EuroMillions is the most popular pan-European lottery due to its huge jackpots and reasonable odds of winning a prize. Launched in February 2004 and originally played in just the UK, France and Spain, nowadays EuroMillions tickets are also sold in Austria, Belgium, Ireland, Luxembourg, Portugal and Switzerland. Superdraws are announced sporadically throughout the year and feature guaranteed jackpots of €100 million
How to Win EuroMillions
To play EuroMillions, players select five main numbers from 1 to 50 and two Lucky Stars between 1 and 11. There is a 1 in 13 chance of winning cash on EuroMillions, with thirteen winning tiers offering prizes for matching anything from two main numbers up to all five main numbers and two Lucky Stars, which nets the jackpot of at least €15 million. The jackpot rolls over and increases every time there is no winner in the top tier up to a cap of €190 million. The maximum total has only ever been won twice, once in 2012 by Adrian and Gillian Bayford of the UK and then in October 2014 by a Portuguese player. If the jackpot remains at €190 for more than two draws, the money is rolled down and shared between the players in the next winning prize tier.
To find out more about results and prize breakdowns you can visit the EuroMillions Results page on this site.
EuroMillions Draw Schedule
EuroMillions is played on Tuesday and Friday nights in Paris, with players able to purchase tickets in advance for up to eight consecutive draws over four weeks. Ticket sales close at 20:30 CET on the days when EuroMillions is played, with the draw taking place at 21:00 CET. The draw can be seen on television in each of the nine countries which take part, although few of them screen it live.
How to Play EuroMillions
Players in any of the participating countries can buy EuroMillions tickets online and from authorised retailers within that territory. However, anyone across the world can take part in the game using an internet ticket concierge service - there really is no excuse for missing out on EuroMillions’ life-changing jackpots!