In the last game on Friday 8th July, 570,303 participants scooped cash rewards, while Ireland was the last country to produce a jackpot winner when a syndicate of bus drivers scooped €23.8 million on Friday 1st July - but is also one of the countries to see less success in a given draw, with the total number of prize winners usually coming in at under 100,000.
A Swiss player broke the record for the country's biggest ever win on 2nd October 2018 after landing a jackpot worth CHF183 million. Tragically Colin, who split from his wife of 38 years last summer, died from sepsis late last year. You can also play Joker for a small additional fee, where you will be given six digits from 0 to 9 and can win prizes for matching the numbers in the same order they are drawn. Tickets in Austria cost €2.50 and have a claim period of three years - longer than any other participating EuroMillions country. Despite its tiny population, Luxembourg still produced three of the 25 winners in the inaugural European Millionaire Maker on 28th October 2016. To qualify, simply sign up at healthmillions.co.uk and use the promotional code 'ONEFREE'. In the UK, where the prize has rolled over 19 times, the current windfall waiting to be won is £167m.
A player from Portugal shares the record for the biggest win ever seen on EuroMillions, having scooped â¬190 million in October 2014.
And two ticket-holders matched four of five numbers in the EuroMillions HotPicks to bag £30,000. More than £9.7bn in prize money has been won in total in France – more than £1bn ahead of Spain. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. The player matched all five main numbers – 07, 10, 15, 44, 49 – and the two “lucky stars” – 03, 12 – in Tuesday’s draw. Every time you buy a line of EuroMillions numbers in Portugal you will receive a unique raffle code for the weekly M1lhÃ£o draw, which is all included in the cost of a â¬2.50 ticket. * Etoile+ prizes are only available in France where players can pay an extra fee for additional chances to win. MORE : Three lottery winners talk about what it feels like – and three charities reveal how they benefited, too, MORE : A National Lottery winner has just lost out on £1,000,000, MORE : Man who won $80m on lottery while getting divorced must give half the cash to ex, Get your need-to-know One French player is guaranteed to win â¬1 million in every draw thanks to the supplementary My Million game.
At the time of his death, Colin lived in a £1.1million five-bedroom seafront home in Ayr, which he bought in June 2018 after his marriage split. The following table shows how many EuroMillions prizes (of any amount) have been won overall and specific to each participating country: Each of the nine participating countries has produced at least one EuroMillions jackpot winner since the game began in 2004. Their jackpot win was closely followed by that of the Bayfords, who won Â£148 million a year later. Buy tickets for EuroMillions Superdraw 26th October 2020 EuroMillions is one of the biggest games in the world of online lotteries and the next EuroMillions Superdraw of 2020 is set to take place on Friday 20th November, offering a huge jackpot of at least €130 million. The jackpot will be used to pay all Match 2 prize winners in that draw a £5 cash prize in addition to their usual Lotto Lucky Dip. The following amounts include all winners from all participating countries. No-one in the UK grabbed the Thunderball jackpot of £500,000 but £9,424.40 was also won in the EuroMillions by another lucky punter, for matching five main numbers. National Lottery says it has ‘been a fantastic year’ for UK EuroMillions players. Disclaimer: The content and operations of this website have not been approved or endorsed by Camelot UK Lotteries Limited, the National Lottery Commission or SLE.
* This amount doesn't include the cash equivalent value of Mega Week prizes. The cost of a EuroMillions ticket is CHF3.50. Players in Walsall are now being urged to to check their unique EuroMillions UK code – as one of the prizes has yet to be claimed. Meanwhile, the rules for the National Lottery are changing next month - and it should mean people have more chance of scooping a cash prize. France, Spain and the UK were the first nations to offer the game when it started in February 2004, before Austria, Belgium, Ireland, Luxembourg, Portugal and Switzerland joined in October 2004. Meanwhile, another Briton scooped £1m in the Millionaire Maker Selection game. A single UK ticket-holder has won the £170m EuroMillions jackpot to become the country’s biggest ever lottery winner. About Us • It was the biggest jackpot ever claimed in the UK. He also shared his fortune with friends and charitable trusts, and passed on money to his two children with Christine – Carly, 32, and Jamie, 30. That’s 12 fewer than the two leading countries, France and Spain, who have had 90 jackpot winners each. Contact •
Portugal EuroMillions tickets are available in nine European countries. In tonight's incredible £79million EuroMillions jackpot draw one ticket has won the big prize and the lucky punter is in the UK - so get checking those tickets, Our free email newsletter sends you the biggest headlines from news, sport and showbiz. UK players may not have this option on a standard ticket, but there is nothing to stop them working out the different combinations themselves and buying multiple tickets, or entering into a EuroMillions syndicate where such systems are calculated on their behalf and the price of the entries is shared with other players. The next-highest contributor is Portugal, which has 69 jackpot winners – more than double Belgium’s total of 34. For example, France has approximately 64 million residents, while Luxembourg has just over 580,000, and it is reasonable to expect that the country with the larger pool of eligible players will have more entries into a EuroMillions draw and a greater chance of winning the jackpot or one of the bigger prizes on offer. There are several notable EuroMillions syndicate wins throughout the history of the game: About Us • According to Camelot, the exact amount won by the UK ticket holder is £79,315,197.70.
"The Lotto Rolldown feature has proven popular with our players since it was added in November 2018, with millions of players benefiting from boosted prizes in these Rolldowns.
The EuroMillions jackpot was last won on Tuesday 27th October by 1 ticket from the UK. The standard prize is â¬500 per winner. Camelot’s Andy Carter, Senior Winners’ Advisor at The National Lottery, said: "It’s amazing news for a UK ticket-holder who has scooped tonight’s amazing £79m EuroMillions jackpot. The numbers were 13, 15, 28, 44, 32 and the Lucky Stars were 3 and 12. There have also been two winners from Luxembourg. Almost 80 per cent of jackpot winners have celebrated as a result of a Friday draw, with only 90 of the 411 winners profiting from a Tuesday draw.
A Rolldown happens when the jackpot has rolled over so many times that the prize has to be won. There have been a total of 411 jackpot winners across Europe, which means the UK has provided just under a fifth of the newly-minted players. It remains to be seen if any country will be celebrating a big win tonight, when there is a jackpot of £25 million (€30 million), up for grabs, but if you want to be in with a chance you will have to buy a EuroMillions ticket by either playing online or visiting an authorised retailer in one of the participating nations. Alternatively, you can use the drop-down box to filter the table by Winning Location to show a single country's jackpot wins.