Nine draws without a winner and here is EuroMillions at its highest level ever!
The European lottery which unites 12 countries (including Andorra, Monaco and Lichtenstein) is putting its biggest jackpot into play this Tuesday evening, with the sum of 220 million euros.
Players have until 8:15 p.m. to tick off the 5 correct numbers and the two stars, before the draw at 9:05 p.m.
The jackpot has not been won since September 7, and a "small" jackpot of 26 million euros won by a Spanish player.
This time, whoever comes to the end of the combination, with one chance in 139,838,160 of doing so, will win an unprecedented gain ... unless he has to share it with another lucky one who would have filled a perfectly identical grid. .
The queue in front of the gaming desks
The biggest EuroMillions win came in January by a Swiss player, with 210 million pocketed. The second biggest jackpot was pocketed by a French retiree from the south of France in December. This one recently highlighted in our columns his “new obligations”, and indicated having “a lot of things to manage” while slipping: “My everyday life is the same. “Constraints which are ready to face most of the players who line up in front of the gaming offices on Tuesday.
If the pot is not won on Tuesday, it will be rolled over four times.
The fifth draw for 220 million euros would therefore take place on Tuesday, October 26, with the certainty that this huge sum will be distributed, to rank one, or to the first winners of the lower ranks, knowing that there is a one in 7 chance. million tick 5 correct numbers and a star.
EuroMillions is designed to create new record jackpots on a regular basis.
Indeed, once the level of 220 million euros will be erased, the ceiling can climb to 230 million.
Once this in turn is won, it will be increased to 240 million euros and finally to 250 million euros.
This level is, according to the regulations of the game marketed in France by the FDJ, the last.
Since the creation of EuroMillions in 2004, 516 jackpots have been won, including 112 in France.
The record belongs to the UK, with 114 winners.
If a second French player were to collect more than 200 million euros in less than a year, the record for winning in the territory would be broken for the second time in less than a year, having held firm for more than eight years previously. (169.8 million for a player from the Alpes-Maritimes in November 2012).