EuroMillions Jackpot Rolls Over To Hit Three-Year High
Updated: Thursday 28th September 2017
A EuroMillions jackpot of £155 million will be up for grabs on Friday night after nobody landed the top prize in Tuesday’s bumper draw. It will be the largest jackpot the game has offered since a lucky player from Portugal scooped €190 million in October 2014, and is sure to spark a rush for tickets all over Europe.
A top prize of £143.6 million was available on Tuesday evening following a run of rollovers since the Superdraw on Friday 15th September. The numbers drawn were 1, 29, 40, 41 and 48, plus Lucky Stars 6 and 12, and more than 2.3 million participants across the continent picked up prizes, including 628,535 from the UK. Take a look at the EuroMillions Results page for a full breakdown of prizes, along with the winning codes from Millionaire Maker.
One of the Biggest Jackpots
The EuroMillions jackpot is now the fourth largest in history in terms of Euros, while a UK winner on Friday would become the second biggest from the country. They would squeeze in between Chris and Colin Weir (winners of £161.6 million in July 2011) and Adrian and Gillian Bayford (who received £148.6 million in August 2012).
The Weirs purchased a multiimillion-pound mansion, treated their friends and family to gifts and invested heavily in causes close to their heart, including Partick Thistle Football Club, the campaign for Scottish Independence and a number of local charities. Adrian Bayford also splashed out on a new country house and used his money to kick-start a new business selling music memorabilia.
If you want to pursue your own passions like the Weirs or the Bayfords, you will have to give yourself a chance of winning Friday’s gigantic jackpot by choosing your numbers. If you want to try a similar approach to the Weirs, who won after opting for five Lucky Dips, you could try the EuroMillions Number Generator to select a few sets of random numbers.
Another idea might be to check out the EuroMillions Statistics to see which numbers have been drawn the most regularly and which are the most overdue. The number 34 is currently the most overdue, having not been drawn since Tuesday 4th April.
Regardless of the method you use to pick your numbers, you can get involved online now or buy a ticket from an authorised retailer ahead of Friday’s draw. Good luck!Published: Wednesday 27th September 2017
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