UK Euromillions:
Actual Jackpot, Rules, Last Results, Checker and All Rules

Actual jackpot

£88,000,000

Last result - 14. Aug 2018

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15
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Show More Euromillions Results
Date Result Jackpot
10. Aug 2018
18
20
36
43
44
3
9
£75,029,200
8x
Rollover!
07. Aug 2018
16
28
29
30
36
8
10
£67,720,000
7x
Rollover!
03. Aug 2018
7
26
36
38
43
6
12
£61,780,400
6x
Rollover!
31. Jul 2018
20
25
34
42
45
6
11
£50,637,600
5x
Rollover!
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Euromillions
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Euromillions is a lottery founded in 2004 played across nine European countries. You can win in one of 13 prize levels. The guaranteed minimum for the jackpot is EUR 15 million. The record-breaking winning prize in Euromillions was drawn in 2012. The winner cashed EUR 190 million.

When you buy at least one Euromillions line you will be automatically included in an add-on feature called Millionaire Maker, extending your chances to win one million British pounds. Sometimes you can find out Euromillions as Euro lottery. Below you can find all information about this lottery.

How to play Euromillions

Star with question mark: How to play EuromillionsYou will pick 7 numbers, 5 from the main line from 1 to 50. The remaining 2 numbers, called Lucky star, must be picked from 1 to 12. Alternatively, you can choose to play what is called Lucky dip, in which all seven numbers are randomly generated. Next, you will choose the day of draw and the number of weeks.

Your participation in Millionaire maker will be automatic after buying at least one line of the main game.

During each draw, five main numbers plus two Lucky Star numbers are drawn from the pot.

Euromillions draw time and day

Euromillions draw machine with numbersTickets are drawn each Tuesday and Friday at 9 pm (CEST). Online ticket closing time always one and half an hour before the draw. You can note into you calendar all fridays as Euromillion friday.

As to Euromillions played over the internet, the closing time is displayed at the website of each online lottery retailer.

Prices

One line of Euromillions costs $2.5. The add-on (supplementary) game is free for everyone who buys at least one line of the main game.

Millionaire maker

Millionaire maker is an add-on feature to the UK version of Euromillions. Each draw guarantees one winner bringing home the prize of one million British pounds.

At the end of the main game drawing, a certified system will randomly select two special codes made up of four letters and five digits. This code is displayed at the bottom of your ticket. You get one special Millionaire Maker code (1 line = 1 code).

The actual add-on feature is free; all what you must do is play at least one line of the main game.

Euromillions prizes

Man with Euromillions checkThe Euro-version of Euromillions prize breakdown enables 13 prize levels. Two matched numbers are enough to win. The maximum jackpot is set at euro 190 million (£142 million), while the guaranteed minimum is euro 17 million.

The maximum jackpot was first won by Adrian and Gillian Bayford in 2012.

Prize breakdown table

Order of prizesMatchAvarage win
1.Match 5 numbers + 2 Lucky StarsJackpot
2.Match 5 numbers + 1 Lucky Stars£227,848
3.Match 5 numbers£23,586
4.Match 4 numbers + 2 Lucky Stars£2,307
5.Match 4 numbers + 1 Lucky Stars£123
6.Match 3 numbers + 2 Lucky Stars£78
7.Match 4 numbers £43
8.Match 2 numbers + 2 Lucky Stars£14
9.Match 3 numbers + 1 Lucky Stars£10.70
10.Match 3 numbers£9
11.Match 1 numbers + 2 Lucky Stars£7.50
12.Match 2 numbers + 1 Lucky Stars£6
13.Match 2 numbers£3.30

Top 5 UK Euromillions winners

We wrote a special article about 5 of the biggest UK Euromillions winners.

5 biggesr euromillions winners in UK

Super-draw

Euromillions SuperdrawFrom time to time, Euromillions organizers announce a special draw called super-draw. The draws are held three times a year but this is not a rule. Each super-draw has the same rules as a regular draw with one difference: The jackpot is raised to £114.5 million, the maximum is set at £167.2 million, a truly colossal jackpot.

For more information and ultimate guide about Euromillions superdraw check our a special article focused on this topic.

Euromillions Hotpicks

Euromillions hotpicks logois a supplementary game to Euromillions, using the same numbers and draws as the main game. As opposed to the main game, Hotpicks offers bigger wins for matching a smaller number of numbers. First, you must choose the number of numbers you wish to play with from 1 to 5. To win the main prize you must match all numbers. The winnings are guaranteed. In the case you choose five numbers you can win £1 million. For more details about this supplementary game visit our page dedicated to Euromillions Hotpicks.

Euromillions ticket

UK Euromillions lottery paper ticket

An illustration of a UK Euromillions ticket (2018)

Euromillions lottery tickets may differ depending on the way you play, either online or via a retailer. Below you will see a model lottery ticket and 5 steps to fill out the ticket. As far as online tickets are concerned, the illustration and the detailed guide are displayed with each recommended online lottery.

