Europe EuroMillions information



The EuroMillions lottery was launched in 2004 and the first EuroMillions draw held on Friday the 13th of February in Paris. Initially, Spain, France and the UK were the only participating countries however, they were joined later that year by a further six countries; Austria, Belgium, Ireland, Luxembourg, Portugal and Switzerland. EuroMillions takes place on Tuesday and Friday evenings.
 
Hosted In Schedule Guess Range Jackpot Type Tax Requirements
Europe Tuesday 21:00
Friday 21:00
5/50 + LS 2/11 Cash About 20.00%
 

Prize Breakdown

Lottery Starts From: € 15,000,000
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The first Europe EuroMillions winner is Dolores McNamara, a 45-year-old mother of six from Garryowen, Limerick, Ireland. She won £77 Million in July 2005. The largest jackpot in EuroMillions history was won and collected by Colin and Chris Weir from Lars, North Ayrshire on the August 12th 2011. Comprising not only the UK but, Europe’s biggest winners, their staggering windfall corresponded to a whopping €185,000,000. At least twice a year, a Mega Jackpot is announced as the Super Draw- starting with an initial Jackpot of €100 Million and will rise up to its cap until won! There are 13 different ways to win the Europe EuroMillions and a Jackpot cap of €190 million which makes it even more popular around the globe!
 
Overview
Guess range 5/50 Lucky Stars 2/11
Jackpot type: cash
Tax requirements: About 20%
Country of Origin: France.