EuroMillions is another European lottery game that first launched back in 2004. There are a total of nine countries that participate in the EuroMillions and in alphabetical order these are Austria, Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. The EuroMillions takes place twice a week on a Tuesday and Friday night and the minimum jackpot available to win is €15 million, however after a few consecutive rollovers the EuroMillions jackpot can quickly reach an impressive amount.
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The EuroMillions has a very similar game play to the Eurojackpot. Players need to choose five main numbers from a range of 1 – 50 then two additional numbers, which are known as Lucky Stars, from a choice of 1 – 11. In order to win the EuroMillions jackpot, players have to match the all seven of the numbers drawn with the ones they selected on their EuroMillions lottery ticket. If two or more lottery tickets match the five plus two combination drawn then the jackpot will be shared equally amongst the winners.
When no player manages to win the EuroMillions top prize it will rollover to the following draw. Having a rollover facility makes it possible for the jackpots in this European lottery to soar to as much as €190 million.
You can play the EuroMillions online wherever you are in the world. Just click on the banner link, follow the step by step process and within minutes you could be playing to win the latest EuroMillions jackpot.
In every EuroMillions draw there are a total of 13 prizes available to win, including the jackpot. To start winning a EuroMillions prize players have to match a minimum of two of the main numbers drawn. The different EuroMillions prizes and the odds of winning a prize are:
|EuroMillions Matches||Odds of Winning|
|Match 5 + 2||1 in 116,531,800|
|Match 5 + 1||1 in 6,473,989|
|Match 5 + 0||1 in 3,236,995|
|Match 4 + 2||1 in 517,920|
|Match 4 + 1||1 in 28,774|
|Match 4 + 0||1 in 14,387|
|Match 3 + 2||1 in 11,771|
|Match 3 + 1||1 in 654|
|Match 2 + 2||1 in 822|
|Match 3 + 0||1 in 327|
|Match 1 + 2||1 in 157|
|Match 2 + 1||1 in 46|
|Match 2 + 0||1 in 23|
Since the EuroMillions started in 2004 there have been some very notable wins. The biggest ever top prize win in the EuroMillions was a very impressive €185 million which was won by the UK ticket holders Colin and Chris Weir on the 12th July 2011.
Other impressive EuroMillions jackpot wins include two winning tickets, one from Belgium and the other from Portugal who both matched the EuroMillions results in March 2011 to win just over €138.2 million. To add to that in May 2009 a Spanish woman matched the five plus two combination drawn to take home €126,231,764.
The EuroMillions results are always available to view online shortly after the main draw has taken place. In addition to that you will be able to view the prize breakdown including the amount of winners and also the next jackpot amount once all the information has been approved and verified.