillions in 2012, were two of the 110 millionaires who assembled together on Wednesday (October 7) to form the largest gathering of lottery millionaires - beating the existing record of 100.

EDITORIAL USE ONLY'110 National Lottery winners from across the UK gather at Bernie Spain Garden, South Bank, London, to set the Guinness World Record for Largest Gathering of Lottery Millionaires, celebrating the creation of 4,000 millionaires by the National Lottery. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday October 7, 2015. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/PA Wire'

EDITORIAL USE ONLY'110 National Lottery winners from across the UK gather at Bernie Spain Garden, South Bank, London, to set the Guinness World Record for Largest Gathering of Lottery Millionaires, celebrating the creation of 4,000 millionaires by the National Lottery. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday October 7, 2015. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/PA Wire'

The millionaires then helped set a new record for the longest champagne cork popping relay, by opening 285 bottles of fizz in succession.

Fortuna Burke, Guinness World Records adjudicator, confirmed their place in history on the day.

The new records were set in celebration of the National Lottery creating 4,000 millionaires - which are worth a whopping £11.5 billion.

A National Lottery spokesman said: “Creating 4,000 millionaires is an amazing achievement but setting two new Guinness World Records titles has given us even more reason to celebrate.

“A lot of preparation has gone into the attempts and we’re absolutely delighted our winners have been successful in making history.

“The National Lottery is creating more millionaires than ever before with six new millionaires joining the lucky club every week so we look forward to creating many more records in the years to come.”