Biggest Eurojackpot Jackpot
The biggest ever Eurojackpot win is €90 million, a figure that has been reached on a number of occasions. As this represents the game’s jackpot cap, it can roll no further once it hits this level. The first ticket holder to win €90 million was a Czech man, who matched all five main numbers and two Euro numbers in the draw on Friday 15th May 2015.
The winner, who bought his Eurojackpot ticket in the city of Pardubice, chose to remain anonymous and took nearly three weeks to come forward, having spent time considering how to deal with his newfound wealth. On collecting his winnings, he chose to take an initial Kč270,000 (approximately €10,000) in cash and then left, insisting that he needed to catch a train.
Other Big Eurojackpot Prizes
- Five players (three from Germany, one from Denmark and one from the Netherlands) shared €90 million on Friday 6th January 2017, the first time the game’s jackpot had been shared. Each player collected €18 million.
- On Friday 14th October 2016, a ticket holder from the Black Forest in Germany became the second winner of €90 million.
- A player from Finland became their country’s biggest ever lottery winner when they claimed €86.9 million on Friday 14th April 2017.
- A ticket holder from Hessen in Germany won €84.7 million on Friday 29th July 2016. This wasn’t just a large Eurojackpot win; it was also the biggest lottery prize in German history at the time.