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EURO MILLIONS
Euro Millions

Participating Jurisdictions Population
in Millions
Österreichische Lotterien ( Austria) 8,129,300
La Loterie Nationale (Belgium) 10,396,421
La Française des Jeux (France) 61,700,000
An Post National Lottery Company (Ireland) 3,917,203
La Loterie Nationale (Luxembourg) 440,000
Jogos Santa Casa (Portugal) 10,356,117
Loterías y Apuestas del Estado (Spain) 41,837,894
Loterie Romande (Switzerland) 1,804,608
Swisslos (Switzerland) 12,861,512
Camelot (UK) 59,500,000
TOTAL 210,943,055

Game Sales
Calendar
Full Year
Total Game Sales
in €
Per Caps
€ euro
Total Game Sales in $
($1 = €1.32)
Per Caps
$ dollar
2005 €3,435,836,544 €16.94 $4,535,304,238.08 $22.36
2006 €5,156,196,790 €25.39 $6,806,179,762.80 $33.52
2007 €4,274,847,600 €20.85 $5,642,798,832.00 $27.52
2008 €4,722,056,928 €22.96 $6,233,115,144.96 $30.31
2009 €4,997,345,992 €24.30 $6,596,496,709.44 $32.07
2010 €5,044,482,258 €23.61 $6,658,716,580.56 $31.17
2011 €6,840,495,056 €31.72 $9,029,453,473.92 $41.87
2012 €7,351,111,186 €34.09 $9,703,466,765.52 $44.99

Background Information
  • Operates across 10 European lotteries, 9 Countries, 3 currencies & 2 time zones
  • Concept proposed in Camelot's 2nd Licence proposal in 2002
  • Launched February 2004 in France, Spain and the UK.
  • In October 2004, the founding partners were joined by 2nd phase partners, Austria, Belgium, Ireland, Luxembourg, Portugal, and Switzerland.
  • Community wide enhancement May 2011 - extra draw day and matrix change
  • Delivering weekly sales from $100 million+
  • Record jackpot to date is $264 million cash

Current Game (since May 2011)

  • Double Matrix of 5/50 & 2/11 Lucky Stars selected
  • 50% prize payout and 13 prize tiers
  • Odds of 1 in 116 million to hit the jackpot
  • Odds of 1 in 13 to win any prize
  • Jackpot cap at €190 million ($250 million)
  • All prizes are cash
  • Price per bet: £1.50 in UK/CHF3.00 in Switzerland/€2 in all others
  • Rolling jackpot starting at €15 million minimum (approximately $19 million)
  • Draws on Tuesdays & Fridays

News Archive for CY2016
October 10, 2016 Who Has Heard of the Euromillions Millionaire Academy? -- It’s the One School Everybody Wants to Go to.
October 7, 2016 EuroMillions Punters Vent Fury as National Lottery Website Crashes Under Strain of Millions Trying to Buy Tickets for £136m Jackpot
September 28, 2016 EuroMillions Lottery Changes Increase Prizes, Delivers More Winners
July 12, 2016 Euromillions Gets Even Bigger and Even Better For UK Players

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