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Which is the Best Euro Lottery?

Europe is home to some of the best lotteries in the world. This continent may not have the might of the US Powerball or the US Mega Millions, but there are lotteries with eye-watering jackpots and very accessible odds.

In this guide we will look at the best lottery to play and highlighting the ones that you should be spending your money on and the ones that could win you a fortune. There are a host of transnational and national lotteries out there just waiting to be discovered, so make sure you read on to learn more.

SuperEnaLotto

  • How Much: €1
  • How Big: €2 Million Minimum Jackpot; €100 million+ Average Jackpot
  • When: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays
  • How Many Numbers: 6 Numbers

The SuperEnalotto is the national lottery of Italy and it attracts huge interest across the country and throughout Europe every week. It is notorious for paying infrequent jackpots, as the odds are so high (1 in 622 million) that it’s only won a few times a year.

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However, these big odds make for big jackpots, and when the jackpot is eventually claimed it is usually higher than €100 million, making it one of the biggest national lotteries in the world. The odds of winning the smallest prize on the SuperEnaLotto are also more favourable than they are on other lotteries, and the low ticket price combined with the high jackpot make it a great Euro lottery.

The record jackpot on the SuperEnalotto was €177.7 million, which still stands as the largest Euro lottery jackpot outside of the EuroMillions.

EuroMillions

  • How Much: €2.50/€2.50/CHF3.50
  • How Big: €17 Million Minimum Jackpot; €190 Million Maximum Jackpot
  • When: Tuesdays and Fridays (in Paris)
  • How Many Numbers: 5 Main Numbers (from 1 to 50); 2 Lucky Stars (from 1 to 12).

The EuroMillions is a massive Euro lottery that was created as a rival to big US lotteries like the Powerball and the Mega Millions.

At 1 in 139 million, a player has a much better chance of scooping the EuroMillions jackpot than they do of winning the jackpots on either of the aforementioned lotteries. It also offers a number of bonus games (not available at Multilotto), which change depending on where the ticket was purchased. In the UK, for instance, this Euro lottery offers a game known as Millionaire Maker, which is a raffle that promises to make at least 1 extra millionaire per draw.

The EuroMillions is drawn twice a week and is the most-played lottery in Europe, as well as the one with the biggest jackpots. In fact, it currently holds the record for the highest lottery jackpots ever paid to single and multiple ticket holders in Europe, with all jackpots occurring at the maximum jackpot of €190 million.

EuroJackpot

  • How Much: €2
  • How Big: €10 Million Minimum Jackpot; €90 Million Maximum.
  • When: Friday (in Helsinki)
  • How Many Numbers: 5 Main Numbers (from 1 to 50); 2 Extra Numbers (from 1 to 10).

The Eurojackpot was created to cater for countries that couldn’t play the EuroMillions. There are more official countries in this lottery than there are in the EuroMillions and the only 1 that can officially play both of them is Spain.

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But of course, you don’t need to be in any of those countries to play this lottery as unofficial online vendors can supply you with tickets wherever you are in the world. This Euro lottery has become a big hit all over the world because of this fact, but it’s still at its most popular in Europe.

It has more accessible odds than the EuroMillions and while it has a lower maximum jackpot and average jackpot, it pays out more frequently. It is also slightly cheaper than the EuroMillions.

Lotto 6aus49

  • How Much: €1
  • How Big: €1 Million Minimum Jackpot
  • When: Wednesday and Saturday
  • How Many Numbers: 6 Numbers (from 1 to 49)

The guaranteed jackpot on Lotto 6aus49 is €1 million, but it can go much higher than this. The jackpot odds on this Euro lottery are 1 in 139 million, which triggers occasional roll-overs and helps that prize pool to grow. The highest it has ever been was €45 million, at which point it was shared between four lucky winners.

There is a rollover limit of 13, and when this happens all additional money is used to bolster the rest of the prizes. But even with odds of 1 in 139 million, this is quite rare. It is not unusual for the jackpot to rollover two or three times in a row, but it is very unusual for it to rollover enough times to get anywhere near this limit.

The Lotto 6aus49 has been going for a number of years now, having been founded in 1955, and it uses a format that is very common and will be familiar to players all over the world. It is the national lottery of Germany and one of the most popular national lotteries in Europe.

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