Brit Lands EuroMillions Jackpot
23rd January 2012 10:12 AM
A EuroMillions jackpot worth €48,895,464 (£40,627,241) was landed by a Brit (or a syndicate of Brits) in the game last Friday 20 January. The winning ticket matched all five main numbers (02, 10, 22, 27 and 28) as well as the two Lucky Star numbers (06 and 08) to finally stop the EuroMillions jackpot rolling any further – at least for the time being. That means the jackpot has now been reset to the standard €15 million (around £12 million) for the next draw this Tuesday 24 January.
There were a total of 3,384,129 prize-winning tickets in the EuroMillions game last Friday. Three tickets beat odds of 1 in 6,473,989 to match the five main numbers and one Lucky Star number, and each of those tickets is now worth €619,952 (£435,635). There were 12 winning tickets at the third-tier prize level, and each of those won €51,663 (£36,303) for matching the five main numbers only.
79 tickets matched four main numbers and both Lucky Stars to land a prize of €3,924 (£2,757) each, and another 1,836 tickets won €147 (£103) each by matching four main numbers and one Lucky Star. In the UK, the winning number in the Millionaire Raffle game was PBR607068, so the player who owns the ticket bearing that particular number is now £1 million richer than they were this time last week.
Players who want to include one or more ‘overdue’ numbers among their selections for the next EuroMillions game will be interested to note that the most overdue main numbers are currently 08, 35, 32, 46 and 15, whilst the most overdue Lucky Star numbers are 04 and 01. As always, the odds of all of those numbers coming up are exactly the same as the odds of any other batch of seven numbers being drawn, so whatever numbers you play you will have an equal chance of winning.
Play EuroMillions online today and if all seven of your particular numbers are selected this Tuesday you will soon be planning the rest of your life as a jackpot-winner. Enjoy the game and good luck!
Written by Tim Reynolds
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