How to play Eurojackpot lottery
Eurojackpot lottery rules are quite simple and differ little from the rules of other major international lotteries..
The draw has a two-matrix format, that is, the player needs to choose numbers in two lottery rows - the main and the additional.
In the first row you need to choose 5 numbers ranging from 1 to 50, in the second - 2 numbers ranging from 1 to 10.
The order in which numbers are selected does not matter, while the numbers inside the row cannot coincide.
One full lottery bet consists of 7 rooms, exactly this amount is needed, for the ticket to be considered valid.
Lotto winnings are determined by the number of matches with the winning combination of draw numbers. When, if all numbers match, the ticket holder becomes the winner in the first prize category and receives the declared jackpot!
To win the minimum prize in the last prize tier, you need to guess at least 2 основных и один дополнительный номеро выигрышной комбинации тиража.
Eurojackpot lottery and charity
As befits a lottery, Lotto Eurojackpot was created and is maintained mainly for charitable purposes. Most of the lottery income, about 50% from the sale of tickets for each draw, go to the state treasury of the respective country (one of 17), and after that it is already allocated for social needs and projects.
In general, each country independently determines the directions, supported by funds, collected by the Eurojackpot lottery. In some cases, charitable activities are actively promoted, thereby attracting even more attention to the draw.
A prime example is a charity organization in Spain called ONCE., national society of the blind. ONCE helps visually impaired people find work, получить образование и жилье. Members of the organization emphasize in every possible way, that every lottery ticket sold in Spain contributes to helping blind people with disabilities in the country, thus increasing the reputation of the draw.
ONCE has existed since 1938 has enjoyed government support for years and many years, in particular, a charitable foundation with funds from the Eurojackpot lottery and others.
Compared to other lotteries, such as Euro Millions and German lotto 6 out 49,, EuroJackpot is arranged this way, so that the main prize finds its winner more often (шанс на выигрыш джекпота в Евро Миллионы — 1 of 117 million, and less 1 of 139 million for German Lotto). As a result, the jackpot does not accumulate to the same levels, such as the Euro Million jackpot, as it is more often won. The biggest EuroJackpot jackpot has been raffled 15 May 2015 of the year. The prize went to the winner from the Czech Republic and equaled 90.000.000,00 euros.
|Number of coincidences||Probability|
|1 (jackpot)||5 + 2||1 : 95 344 200|
|2||5 + 1||1 : 5 959 013|
|3||5||1 : 3 405 150|
|4||4 + 2||1 : 423 752|
|5||4 + 1||1 : 26 485|
|6||4||1 : 15 134|
|7||3 + 2||1 : 9 631|
|8||2 + 2||1 : 672|
|9||3 + 1||1 : 602|
|10||3||1 : 344|
|11||1 + 2||1 : 128|
|12||2 + 1||1 : 42|
To 31 january 2013 years for the accumulation of the EuroJackpot lottery there was a limit: if the jackpot is not hit within 12 consecutive draws, in the next draw, provided that no player guesses everything 7 rooms, the first prize goes to the winner of the next category. This situation happened in August 2012 of the year, when the record jackpot is 27.545.857,50 the euro went to the player from Germany, guessing 5 main numbers and only one of the additional numbers.
The idea of creating the Eurojackpot lottery was first announced several years ago, in 2006 year as a potential competitor to Euro Millions. Thanks to, that many countries are participating in the drawing, the lottery is capable of accumulating jackpots much more impressive, than one national lottery. After, how the Euro Millions lottery has established itself as a successful venture, Germany, Finland, Denmark, Slovenia, Italy and the Netherlands organized a joint meeting in Amsterdam in November 2011 years with the aim of negotiations on the EuroJackpot lottery with the hope of launching the drawing already in 2012 year. After negotiations, Estonia also expressed its desire to join the lottery. Spain joined EuroJackpot 30 june 2012 of the year, commemorating this event with a charity event, according to which the National Association of the Visually Disabled of Spain (ONCE) received a free ticket grant. 1 february 2013 of the year Croatia also joined the draw, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden.
For the first time EuroJackpot tickets went on sale 17 Martha 2012 of the year, the first draw took place in Helsinki 23 Martha 2012 of the year.
To play this exciting lottery game, one needs to purchase a EuroJackpot ticket from a licensed lottery retailer. These retailers are spread out all throughout the country. It is certainly not difficult to find them. The cost of such a ticket is simply two Euros. As such, for a little pocket money one can get in on the action.
When submitting the ticket for entry in the drawing, the lottery player needs to either select their own numbers or have the computer system pick those numbers for them. Either way, they will have a ticket printed out which reminds them of which numbers they have selected for the drawing.
As mentioned above, the cost of a EuroJackpot ticket is just two Euros. One may select to play more than one ticket per drawing of course. The total cost of playing in any particular drawing depends upon how many tickets an individual buys as well as how many drawings they would like those tickets to run for.
This exciting drawing takes place every Friday night. This is a once a week drawing which gives people plenty of time to buy up the tickets that they want for this game. It is usually a rather impressive jackpot that is available to the winner of the drawing if there is one. If no one wins on a particular drawing, then the prize money is rolled over to the next drawing.
There are different odds based on the prize one wins. The jackpot odds are 1 in 95,344,200. However, there are 12 other prizes up for grabs in this game. The easiest to win comes in at odds of 1 in 35.
The minimum jackpot for this game is set at ten million Euros. This is the level at which the jackpot gets reset to every time there is a winner drawn. Of course, every time that there is not a winner, a certain percentage of the money put into the drawing is then rolled into the next jackpot. This means that the jackpot can get quite high over time.
There are different rules and regulations regarding the minimum age to play this lottery game depending on the country you are in. Most of the participating countries have set the age limit at eighteen, but there are a few that require someone to be at least twenty-one years old. Given this, it is important to check out the local laws and regulations before trying to purchase a ticket.
It is possible to participate in the EuroJackpot in an electronic way via LottoLand if you are residing in any of sixteen European countries. Basically, you do so by doing everything that you would be doing to play the game the typical way, except that you are doing so via your computer. Since the results are posted on the Internet, it is easy enough for LottoLand to match up the results from the Internet to the numbers that you picked electronically. As such, you are paid the same prize winnings from LottoLand as you would have been paid via the lottery itself.
The answer to this one is a simple yes. You have to be lucky in order to win a prize from the lottery. There are no systems that one can use that beat the overall odds of the lottery. All players should play responsibility with money that they can afford to lose. The lottery is intended to be a source of entertainment, not a way to consistently make money. If you get lucky you could walk home with a huge jackpot, but you might also just end up with no winnings at all.