EuroMillions Information Archive
Anyone who has played lottery games such as EuroMillions for any length of time will have read about jackpot winners who reported that their winning numbers came to them in a dream. Usually such dreams occur all by themselves, but there are things that lottery players can do to increase their chances of dreaming about lottery numbers. Of course, playing numbers that you come across in a dream doesn’t actually increase your odds of winning, but it’s certainly an interesting approach and – if you happen to get extremely lucky – it just might help you land a big win! - (19/4/12)
Overdue EuroMillions numbers are those numbers from the available range that haven’t been drawn for the longest period of time. The most overdue main numbers are therefore the five numbers in the main number range of 01 to 50 that were drawn least recently, whilst the most overdue Lucky Star numbers are the two numbers in the Lucky Star range of 01 to 11 that were drawn least recently. - (20/2/12)
At this time of year it is quite common for people to set themselves at least a few New Year resolutions – things that they commit themselves to doing or not doing for the duration of the year ahead. For the benefit of EuroMillions lottery players who are currently thinking of doing this we would like to suggest a handful of New Year resolutions that can help to make your lottery gaming easier, safer and maybe even a little bit luckier…
Although every possible combination of numbers has exactly the same chance of appearing in a EuroMillions game, playing pattern entries (where your selections are selected according to a predetermined order) is something that many people enjoy doing. The downside of playing pattern entries is that if they land the jackpot there is a higher likelihood that it will have to be shared with other players who use the same pattern, so if you want to play pattern entries it is a good idea to make sure that one or more of your selections deviate from the pattern or that you only apply the pattern to a certain part of your entry. Here are two examples of what we mean: - (24/10/11)
The jackpot in the EuroMillions lottery is never less than €15 million and it is often much more. At the same time, the odds of winning any prize at all are a very impressive 1 in 13. Both of these things make EuroMillions extremely popular, but the game also happens to be one of the best as far as online playability is concerned. Whilst some lottery games still require players to buy paper tickets from offline retail outlets (which isn’t always good for the rainforests), EuroMillions tickets can be purchased online very easily, and the EuroMillions online advantages don’t stop there… - (26/8/11)
EuroMillions rules aren’t complicated, but for new players who would like a quick and informal guide to the EuroMillions rules that are most important, we are happy to provide just that. Spend a few minutes reading this article on EuroMillions rules and you’ll be able to start playing the EuroMillions lottery with complete confidence that you can claim any prize your ticket wins. We look at many different aspects and the page will be updated as and when there are any amendments to the rules governing the game. - (29/6/11)
EuroMillions lottery players who have an Apple iOS device (iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch) will be pleased to hear that we there is a free EuroMillions Lottery App which can be downloaded directly from the iTunes App Store. The application has been specifically designed to give EuroMillions lottery players all the information and tools they need to keep up with the game whilst on the move, and as long as you have mobile or WiFi coverage you will never again have any difficultly in obtaining the latest EuroMillions results just because you happen to be away from your PC. - (21/3/11)
EuroMillions is not only one of the biggest lotteries in the world, it also has features which make it even better – at least in certain respects – than other big lottery games such as Mega Millions and Powerball in the USA. Recognising these winning features is important because it give players a greater sense of appreciation for the game and therefore makes participating in EuroMillions even more satisfying. Here then, are just some of the reasons why EuroMillions is a real winner, quite apart from the fact that it just happens to be the biggest lottery game in the whole of Europe… - (3/2/11)
Once upon a time a lottery enthusiast could only participate in those lottery games that happened to be operated in his own country, but the advent of the internet has changed that situation and today almost anyone can choose to play whatever global lottery games they please. Of course, rules concerning the minimum age of players and so on must always be observed (otherwise you just might win a lottery jackpot and be unable to claim it!) but all geographic limitations have been removed thanks to the ability to buy lottery tickets online. - (11/1/11)
