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Today is 'Hump Day' – the day that is situated right in the middle of the working week and which often puts a smile on the face of hard-working people across the nation. Why? Because, when today is over, we will all be just 48 hours away from the weekend and all the fun that we associate with it. That's a good thing, we're sure you'll agree, but the even better news about Hump Day is that it brings us the midweek Lotto game which gives us all a chance of escaping the nine to five rat race once and for all.
The EuroMillions Superdraw jackpot on Friday night was worth a guaranteed €100 million, which would have been worth £82.9 million had a UK player matched all seven of the numbers drawn. That didn't happen, but no other player achieved the feat either, so the Superdraw jackpot rolled over to the next game on Tuesday 11 March, when it is expected to be worth around £92 million. If you haven't checked your tickets yet you might want to do so now, because more than 4.13 million consolation prizes were landed on Friday, and some of those prizes were substantial.
Hot Ticket raffle prizes will be making a return to the Health Lottery game from Saturday 8 March, giving players the chance to win up to £50,000 in extra cash prizes each and every week. The Health Lottery is already extremely popular thanks to the low cost of its tickets and the fact that the value of the top prize is fixed no matter how many people win it, so having Hot Ticket prizes back in the mix for a limited period (until Saturday 29 March) will make the game even more attractive.
The jackpot on offer in the EuroMillions game on Tuesday 4 March eluded players everywhere, so they will have to wait until the £80 million Superdraw game this Friday for their next chance to win big. The main numbers drawn in the EuroMillions game last night were 03, 05, 22, 27 and 44, and the Lucky Star numbers were 01 and 06. With no jackpot success, the biggest winner in the UK was the player who won £1 million by matching the Millionaire Raffle number CXW781222.
Lottery players around the world are getting very excited because we are now just a few days away from the next big EuroMillions Superdraw game. The jackpot in the Superdraw this Friday 7 March will be worth a guaranteed €100 million, which should work out at around £80 million in the event of it being landed by a ticket purchased here in the UK. Players who intend to get involved this week are advised to buy tickets early to avoid any last-minute glitches.
Yesterday we brought you news that the Tuesday EuroMillions jackpot had rolled over to give players a chance of winning an even bigger triple rollover prize of around £34 million this Friday. Today we can tell you that last night’s Lotto jackpot also rolled over, which means that the next game on Saturday 1 March will boast a top prize with an estimated value of £5.2 million. In addition, the Lotto Raffle game will award a completely separate prize of £20,000 to each of 100 winners.
Anyone who wants to win a lottery jackpot before the end of the month needs to act fast and grab tickets for the midweek Lotto and Friday EuroMillions games, because time is running out. The Lotto game this evening will offer a brand new jackpot which is expected to be worth around £2.2 million, and the associated Lotto Raffle game will create 50 winners of £20,000 each. Then, on Friday, the EuroMillions game will offer a triple rollover jackpot with an estimated value of £34 million, whilst the Millionaire Raffle game will deliver a separate prize of £1 million.
EuroMillions players who began this year with a desire to win a bigger than average jackpot have a golden opportunity to make it happen this Tuesday after the most recent draw gave fans a second consecutive rollover. The EuroMillions results on Friday 21 February were 13, 17, 28, 30 and 32, along with the Lucky Star numbers 05 and 07, and the rollover means that the jackpot in the next game this Tuesday 25 February will be worth around £25 million.
There will be 100 Lotto Raffle winners this Saturday 22 February thanks to a rollover in the main Lotto game midweek. As regular players will know, the number of Lotto Raffle prizes in a standard game is 50, but that total increases by 50 with every rollover, until the jackpot is paid out, so the next draw will make each of 100 players £20,000 richer no matter what happens in the main game. As far as the main Lotto jackpot is concerned, the top prize on Saturday night is expected to be worth around £6.6 million.
The EuroMillions game has established a noticeable pattern in recent weeks where the midweek jackpot rolls over to the next draw on Friday. Just one Tuesday EuroMillions jackpot has been landed this year, and that was way back on 7 January. Players were hoping to bring the rollover pattern to an end in the game that took place last night, but it didn’t happen. The EuroMillions results for the draw on Tuesday 18 February were 23, 26, 36, 37 and 49, along with the Lucky Star numbers 06 and 07.
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