EuroMillions is the most popular lottery in Europe. It involves a lot of countries at the same time, which significantly increases size of the jackpot and other prizes.
EuroMillions was originally planned to launch in 1994 with the introduction of the single currency. However, due to a number of factors this event was constantly postponed. Overcome all difficulties, and finally open a new lottery become possible only in 10 years, on February 13, 2004. The first time jackpot was 15 million euros, and organizers of a lottery were three major companies - British «Camelot», the French «Française des Jeux» and Spanish «Loterías y Apuestas del Estado».
EuroMillions draws take place every week on Tuesdays and Fridays. There is no fixed prize fund in this lottery, however, there are several countries-participants, so prizes are significant. If a winning combination wasn't guessed, the jackpot transfers to the next draw.The biggest prize won a family from the UK in August 2012 - EuroMillions jackpot was 190 million euros. The maximum remuneration in pounds sterling also have been played that summer - 161 million pounds.
To participate you have purchase a lottery ticket. You can do this in one of several ways:
1. At the points of sale of lottery tickets - in bookstores, newspaper kiosks, supermarkets and gas stations in Europe.
2. Online, using a computer with Internet access.
3. Using a smartphone connected to the Internet.
The variety of options for ticket purchase, makes Euro Millions available to residents of other countries. It is not necessary to be in Europe or be a citizen of one of its countries, because you can purchase a ticket on the Internet. Remember, that lottery tickets sales close in two and a half hours before the broadcast, and the next draw ticket sale begins right after the end of a broadcast. Perhaps the most important requirement for participants is that they have to be over 18 to be able to purchase the ticket.
EuroMillions draw is held as described. In the main lotto drum, put balls numbered from 1 to 50 and an additional - from 1 to 11. Then, one by one five regular and two bonus balls are randomly taken out. To win the jackpot, you need to match the combination of all seven numbers. In total, there are 13 prize categories - from Jackpot to two regular numbers matched. The more numbers you predict, the bigger reward you get. If there are some winners in each category, the prize fund is divided equally.
EuroMillions is a unique chance to test your luck! Buy a lottery ticket, and maybe it is you, who hit the next jackpot!
Min. Jackpot: €17 million
Schedule: Tuesday, Friday
Guess Range: 5/50+2/12