The 100th EuroMillions Draw
The 100th EuroMillions draw took place on Friday 6th January 2006, following a streak of rollovers that had continued for the previous seven draws.
The winning numbers for the 100th EuroMillions draw were:
|Friday 6th January 2006||Draw Number 100|
Jackpot: €89,502,969.30 / £61,801,800
Total Winners: 2,673,143
Summary of the first 100 draws
- The first ever draw took place on Friday 13th February 2004 in France, Spain and the United Kingdom. One French ticket holder won the entire jackpot of €15,000,000.
- Due to the popularity of EuroMillions, six further countries (Austria, Belgium, Ireland, Luxembourg, Portugal and Switzerland) joined the game on 8th October 2004, taking the total participating countries to nine.
- Dolores McNamara of Ireland won €115.4 million on 29th July 2005, which at the time broke the record for the largest European lottery prize ever won!
By the time the first 100 draws had taken place, there had already been a total of 31 jackpot winners! Between them, they had won:
The list of jackpot-winning EuroMillions countries in the first 100 draws are as follows:
Seven of the nine participating EuroMillions countries had won at least one jackpot by the time the 100th draw had taken place. The two countries without jackpot wins were Austria and Luxembourg.
Austria's first jackpot winning draw was on 28th April 2006, where four tickets won the jackpot. The tickets were sold in Austria (x2), France and Portugal.
Luxembourg's first jackpot win didn't come until much later, on Friday 27th September 2013 where one lucky ticket was sold in the country to win the entire jackpot of €65,793,284.