EuroJackpot (also know as "EuroPot" or "Euro Lotto") is the new official lottery for the European community. With jackpots of up to €90 million and more favourable odds of winning than EuroMillions, it is Europes biggest multi-national lottery. With only an electronic lottery ticket and a little bit of luck, you can easily become the next winner of the new European lottery.
EuroLotto winning numbers will be drawn on Friday, 31.5.2013 at 21:00 in Helsinki. The results of the draw and the prizes will be available online after 23:00 CET.
Right away! EuroJackpot made its debut on March 23, 2012 in Helsinki, where the results are now drawn each Friday night at 9pm CET. If you want to become fantastically rich always remember, “Friday is Jackpot Day!”
You can play online at Lottoland.com. You can also purchase paper tickets at selected locations in participating countries.
The nations participating in the new European lottery are Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Spain and The Netherlands.
The system is based on a draw of 5-from-50 and 2-from-8 odds (also known as the Euro Numbers
50% of the EuroJackpot pool is returned to its participants. Altogether, there are 12 classes and ranges of EuroJackpot prizes. The portion of the pool that does not return to the winners flows back to the state from which point it is distributed to support organizations in the realms of sport, social services, cultural endeavours and the environment.
With EuroJackpot you have the chance of winning at least of €10 million each week that you play. The highest jackpot offered to date was an massive €90 million.
The cost of playing is €2 per ticket. There is an additional non-recurring administration fee of €0.50 per ticket.
The drawing of the winning numbers takes place every Friday evening at 21:00 CET in Finland. The draw may be broadcast on a local television station where you live, or you may watch a video of the draw here. The results are confirmed on the same night as they are announced at which point winnings can be redeemed.
The EuroJackpot has a prize pool made up of contributions from eight European nations, allowing for much larger jackpots than a single national lottery can offer. Jackpots of up to €90 million are offered by the EuroJackpot, with a minimum jackpot of €10 million.
The probability of winning the Jackpot is about 1:59 million. These odds, when compared to EuroMillions (c. 1:117 million), are considerably more favourable. If all 12 prize categories are considered, a EuroJackpot lottery ticket, filled in entirely, will win every fourth time (Odds of winning are 25.7%). Within an 8-week window, the probability will rise to 90.7%. An additional benefit of EuroLotto is its guaranteed prize of €10-90 million.
|Prize Categories||Odds||Odds in %|
|I (5 Numbers, 2 Euronumbers)||1 : 59.325.280||0,00000168|
|II (5 Numbers, 1 Euronumber)||1 : 4.943.773||0,0000202|
|III (5 Numbers, 0 Euronumber)||1 : 3.955.019||0,0000252|
|IV (4 Numbers, 2 Euronumbers)||1 : 263.668||0,000379|
|V (4 Numbers, 1 Euronumber)||1 : 21.972||0,00455|
|VI (4 Numbers, 0 Euronumbers)||1 : 17.578||0,00568|
|VII (3 Numbers, 2 Euronumbers)||1 : 5.992||0,0166|
|VIII (3 Numbers, 1 Euronumber)||1 : 499||0,200|
|IX (2 Numbers, 2 Euronumbers)||1 : 418||0,239|
|X (3 Numbers, 0 Euronumbers)||1 : 399||0,250|
|XI (1 Number, 2 Euronumbers)||1 : 80||1,250|
|XII (2 Numbers, 1 Euronumber)||1 : 35||2,857|
EuroJackpot is a 5 of 50 gaming system with two additional numbers-the so-called Euro Numbers. The drawing occurs every Friday evening. The cost of buying into the pool is €2 per bet with an additional minor administration fee per ticket. Each ticket provides the opportunity to place up to six bets. It is possible to purchase a weekly subscription to the EuroJackpot draw, directly debited from your account. EuroJackpot can only be played by individuals aged 18 years or older.
The winning numbers are drawn every Friday at 21:00 CET in Helsinki, Finland. t is unfortunately not possible to view a live stream of the draw, and the Finnish television station YLE TV1 broadcasts the draw with a slight delay. This is to ensure the integrity of the draw. According to the eligibility requirements, the drawing of the winning numbers must take place publicly and be regulated by notarized or another form of officially recognized supervision. It is also possible to visit the studio in which the Finnish lottery company Veikkaus Oy films the drawing and watch the event live (Karhunkierros 4, 01640 Vantaa, Finnland). Once the EuroJackpot numbers are drawn, the results and prizes are distributed through computer centers in Germany (at Westlotto in Munster) and Denmark (at Danske Spil in Kopenhagen). The prizes can then be redeemed at participating locations on the Saturday morning following the drawing.
The eight participating nations are Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Spain and The Netherlands.
For more Information: EuroJackpot on Wikipedia