EuroMillions

EuroMillions is a joint collaboration between the UK National Lottery, French lottery operator Française de Jeux, and Spain's Loterías y Apuestos del Estado (organizers of the famous El Gordo Draw). The game initially started off having only the UK, France, and Spain as the participating countries.

The game is available for players who reside in Andorra, Austria, Belgium, France, Ireland, the Isle of Man, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, and the UK. Today, you can play and win in the EuroMillions through OSA from anywhere in the world.

Quick Facts
Game Type5/50 + 2 Lucky Stars
First DrawFebruary 13th 2004
Draw ScheduleTuesday and Friday nights at 9:00 PM UK Time, 10:00pm CET in France and Spain
Draw VenueUK, France and Spain
Biggest Jackpot€190 Million October 24, 2014
Biggest Individual Winner/Payout€190 Million October 24, 2014

EuroMillions Draws are held every Tuesday and Friday. Each draw offers a minimum Jackpot of €17 Million. In the past years, however, EuroMillions' Jackpots have grown to a record €190 Million.

The best thing about winning the EuroMillions is that players who win in this lottery won't have to worry about big tax bites. Except for Portugal, Spain, and Switzerland, EuroMillions' prizes are completely tax free.

Here are some of the massive jackpots paid out by EuroMillions thus far:

November 20, 2015 — €163,553,041

June 12, 2015 — €129,204,405

March 6, 2015 — €100,000,000

October 24, 2014 — €190,000,000

June 13, 2014 — €137,313,500

March 4, 2014 — €129,384,564

January 7, 2014 — €130,277,772

November 15, 2013 — €100,000,000

June 25, 2013 — €187,937,614

March 29, 2013 — €132,486,743

December 21, 2012 — €101,835,641

November 13, 2012 — €169,837,010

September 28, 2012 — €100,000,000

August 10, 2012 — €190,000,000

October 7, 2011 — €117,705,979

September 13, 2011 — €162,256,621

July 12, 2011 — €185,000,000

May 13, 2011 — €121,019,633

March 25, 2011 — €138,210,534

October 8, 2010 — €129,818,430

May 14, 2010 — €100,037,101

February 12, 2010 — €129,618,406

February 5, 2010 — €100,000,000

November 2009 — €102,199,676

May 2009 — €126,231,764

September 2008 — €130,000,000

September 2008 — €119,349,706

February 2008 — €130,000,000

September 2007 — €130,000,000

November 2006 — €183,109,056

13 WAYS TO WIN…

There are 13 prize divisions in the EuroMillions, including the jackpot – or the first division – which the odds of winning are 1 in 139,838,160. You are almost always guaranteed a EuroMillions win due to the overall odds of winning any EuroMillions prize being 1 in 13.

Each of the prize tiers are pari-mutuel. Meaning, the individual prize in each tier varies depending on that week's ticket sales, the rollover amount (jackpot tier only) and the number of winners in that tier.

Winning the jackpot means matching 5 main numbers and 2 Lucky Stars. Players are to choose 5 main numbers between 1 and 50, and 2 Lucky Stars between 1 and 12.

The Prize Divisions are as follows.

DIVISIONMAIN NUMBERSLUCKY STARSPERCENTAGE OF PAYOUT
15232.00 %
2514.80 %
3501.60 %
442.80 %
541.70 %
640.70 %
732.50 %
8312.20 %
9222.30 %
10303.70 %
11126.50 %
122117.60 %
132018.00 %
Reserved Funds 8.60 %
TOTAL 100.00 %