Finally, the EuroMillions jackpot has been won and on Friday, a lucky ticket sold in the El Mirador Shopping Centre in Las Palmas on Gran Canaria, Spain, won the €190m jackpot by successfully matching the five main balls and the two Lucky Stars.
The numbers drawn in Friday’s EuroMillions draw were 01-09-15-19-25 and the two Lucky Stars 01 and 07. Perfect numbers for anyone who uses birthdays and anniversaries as their main numbers. That’s been a lucrative method recently with Judy Finchum from Colorado using birthdays and anniversaries, including that of her ex-husbands to win a $133.2m Powerball jackpot. Mavis Wanczyk from Chicopee in Massachusetts won $758.7m playing Powerball with numbers all between 1 and 31.
The EuroMillions draw has had an interesting time recently to say the least. Last year there were several changes made to the way in which EuroMillions was played. It was hoped that they would lead to more massive wins such as the £161m EuroMillions jackpot won by Colin and Chris Weir from Scotland.
2017 has already seen the 1000th EuroMillions draw take place and the celebrations for that are probably quieter than those of Friday’s jackpot winner. The win was quickly claimed, which isn’t always the case. It took an Irish family two months to discover that they had won a €500,000 EuroMillions prize.
The changes to the EuroMillions draw increased the odds of winning the jackpot from one in 117 million to one in 140 million but when in early September a ticket sold in France won the €28,287,321 EuroMillions jackpot, that was the third time in four draws the EuroMillions jackpot had been won.
September 15 saw a €130m EuroMillions Superdraw but it’s been rollover after rollover in the past few weeks. Lottery24.com even told you about superstitions that might lead to players winning the EuroMillions jackpot.
As the rollovers continued, the EuroMillions jackpot reached its jackpot cap of €190m, but finally on Friday the top prize was won. It’s the latest big win in Spain after a ticket sold in Barcelona won its owner a €48 EuroMillions top prize.
It’s not just the lucky Spanish jackpot winner who will be celebrating. With those birthday/anniversary friendly numbers and the massive demand for tickets, there were 16 second-tier winners who matched all bar one Lucky Star. There were four UK winners, each receiving £900,571.70 and twelve others around Europe that will each receive €1,291,056. Tuesday’s jackpot will return to £15m.
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