Ticket from a retailer (how to fill)

The design of the ticket may differ. The image you can see in our picture is of February 2018. If you want to play you simply take the following five steps:

  1. Choose a day to play
  2. Choose how many weeks you want to play for
  3. Choose 6 numbers from 1 to 59
  4. Or, the Lucky Dip!
  5. Bring the ticket to a service person who will return you the completed ticket with a supplementary game.
  6. Use our Euromillions checker to find out if you are last jackpot winner!

How to collect prize

From the day of draw you have 180 days to claim your prize. You can use several methods depending on the place of buying your ticket.

Playing online

  • £1 – £500: will be automatically credited to your lottery account.
  • £501 – £30.000 will be sent to your debit card registered to your lottery account First of all, you must confirm this card via a message sent by the organizer to your lottery account.
  • £30.001 – £50.000 will be paid out by check. If you use INKASO it will be sent to your bank account, or when using Pingit your winning will be added to your Pingit account..
  • £50.000+: Congratulations! Now you should call number 0333 234 44 33 to arrange an appointment to collect your money.

Playing in store

  • £1 – £500: You can collect your prize from any retailer
  • £501 – £30.000: can be collected from some selected retailers or at selected post offices
  • £30.001 – £50.000 can be collected at selected post offices by check (up to £500 in cash). Remember to take with you two ID documents
  • £50.000+: Congratulations! Now you should call number 0333 234 44 33 to ask about the conditions for collecting your money.

Syndicate

Euromillions syndicateEuromillions lottery portfolio contains syndicate lottery to increase your chances to win. Form a group of people to buy more tickets, wait for the draw and (if you win) share the prize equally and fairly.

More information, instructions and manual are available on a special page dedicated to lottery syndicate.

Euromillions odds

As already mentioned, the Euro millions lottery has a total of 13 prize tiers, each with different odds. The smaller the number of identical numbers the bigger your chances to win. More numbers means smaller chances but a bigger jackpot. The odds of winning the minimal prize (for matching just two numbers) are 1 in 22 and the jackpot 1 in 139,838,160. The breakdown of all tiers and the odds are shown in the below table.

Odds of winnigs Euromillions table

MatchOdds
Match 5 numbers + 2 Lucky Stars1 : 139,838,160
Match 5 numbers + 1 Lucky Stars1 : 6,991,908
Match 5 numbers1 : 3,107,515
Match 4 numbers + 2 Lucky Stars1 : 621,503
Match 4 numbers + 1 Lucky Stars1 : 31,076
Match 3 numbers + 2 Lucky Stars1 : 14,126
Match 4 numbers 1 : 13,812
Match 2 numbers + 2 Lucky Stars1 : 986
Match 3 numbers + 1 Lucky Stars1 : 707
Match 3 numbers1 : 314
Match 1 numbers + 2 Lucky Stars1 : 188
Match 2 numbers + 1 Lucky Stars1 : 50
Match 2 numbers1 : 22

Play Euromillions online – buy ticket

You can play Europe’s most popular lottery,  from the comfort of your home. The easiest way to play online is to visit the website of the National Lottery, the official seller of the Euromillions lottery in the UK. Log in or register and you can start. The play is open each day between 8am and 11pm. Don’t miss the closing time. Mobile users may use their smartphone application to play the lottery for example when waiting at a doctor’s office.

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Where I can buy Euromillions ticket

Euromillions newsagent - 40000 retailersIf you prefer keeping a genuine paper ticket in your hand you must go to the nearest shop which is the National Lotter retailer. In the UK, you will get the tickets from special machines, newsstands (tobacconists)  or at some selected post offices. You just have to go out to find the nearest retailer enabling lotto.

Brief history of Euro lottery

The multinational Euromillions lottery was launched on 7 February 2004 with the first draw taking place on 13 February. Nowadays. Euro lottery is played in 13 European countries. The founding members include: Great Britain, Spain and France. The lottery became so popular that on 8 October 2004 new members joined the three original founders: Belgium, Ireland, Austria, Luxembourg,  Portugal and Switzerland.

Initially, one line cost £1.50. On 7 November 2009, the price increased to £2. At the same time, the rollover limit was lifted and the maximum jackpot was set at €185 million. Six days later,  a game called Millionaire raffle was added in the UK guaranteeing one millionaire in each draw. On 10 May 2011 two Lucky Stars draws were added to the total of 11 draws, last tier Lucky Dip and a Tuesday draw. Two months later, on 12  July 2011, the maximum jackpot was raised to the current sum of €190 million (£142 million). Three years later, the supplementary game was renamed into the Millionaire Maker. The most recent of the “D” days was 24 September 2016, on which the price of a line was raised to £2.5 to extend the number of Lucky Star numbers from 11 to 12.

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