9 quick facts about EuroMillions
EuroMillions has to be one of our favourite international lotteries. The jackpots are big and it’s easy to play, it’s no wonder it’s one of the most popular lotteries in the world!
Got 30 seconds? Here are some quick facts about EuroMillions!
Where it began
The first EuroMillions draw was held in 2004 in the UK, France and Spain, but soon expanded to other countries across Europe including Austria, Belgium, Ireland, Luxembourg, Portugal and Switzerland.
SUPERDRAWS are super
No one knows when a EuroMillions superdraw will be held, but when they make the announcement you better be ready for a big jackpot! It’s just like a regular draw, but offers a higher and guaranteed jackpot. The first ever superdraw was worth a whopping AUD$180 million.
You can stay anonymous
That’s right, there’s no need to make headlines when you win a EuroMillion’s big jackpot, you can remain anonymous and enjoy your win in privacy!
The winnings come from across Europe
The money for the EuroMillions prize pool is collected from across Europe, meaning bigger and better jackpots.
More divisions – more chances to win
While we love a EuroMillions jackpot, there are 13 prize divisions in EuroMillions meaning more chances to win.
Two times is better than one
Beating all the odds, David and Kathleen Long won EuroMillions twice in 2 years, pocketing just under AUD$2 million each time! See lightning does strike more than once!
You can win from Australia
Great news! You don’t have to live in Europe to win from EuroMillions, you can play our matched lottery European Millions from the comfort of your home right here in Australia with guaranteed equal prize money.
It’s easy to play
When you purchase an entry in our European Millions draw, we will purchase a matching ticket in the EuroMillions draw conducted in Europe. Our draws are government regulated and if you win we pay the exact same amount to you!
All you have to do is choose 5 numbers from 1 – 50 and 2 lucky stars from 1 – 12 to have a chance to win!
Draws are twice a week
As if one draw a week wasn’t enough, EuroMillions is drawn twice a week giving you even more chances to win the huge jackpots.
So what are you waiting for! Buy an entry in our European Millions draw and we will purchase a matching ticket in the EuroMillions draw conducted in Europe.
Vive la EuroMillions!
Who can play EuroMillions?
With The Lottery Office, Australians and New Zealanders can legally play to win from the draws of the EuroMillions through our matching lottery European Millions. You need to be a resident of Australia or New Zealand, and be over the age of 18.
Can you claim EuroMillions anonymously?
When you win from the draws of the EuroMillions with our European Millions lottery, you have the right to stay completely anonymous. You do not need to claim your winnings. If you win less than $10,000 they money will be automatically be deposited in your Lottery Office account shortly after the draw. If you win $10,000 or more, we will contact you to arrange payment.
EuroMillions where is it drawn?
The EuroMillions is drawn in Paris, each Tuesday and Friday at 20:45 Central European Time. Our Draw of the matching European Millions takes place at a comparable time in Darwin and has the exact same outcome of winning numbers and prize value.
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