Euromillions is a lottery which is held once a week, on Friday evening. Given that national lotteries are usually limited to residents of a particular country in Euromillions 9 European countries involved. This makes the jackpot significantly higher than in national lotto, even under normal circumstances. But since the main prize pool is "transported" to the next circulation, if no winner, the prize may, after several weeks without a winner to reach 50 and even 100 million.
Currently, nine countries participating in the Euromillions. In alphabetical order, these are Austria, Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and United Kingdom. It made this one of the largest lotteries on the planet - and certainly one of the most exciting!
The history of Euromillions began in 1994. The initial idea was to start a new Euro Lotto at around the same time as the single European currency, but as often happens, bureaucracy, politics and various other factors have delayed the launch several times and it was implemented 10 years later.
The first drawing for the lottery Euromillions was towed on Friday February 13, 2004. Initially, it is represented by the three main organizers: Camelot in the United Kingdom, which has National Lottery, Francaise Des Jeux in France and Des Estad in Spain. The first jackpot was worth 15 million euro. Then take a decision and start Jackpot / having won the previous was / is 15 million euro. This makes this so attractive as an avid lottery players are not waiting for the jackpot to accumulate.
The highest value reached more than 183 000 000, which was won by three.
The biggest jackpot won by one person 115.6 million euros.
Chance to know and the 7 numbers is 1 to 76 275 360.
In Euromillions is struck by part 5 of 50 numbers plus two stars, numbered 1 to 9. Profits are distributed according to the number of known numbers and asterisks. Jackpot is divided among five known figures both stars simultaneously.