What’s the biggest Euromillions jackpot ever won and how much is a ticket?

The Sun 1 month ago

ON TUESDAY, one lucky Brit scooped £170m on the EuroMillions after matching all five winning numbers.

But what is the biggest jackpot ever won and how much is a ticket?

The EuroMillions jackpot is a highly sought after prize
The EuroMillions lottery is a popular choice

What is the biggest jackpot in the history of EuroMillions?

The biggest EuroMillions jackpot ever was won on Tuesday (October 8), when only lucky Brit matched all five winning numbers.

They scooped a staggering £170m.

The winning numbers were 07 10 15 44 49 with Lucky Stars 03 and 12.

This win beats record holders for the biggest ever lottery win are Colin and Chris Weir, from Largs in North Ayrshire, Scotland, who won £161 million in 2011.

Other winners include Adrian and Gillian Bayford, from Suffolk, took home more than £148m in 2012,

An anonymous UK ticket-holder claimed the £123m jackpot in June.

Another anonymous UK ticket-holder won £121.3m in April last year.

and Frances Connolly from Northern Ireland won the £114.9m prize in January.

An anonymous ticket-holder won £113m in October 2010.

Neil Trotter, from Coulsdon, south London, won £107.9m in March 2014

Dave and Angela Dawes, from Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, won £101m in October 2011.

Ade Goodchild, from Hereford, banked £71m in March.

An anonymous ticket-holder bagged £35.2m in April.

How much is a EuroMillions ticket?

Currently, EuroMillions tickets are priced at £2.50 and include the UK Millionaire Maker, which claims to create four new UK millionaires every week.

Many will consider this a bargain considering the prizes up for grabs.

There are multiple EuroMillions events designed for the UK only each year, which can result in multiple £1 million winners, with some also winning a luxury lifestyle experience such as a 5 star stay in a top location.

To play EuroMillions, you just have to select 5 numbers from 1-50 and two Lucky Star numbers from 1-12. Or you can pick Lucky Dip for a random selection.


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