EuroMillions rollover draws give players the chance to win even bigger jackpots than usual, but the cost of tickets and the odds of winning remain exactly the same as they do in a draw that offers a regular €15 million jackpot. Because of this, many players take rollover draws even more seriously than they do standard draws, and it is for those enthusiasts that we now offer a selection of EuroMillions Rollover Tips. Not only will these tips help you to increase your enjoyment of rollover draws, some of them could actually improve your chances of winning the EuroMillions rollover jackpot itself… - (1/11/10)
Playing the EuroMillions lottery game is always quite straightforward, but the internet has given players several ways to make their involvement even easier. Whilst most of our regular readers will be aware of the various ‘labour-saving’ options available to players thanks to our previous articles, we thought that it might be useful to gather all of the main ones together in a single place for anyone who is relatively new to the game. Here then is our latest article, EuroMillions Made Simple. Follow the advice it contains and your EuroMillions experience will soon be as smooth and effortless as you could hope for… - (29/7/10)
Some people assume that EuroMillions and other lottery games are of little benefit to anyone except the eventual winners and the organisations that are responsible for running them. Whilst that view might appear plausible to those who have never played EuroMillions, regular players know that it is far from accurate, and that when you look at the game in more detail it becomes very clear that EuroMillions benefits everyone. That really does mean everyone, and not just the people who choose to play the game or those who are legally old enough to play if they wanted to, as we will now explain… - (1/7/10)
Winning EuroMillions is a very big deal, especially if you manage to win a jackpot of €15 million or more outright. But what should you do if and when you manage to match the numbers required to win such a jackpot? There are obviously many things that you could do, but if you want a handy guide to help you navigate your way through the earliest stages of being a EuroMillions winner, read on… - (27/5/10)
When any EuroMillions player is lucky enough to beat the odds and win the jackpot, they have several tough decisions to make. How will they spend a part of their fortune? And where will they invest the rest of their cash so that it can grow but remain secure? These are difficult questions, but perhaps the most difficult is whether the winner should embrace EuroMillions publicity… - (7/4/10)
Everyone who plays the EuroMillions lottery game dreams of winning a life-changing jackpot, but from that point on the EuroMillions dreams vary from person to person. Some players dream of using a jackpot to live life in the fast lane, whilst others would prefer to slow right down. Our own survey of lottery players has identified the top four EuroMillions dreams – is yours listed here? - (8/3/10)
Many EuroMillions lottery players wonder if there are any strategies that might be particularly useful when playing for Euromillions Superdraw jackpots and Mega Jackpots. Our answer is that there are a handful of strategies that can be effective when playing in Superdraw and Mega Jackpot games. Take a look at the following ideas and see if you might like to give them a try… - (16/9/09)
EuroMillions Casino is a great place to pass the time between EuroMillions lottery draws, and it could help you to win big money even if your lottery numbers don’t come up! The EuroMillions Casino offers more than 70 games, and you won’t need to download anything to start playing. Even better, you can try all of the games for free! - (11/6/09)
Picking lottery numbers for EuroMillions or any other game is a very personal thing, and the great thing about lotteries is that no matter what method you use to pick your lottery numbers, you have exactly the same chance of winning the jackpot as anyone else. Let’s look then, at the most popular methods that people use to pick their lottery numbers... - (27/5/09)
Euro-Millions.com is now on Twitter, and this means that you can follow us and receive the latest EuroMillions lottery results automatically sent to your mobile phone. Even better, it doesn’t cost you a penny to benefit from this service. - (22/4/09)
On 17th February 2012, a new set of rules were introduced in this pan-European lottery with regards to the Euromillions Jackpot cap. The jackpot cap signifies the maximum amount that the EuroMillions jackpot can reach, before it HAS to be won. The cap, as of 17th February 2012 was set at €190 million, and it can roll over only once before it has to be won.
