Like every Friday, the Euromillions returns with a succulent prize for which you match the five numbers and the two stars. The draw for this August 20 it has a jackpot that amounts to 29 million euros.
Cost of bets
Euromillions tickets have a cost per bet and a minimum draw of 2.5 euros. Therefore, if you play the two draws each week (Tuesday and Friday), you will have to pay at least 5 euros. You can also play more than one bet on the multiple bet slip.
You can stamp your ticket at physical points of sale on Tuesdays and Fridays until 8:30 p.m. And in the case of playing online, You have until 7:00 p.m. on the same day of the draw to buy the ticket.
Other data to take into account
If this raffle is characterized by something, it is because it does not have a fixed amount in its first prize. It depends on the jackpot accumulated in each draw, although the minimum will always be a jackpot of 17 million euros. For example, for this Friday, August 20 the current jackpot is 29 million euros. And to participate, you can do it from any country over the Internet as long as its regulation allows it.
As for the collection, it can be done at any official lottery point of sale or online on the website of a point of sale or administration. From the draw, you have three months to execute the operation, since the prizes and tickets expire.
How do you play?
The Euromillions consists of matching five numbers and two stars, so if you manage to match this combination, you can win the jackpot. Each ticket has five blocks, which are divided into two parts, one with 50 numbers from 1 to 50 and another with 12 stars, from 1 to 12.
To play you have to select five numbers and two stars from each part. In addition, with each of the bets, a code is generated with which you could also enter the game ‘El Millón’, a draw that takes place in Spain every Friday. In this game one million euros is raffled off among all participants.
This draw is the one in which you can win the most money with a single bet in all of Europe, being able to take up to 195 million euros as a maximum jackpot. The one that has been distributed the most was in 2017, when a person obtained 190 million euros, with a ticket purchased in Spain.
Prizes to which you can choose
But don’t worry if you’re not one of the lucky ones to get these five numbers and two stars right, you can also opt for another type of award. It will not have the same value, nor will it have the same amount of money, but they are smaller prizes that will be distributed based on the money accumulated with the sale of tickets. Thus, the tickets that have the correct five numbers and a star (5 + 1), five numbers and no stars (5 + 0), four numbers and two stars (4 + 2), four numbers and a star (4 + 1), four numbers and no stars (4 + 0), three numbers and two stars (3 + 2), three numbers and a star (3 + 1), three numbers and no stars (3 + 0), two numbers and two stars (2 + 2), two numbers and a star (2 + 1), two numbers and no stars (2 + 0) and a number and two stars (1 + 2).
If there were no top-notch winner, the prize goes on to add to the pot.
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