German Eurojackpot Success as Top Prize of €84.7 Million is Won
1st August 2016 9:24 AM
One Eurojackpot ticket holder certainly had a weekend to remember after securing a jackpot of €84.7 million. The lucky player from Germany successfully matched all five main numbers and two Euro numbers to end a run of 10 straight rollovers that stretched all the way back to May.
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The winning numbers were 4, 8, 22, 36 and 44, with 5 and 10 emerging as the two Euro numbers. The jackpot winner wasn't the only player to celebrate a night of Eurojackpot success, as 11 ticket holders each claimed €241,736. The players, six players from Germany, two from Finland and one each from Denmark, Norway and Slovakia, were all greeted with good fortune as they matched five main numbers and one Euro number. A further 1,814,739 Eurojackpot fans were able to claim prizes ranging from €8.50 in the Match 2+1 prize tier to €52,139 in the Match 5 prize tier. For a complete breakdown of prizes and additional draw information, head to the Eurojackpot Results page.
This latest jackpot win is the 34th in Eurojackpot history and the seventh since the start of the year. The victory also sees German players increase their lead at the top of the winners table, with an astonishing 15 clean sweeps, five ahead of nearest rivals Finland who currently sit on 10. The two nations, who account for almost three quarters of all jackpot wins, have produced every top prize recipient since a Spanish player claimed a reward of over €31.5 million on the 9th of October 2015. This statistic is certainly one that ticket holders in the 15 other participating countries will want to change very soon.
This Friday’s jackpot is worth a guaranteed €10 million, a prize that would surely prove life-changing to any potential winner. If you’d like to be in with a chance of scooping this colossal sum of cash, simply purchase your Eurojackpot ticket online or from any authorised retailer. Best of luck!
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