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Playing the EuroMillions Lottery Game

Jun 7, 2008
EuroMillions is a pan-European lottery, which was first launched by France, Spain and Camelot in the United Kingdom. The first EuroMillions drawing took place on Friday February 13, 2004 in Paris. In October of 2004, 6 more lotteries, from Austria, Belgium, Ireland, Luxembourg, Portugal, and Switzerland joined, making Euro Millions a 9 lottery game. EuroMillion drawings every Friday night in Paris. A standard EuroMillions ticket costs 2 pounds per line played. Prizes, besides the jackpot, are sized according to participation per country.

Playing EuroMillions

Do you live in Europe and are itching to have some fun?! If so, you'll definitely want to check out EuroMillions. EuroMillions is easy to play and loads of fun. To play EuroMillions, you simply select five main numbers from 1 to 50 and two Lucky Star numbers from 1 to 9. Any person 18 and over can play EuroMillions. In the UK, persons 16 and over can play. The odds of winning a EuroMillions prize are 1 in 24. If you match all 5 main numbers and both Lucky Star numbers, you win the jackpot!

Why Should You Play EuroMillions

Not only is EuroMillions an exciting game to play with great chances of winning a cash prize, it also benefits players and their countries. While 50% of the winnings go back to winners in the form of prizes, a whopping 28% of the winnings go back to the participating countries for their respective Good Causes, as determined by the respective governments. When you play EuroMillions, you will not only have fun, you'll also be supporting a great cause!

Some EuroMillions Big Winners

In July of 2005, after rolling over nine times, the biggest jackpot every won by a single person was won by Delores McNamara in Ireland. McNamara, who won $152 million and is a 45 year old mother of six remains the biggest individual winning in the history of EuroMillions.

In August of 2007 there were two huge EuroMillions winners. On August 10th, Angela Kelly, a 40 year old former postal administrator and resident of Scotland won a jackpot of 35.4 million pounds. This is the largest lottery win to ever occur in the UK. Not even a month later, on August 31st, Voccaro Joseph, a French guitarist won 29.1 million pounds.

These are examples of the way EuroMillions has transformed the lives of people just like you. You too, can win the EuroMillions and transform your own life!

Buying EuroMillions Tickets

If you want to play EuroMillions, you can go to any lottery terminal or log onto the official EuroMillions website. You can also log onto your official state website to purchase EuroMillions and other lottery tickets. These sites explain how to purchase tickets, and often times tickets can be purchased online so you can play most state lotteries from the comfort of your own home. You can also refer to official state websites for custom lottery news. Many sites offer lottery number generators to help make your lottery number picking easier for you. If you would like to purchase your tickets in person, you can also visit a local lottery terminal. No matter how you choose to purchase your tickets, or which tickets you choose to buy, you're bound to have some fun!
About the Author
Anthony Wayne works in the marketing department of online lottery site LuckyLotto in Pennsylvania. He is also editor of the Internet Bingo Blog a great source of internet bingo information.
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