Euro Jackpot Lotto game information:

EuroJackpot Lotto is a transnational European Lottery presently offered in these sixteen countries: Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Lithuania, Croatia, Latvia, Italy, Norway, Sweden, Spain, Hungary, Slovenia, Czechia and the Netherlands.

EuroJackpot Lotto drawings are held every Friday at 3:00 PM ET in Helsinki Finland (9 p.m. local time). You can play EuroJackpot Lotto online through our web site until 10 am ET on Fridays. This gives us sufficient time to purchase your EuroJackpot Lotto tickets prior to the drawing and confirm the purchase of your tickets.

Ticket sales for the EuroJackpot Lotto began on March 17, 2012. The first drawing occurred March 23, 2012.

For each EuroJackpot Lotto ticket you pick 5 numbers between 1 and 50 plus two additional number between 1 and 10, the "EuroNumbers". This creates overall odds of 1 in 25 for winning a prizes. That's right, one in 25 tickets wins a cash prize. Players can win prizes in twelve categories. The odds of winning the EuroJackpot jackpot are approximately 1 in 95.3 million.

The minimum EuroJackpot jackpot starts at approx. $13 million (10 million Euro). This is a tax free one time lump sum cash payment. This equals a US annualized jackpot of about $30 million. The jackpot is capped at $115 million. The jackpot prize will roll-down and is split among the winners on the next prize level. See prize structure for more details and odds. Winning EuroJackpot tickets are valid for 90 days. All wins must be collected in the country the ticket was purchased. I.M.I. plays the EuroJackpot Lottery in Germany. Please see the "Game Help" on how to claim winning tickets.

You win the EuroJackpot Lotto jackpot by matching 5 numbers from the pool of 50 numbers plus the two "EuroNumbers" from 1 to 10. There is a total of twelve ways to win cash prizes in the EuroJackpot Lotto. The table below lists all prize categories and odds. Since all prizes are parimutuel the cash amount depends on the total amount wagered and the number of winners in each category. Prize amounts shown are only an example.

EuroJackpot Lotto odds and payouts
Match Odds
5/50 + 2 EuroNumbers 1:95,344,200
5/50 + 1 EuroNumber 1:5,959,013
5/50 1:3,405,150
4/50 + 2 EuroNumbers 1:423,752
4/50 + 1 EuroNumber 1:26,485
4/50 1:15,134
3/50 + 2 EuroNumbers 1:9,631
2/50 + 2 EuroNumbers 1:672
3/50 + 1 EuroNumber 1:602
3/50 1:344
1/50 + 2 EuroNumbers 1:128
2/50 + 1 EuroNumber 1:42
Overall 1:25