The winning numbers on the evening were 14, 16, 39, 40 and 42 with Lucky Stars 1 and 4. As well as the jackpot winner, three players, one from the UK and two from Portugal, matched five main numbers plus one Lucky Star to each pocket £250,492 (€328,474), while another four participants matched five main numbers to net £62,623 (€82,118) each. The other prizes won ranged between £3.40 (€4.50) for matching two main numbers and £4,174 (€5,474) for matching four main numbers plus both Lucky Stars. You can find a full EuroMillions prize breakdown in the Results section, along with the night’s winning Millionaire Maker code, which is worth a cool £1 million to the UK player whose ticket provides a perfect match.
Boosted by their jackpot winner, the UK came out emphatically in first place out of all the countries taking part as a prize pool of £24.9 million was shared between 358,273 players. Portugal came second in terms of the amount of money won as €2.2 million was split 206,834 ways. There were 284,301 winners in Spain, grabbing a combined €2.1 million
There will be a jackpot of £10 million (€15 million) up for grabs in the next draw on Friday night. You can get involved now by picking up a ticket online or by visiting an authorised retailer in one of the participating countries and, who knows, you could get to walk off into the sunset with an oversized eight-figure cheque stuffed into your back pocket. Good luck!