UK Player Wins €17.000.000 EuroMillions Jackpot


A stupendous year for UK EuroMillions jackpot punters has continued on Friday 27th October as one fortunate player guessed all five main numbers and two Lucky Stars to win €17,000,000. The top prize has now been claimed twice consecutively. In total, there have been 6 winners from the UK in 2017.

The numbers drawn on Friday night were 3, 16, 23, 32 and 39, with the two Lucky Stars being 1 and 4. Aside from the top prize winner, there were 3 players who matched 5 main numbers + 1 Lucky Star to grab €356,433. Another 16 players also scooped up €15,565 after matching 5 main numbers.

The other rewards won ranged from €4.20 for matching two main numbers to €3,205 for guessing 4 main numbers plus two Lucky Stars.

EuroMillions UK Success

The United Kingdom now boasts 69 jackpot winners since the launch of EuroMillions in 2004, making it the third nation with most success. France sits on top on 87 jackpot wins, with Spain edging closer with 84. Portugal is behind the United Kingdom on 66, while most of the other participating countries have also had multiple top prize winners.

The last time a ticket holder from the UK bagged the jackpot was on Friday 25th August, when another top prize of €17,000,000 was handed out. The latest UK lucky winner now has 180 days to come forward and claim their prize, and can decide whether to remain anonymous or to go public with their fortune

Play for the €28,000,000 EuroMillions Jackpot

The jackpot has increased at €28,000,000 for the next draw on Friday 3rd November, after no one claimed the top prize on Tuesday’s draw, and participants are eager to take a chance on winning by choosing their lucky numbers. You can play in the next EuroMIllions draw by clicking here

Should You Go Public With a Big EuroMillions Win?

Any lucky EuroMillions participant who lands on a grand top prize should take some time to think about their future, as they take on financial advice and other plans, but one very important question that every Euromillions winner should consider is whether they should stay anonymous or go public.

The UK player who landed a £51.7 million (€54 million) jackpot on Friday July the 28th  has yet to decide whether or not they’d like to make their identity public after coming forward recently to claim their jackpot, but a few other top prize winners have opted to share their identities with the world and go public. Colin and Chris Weir, from Largs in Ayrshire, happily stepped into the media spotlight after picking up a cool £161.6 million (€164 Millions) in July 2011, while Gillian and Adrian Bayford also shared their story after winning £148.6 million (€152,000,000) August 2012.

Some winners in other EuroMillions participating nations can remain anonymous whilst still trickling some details of newfound lives to the media and public. Recently, the big Belgian winner of €153.8 million was revealed to be a married man who enjoys DIY, sports and the traditional Flemish dish of stew with fries. He was planning to buy a car and go to a holiday but more importantly he was determined to make charitable donations and help his children.

Players who choose to remain anonymous will be spared the media scrutiny that comes with the jackpot win and carry on their lives in total privacy, but others prefer to share their new with the world. Going public has its advantages too, it can help create business opportunities or, in the noble case of the Weirs, raise much needed awareness for charities.

Top prize winners will get the same level of help from EuroMillions regardless of whether they decide to go public or remain anonymous, but it is still something to think about should you be the next big EuroMillions winner. Another decision is how to choose your winning numbers, and you can either decide to use your lucky numbers or make use of our random number picker – Click here to play the next EuroMillions draw.

Good luck!

Everything You Need To Know About The EuroMillions Superdraw 2017

Click to play the next EuroMillions Superdraw

Finally, the long anticipated EuroMillions Superdraw of 2017 will be taking place on Friday 30th June, offering a guaranteed mammoth top prize of €100,000,000 and if any lucky player is fortunate to guess the winning numbers, they would become an instant hundred-millionaire. But what is a EuroMillions Superdraw and how does it work?

We invite you to read on to find out everything you need to know about the biggest European lotto event of the year.

What is a EuroMillions Superdraw?

A EuroMillions Superdraw offers an amazing starting guaranteed jackpot, usually around €100,000,000 regardless of whether anyone won in the previous draw. The Jackpot keeps increasing with every rollover. On Friday 30th June, the top prize will in fact be worth €100,000,000.

Can the top prize still be won in the preceding draw?

Yes, absolutely! If the top prize is won in Tuesday night’s draw, the jackpot for Friday night will still be a colossal €100,000,000.

How can EuroMillions guarantee such a large jackpot?

The draw funds for a EuroMillions Superdraw are subsidized by the Booster Fund. A special pool which receives 4.8% of the Common Prize Fund from every normal EuroMillions draw that takes place. A Booster Fund is essential at making sure that there is always sufficient funds to meet the minimum jackpot of €17,000,000. When the booster funds hit a surplus, EuroMillions officials can then organise big events such as Superdraws.

What happens if nobody wins the EuroMillions Superdraw jackpot?

If no ticket holder claims Friday’s €100,000,000 jackpot, the top prize will rollover just as it would in a regular draw and an even bigger prize will be available in the next draw

How big could the Superdraw jackpot get?

The top prize will keep rolling over until it reaches its cap of €190,000,000. The jackpot can then remain at this amount for 4 draws before it must be claimed. If no player matches all the numbers in the 4th draw at €190,000,000, the prize pool would be split amongst players in the highest winning tier.

Is this the first EuroMillions Superdraw?

No. The 1st Superdraw took place back in 2007. Having said that, this is the 1st Superdraw since Friday 30th  September 2016, when the top prize rolled over until a Belgian ticket holder snatched €168 million.

How Do I participate?

Just like a regular EuroMillions draw, you must pick five main numbers and two Lucky Stars number. You can play by clicking here. Ticket sales close on Friday 30th June at 17:00 CET

Good luck!