Mega Jackpot draws are ones that offer an increased jackpot prize pool amount instead of a regular EuroMillions jackpot. It could be that a Mega Jackpot has been produced because of multiple rollovers in the usual manner for Euromillions or simply a rollover Superdraw. However the Mega Jackpot amount is reached they are usually above the £85/€100 million mark. A Mega Jackpot is several times bigger than one in a regular Euromillions lottery game. - (3/3/09)
The Guaranteed EuroMillions System is a clever little system for the EuroMillions lottery that guarantees you will have at least one Lucky Star number every time you play it. The system is similar to the Lucky Star System that we presented a few months ago, but the Guaranteed EuroMillions System only requires you to buy nine tickets! - (26/1/09)
How to Win EuroMillions is a question that players throughout Europe ask themselves on a weekly basis, and although there is no easy answer, we do have a few suggestions that might help you to improve your chances. First, remember that you don’t always need to win a jackpot to get rich. Many EuroMillions players have become wealthy overnight by matching five main numbers and just one Lucky Star, and the odds of achieving this are 1 in 6,473,989 – much better than the odds of winning a jackpot, which are 1 in 116,531,800. - (16/12/08)
EuroMillions, like all other lotteries, is a game of chance, and there is no way in which a player can influence the EuroMillions results that are published every Friday. However, there are lots of people who believe that you can improve your EuroMillions luck by making a few changes to your thinking habits... - (17/11/08)
Although there isn’t anything that you can do to change the odds of a particular set of numbers been drawn in a EuroMillions game, there are things you can do to improve your chances of winning. Here are five EuroMillions tips that could change your life... - (27/10/08)
The Lucky Star System is a simple lottery system for EuroMillions that ensures you will always get both Lucky Star numbers every time you use it. The system requires 55 entries, so is probably too expensive for many individuals, but if you belong to a EuroMillions syndicate it could be very useful. - (28/8/08)
If you’re going away on holiday then don’t forget about EuroMillions or you could miss out on a fortune. We can imagine nothing worse than returning from a holiday only to discover that our numbers had been drawn and we hadn’t bought a ticket! - (31/7/08)
Euro lottery is a phrase that is normally used to refer to the EuroMillions lottery game played in nine European countries. The Euro lottery was launched in 2004 and has quickly established itself as one of the biggest and most successful lotteries in the world. Euro Lottery offers a minimum jackpot of €15 million and eleven more levels of secondary prizes. This means that the odds of winning any Euro Lottery prize are an incredible 1 in 24. - (30/6/08)
The odds of winning the EuroMillions lottery jackpot are 1 in 116,531,800. The odds of winning the smallest possible prize are 1 in 23. And the odds of winning any of the prizes available are 1 in 13. Theoretically, this means that we could expect to win a prize twice a year if we play one ticket each week. Play two, three or more tickets each week and we could well win even more often. This is why EuroMillions syndicates are so popular – because sharing an interest in lots of tickets makes winning more likely. - (15/5/08)
A EuroMillions party can be a great way of celebrating a birthday, graduation, anniversary or any other event – especially if the people involved are big Euro Millions fans. You need to set the scene, choose your guests, buy tickets, and of course watch the lottery draw at your Euromillions Party. It could be a life changing event for you or one of your guests! Here are some ideas on how to organise a party that just might change your life forever... - (3/4/08)
Since the Euromillions was introduced back in 2004, there have been several Superdraws. A EuroMillions Superdraw is a special bumper jackpot which can be held to commemorate or celebrate a particular occasion. These occasions have in the past included the Euromillions anniversaries and introductions of new rules, but there are no hard and fast rules about when Superdraws appear, therefore they can take place at any time. - (31/1/08)
Playing the Euromillions lottery isn’t difficult, but there are a handful of tips that we can give you to make the game as enjoyable and straight forward as possible and whilst some of the following tips may seem obvious it's quite surprising how often it's the little things that are overlooked. Winning the lottery is a life changing experience and you don't want to miss it if it happens! - (22/9/07)
A special month for the Millioanire's Raffle game, played over November/December in th UK. Instead of just one Millionaire being made from the raffle, 50 will be made in one month.
For the 12th draw and designated Superdraws, the rules change, and something called a Rolldown comes into action. Instead of the jackpot rolling over again, it is redistributed to the next tier with winners in it.
As well as being the most popular lottery in Europe, EuroMillions is also a hot topic in pub quizzes, after-dinner conversations and trivia games. To give you a head start in being able to demonstrate your passion for all things lottery, we’ve compiled a handful of EuroMillions facts that never fail to raise a few eyebrows...
We all know that EuroMillions is the biggest lottery in Europe, but did you know that EuroMillions is actually a world leader as far as lottery games are concerned? If you didn’t take a look at the stats of some of the other major lottery games, then get ready to feel a rush of good old European pride!
The odds of winning the Euro lottery are 1 in 116,531,800. Long odds for sure, but not bad with such huge sums at stake. In this article you can compare your odds of wining with some unusual alternatives.
Numerology is a system of belief which places importance on numbers as auspicious symbols. According to many numerological schools of thought, your name can be converted into a single digit number which is likely to be particularly lucky for you. Whilst there is no scientific explanation for why this should be so, we thought it might be interesting to provide you with a quick and easy way of finding this lucky number. Who knows, if you include it as one of your Lucky Star numbers it could help you to become a future EuroMillions jackpot winner?
Some Euro lottery players are experimenting with a new approach to winning that involves “ordering” riches from the cosmos! The idea of being able to place orders for the fulfillment of personal desires and wishes with a hypothetical all-pervading “universal intelligence” is not particularly new