Mobile Euro Millions Lottery

In a little over 11 years, the Euro Millions Lottery has made hundreds of winners rich, and a select few dozen very, very rich indeed. The Euro Millions Lottery is a transnational lottery available to citizens of Andorra, Austria, Belgium, France, Ireland, the Isle of Man, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, but it is also accessible to Australians and other keen lottery players around the world via online casinos registered in any of those countries.

Draws are held every Tuesday and Friday evening in Paris, and with features like the UK Millionaire Maker, a guaranteed Pound-Sterling millionaire is created twice a week in the UK alone. If the first-division jackpot is not won after a draw, it rolls over and is added to the jackpot of the next draw. The Euro Millions Lottery structure, requiring players to match five main numbers from a pool of 50 and two lucky star numbers from a pool of 11 for a first-division jackpot win, means that these wins are rare, so it lends itself to frequent rollovers.

Cumulative jackpots can reach as high as €190-million, and regular Super Draws and Event Draws pay jackpots of €100-million or more. At an exchange rate of AU$1.50 to the Euro, those are seriously impressive amounts. Australian lottery enthusiasts keen to explore the Euro Millions Lottery will find everything they need to know at, along with plenty of information about other online lottery options. Our site is a one-stop lotto shop and we pride ourselves in empowering players with the information they need to win big.

Five Numbers in Euro Million Lottery

At each Euro Millions Lottery draw, five main balls are drawn from a barrel spinning 50 balls, and the two lucky star balls from a barrel spinning 11 balls. Although the player has to match all five main numbers and both lucky star numbers to win the first-division jackpot, there are twelve lesser winning combinations that will win progressively larger amounts, starting with only two matched main numbers and no lucky stars.

So while hitting the biggest jackpots may be a once-in-a-lifetime experience, the upside is that players stand a better chance at winning smaller amounts every time than they do in lotteries that only pay combos of three or more. Sometimes they may win just their stake back, but at the other end of the scale, they can net several hundred thousand Euros.

Rollovers can Mean Bigger Second-Tier Payouts

By 2009, the frequency of rollovers and the size of the resulting jackpots had got to a point where a change was required, and a jackpot pool cap was introduced. Since January 2012, that cap has been locked at €190-million. Once rollover jackpots reach that figure, any additional prize money at each draw is redistributed among the next prize division containing at least one winner; for example, anyone with a match of five main numbers but only one lucky star number.

If a capped jackpot is not won after two draws, the entire €190-million is also split between the next-level winners. These changes have made the medium-value combination returns even more rewarding. For anything else you need to know about the Euro Millions Lottery and online lotteries in general, check out what else has to offer.

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