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EuroMillions Jackpot Climbs To £63 Million

The EuroMillions jackpot has risen to its highest amount for more than three months following a rollover in the latest draw on Tuesday night. The top prize for Friday night stands at £63 million (€72 million).

The draw on Tuesday 12th May was the seventh in a row without a winner, as nobody matched the full set of numbers - 9, 16, 29, 37 and 39, plus Lucky Stars 4 and 11. However, it was still a memorable night for more than one million players who picked up prizes.

The biggest winner in the main draw was someone from Portugal who landed €425,436. A UK ticket holder also landed £1 million in the supplementary Millionaire Maker game after matching the winning code ZZQR 96096. Go to the EuroMillions Results page for complete details about Tuesday’s draw.

The jackpot has been growing since Manchester man Ryan Hoyle scooped £58 million on Friday 17th April. The last time that a larger top prize was available was back on 7th February, when a Superdraw offered €130 million (£110 million). A Spanish player won the full amount on the night.

A total of eight jackpots have been won since the start of the year. Two of those winners have come from the UK, two from Portugal, and one each from France, Ireland, Spain and Luxembourg. The UK has been the most successful country in EuroMillions history with 106 jackpot wins.

Spanish Ticket Sales to Resume

While draws have continued every Tuesday and Friday as normal, ticket sales in Spain have been suspended since 15th March due to the coronavirus. Loterías y Apuestas del Estado (SELAE), which runs EuroMillions in Spain, halted operations after the country went into lockdown.

However, with restrictions now easing, it has been announced that sales will resume. The exact date has not yet been confirmed as it will depend on how the government’s de-escalation plan develops, but SELAE has said that tickets will either go on sale again on Monday 18th May or Saturday 23rd May. Spanish players will then have the chance to buy tickets for the next multimillion-euro jackpot. 

Regardless of which country you are located in, the safest way to take part is online as it eliminates the need to go outside. You are also guaranteed to receive any prizes you win as you will be informed straight away by email. Take part now for the chance to win £63 million.

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Published: Wed, 13 May 2020 - 10:02am
Published By: Euro-Millions.com