About EuroMillions

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What is EuroMillions?

EuroMillions is Europe's biggest rolling jackpot lottery game. Simply select five numbers from 1 to 50 and now two Lucky Stars from 1 to 11.

The Tuesday and Friday EuroMillions draws normally take place in Paris, and five numbers are drawn along with two Lucky Stars. Match a minimum of two main numbers to win a prize. Match five numbers and two Lucky Stars to win the jackpot, or a share of it!

EuroMillions also includes the UK Millionaire Raffle, which creates two new UK millionaires every week - guaranteed! Every time you purchase a line of EuroMillions numbers you'll be issued with a unique UK Millionaire Raffle selection - which will be displayed on your ticket.

What has happened to EuroMillions?

From Tuesday 10th May 2011 we introduced an extra draw on Tuesdays. This also means that two UK millionaires will now be guaranteed every week in the UK Millionaire Raffle.

There is a new lower prize level for matching two main numbers and you can now choose two Lucky Stars from 1 to 11 (instead of 1 to 9), as well as five main numbers from 1 to 50 as before.

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What is the UK Millionaire Raffle?

EuroMillions includes the UK Millionaire Raffle which means that every time you purchase a line of EuroMillions numbers, you'll be issued with a unique UK Millionaire Raffle selection - displayed on your ticket. This selection will be entered into the UK Millionaire Raffle draw.

The Millionaire Raffle is only open to players in the UK and every draw someone will win £1million - guaranteed!

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How do I play online?

To play online, you'll first need to open a National Lottery Account. If you haven't yet opened one, we'll prompt you to do so once you've completed your online play slip (see 'How do I enter my numbers' below).

A National Lottery Account lets you play Lottery Draw Games and our exciting Instant Wins online. To get started, you can transfer as little as £10 to your National Lottery Account from your debit card, and transfer money back to your bank account at any time. For your added security we do verify your details. If we can't authorise your application immediately online, you can also register for an Account by post.

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How do I enter my numbers?

Simply complete the online play slip:

1. Enter five numbers from 1-50 and two Lucky Star numbers from 1-11. Or pick 'Lucky Dip' for a random selection.

2. Choose which draws to enter and the number of weeks you'd like to play. You can choose to play up to four weeks in advance.

3. Play up to four lines of numbers on the main EuroMillions play slip, or select 'Add more lines' to play up to 20 lines with multiple tickets.

4. Next, click 'Play Now':

5. Your Millionaire Raffle selection will be displayed on your completed ticket, under your EuroMillions numbers.

  • If you're already signed into your National Lottery Account, your EuroMillions draw ticket will now be displayed, with the details stored safely in your Account
  • If you're yet to sign into your National Lottery Account, you'll now be prompted to do so. Once you've signed in, your EuroMillions draw ticket will be displayed, with the details stored safely in your Account
  • If you've yet to open a National Lottery Account, you'll now be prompted to do so. In the meantime, our system will remember your play slip details. Once you've opened your Account and added funds, your EuroMillions draw ticket will be displayed, with the details stored safely in your Account.
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How much does it cost?

EuroMillions costs £2 per play, which includes automatic entry into the UK Millionaire Raffle.

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Where are my ticket details kept?

We keep your ticket details safe and secure in your National Lottery Account, so you can view them online whenever you like (except when our system is closed for maintenance).

To access your Account, click 'Sign in' at the top right of the homepage, then enter your secure username and password. If you can't remember your sign-in details, click the 'Forgotten username or password' link for assistance.

Once you've signed in, select 'Tickets', under the 'Games' menu, to view your ticket details.

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What happens if I win?

For your convenience, we'll pay most winnings directly to your National Lottery Account or your debit card. You can claim your prize the day immediately after you win it. Here's how we pay you:

Wins of up to £500

We pay these directly to your Account. You can either transfer them to your debit card or use them to play more games.

Wins of £501 to £5,000

We pay these directly to your debit card, so you can quickly start to enjoy them.

Wins of more than £5,000

You must claim wins of more than £5,000 by calling the National Lottery Customer Care Team on 0845 278 8000. For these, you'll be paid by cheque.

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When can I play?

You can play EuroMillions online every day from 8am (sometimes earlier) until 11.00pm.

Remember that EuroMillions ticket sales close at 7.30pm on Tuesdays and Fridays for that evening's draw. Tickets are available again from 9pm — all tickets purchased after this time will be entered into the next draw.

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When can I watch the draws?

The Tuesday and Friday draw shows are available to watch exclusively online from about 9:30pm on Tuesday and Friday evenings, and include the UK Millionaire Raffle Draw.

There will also be a results update on BBC One at 10:35pm on each of those nights.

Watch the latest EuroMillions draw

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How big can the EuroMillions jackpot get?

The maximum the jackpot can grow to is now the sterling equivalent of 190 million Euros.

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What happens when the EuroMillions jackpot gets to €190 million and there are no jackpot winners?

  • Once the jackpot has reached its maximum of €190 million in a EuroMillions draw, it will not increase.
  • Any additional prize money above €190 million in that draw will be passed down to the next prize-winning level - e.g. if the jackpot fund is €200 million, the jackpot will remain at €190 million and €10 million will pass to the next prize tier (players with five main numbers and one lucky star), assuming there are prize-winners at this level. If there aren't, the €10 million will pass to the next tier with winners.
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How many times can the jackpot roll over if it remains at €190 million?

Once the jackpot has reached the cap of €190 million, it can only roll once before it must be won. If it is not won after one roll, the full jackpot prize fund of €190 million will roll down to the next tier with winners.

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  • Giant jackpots every Tuesday and Friday
  • Includes the UK Millionaire Raffle - guaranteed UK millionaire every draw
  • Europe's biggest-ever, rolling jackpot lottery game