EuroMillions SuperDraws? What are these draws? When are they held? What makes them so special? Why are people so interested in them? Read on and you will find out everything.
Do you enjoy playing the lottery for the chance at winning loads of money? Then you might want to consider participating in Superdraws organized a few times a year by Europe’s top lottery. These special draws are funded by the Euromillions Booster fund and don’t occur too often. Although they can be announced at any time, they are usually held to mark special events, celebrations, or anniversaries, with a frequency of two-three such draws per year. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to win big!
When is the next EuroMillions Superdraw?
The EuroMillions lottery officials haven’t announced a date for the first EuroMillions SuperDraw in 2018. The latest special draw took place on Friday, September 15th 2017, and resulted in a rollover streak. The jackpot reached the record amount and cap of €190 million! The chase was eventually over on the draw of October 6th, when a ticket owner from the Spanish island of Gran Canaria matched all the winning numbers of the draw.
This was the second SuperDraw in 2017, following that of June 30th, when a lucky ticket holder from the UK matched all the winning numbers and scooped the €100 million prize. In 2016, there was only one EuroMillions Superdraw and that exciting draw took place on Friday 30th September 2016. There were no winning tickets and the jackpot rolled over three times. In the draw held on Tuesday 11th September 2016 there was one winner – a lucky player from Belgium took home the entire jackpot – an incredible €168 million! We are still waiting for a notification of when the next EuroMillions Superdraw will take place – we can hardly wait!
What’s a EuroMillions Superdraw exactly?
EuroMillions Superdraws are special draws that features a guaranteed jackpot of at least €100 million! Wow, that’s a lot of money! Here’s an example of a Superdraw scenario: If the current jackpot stands at €31 million it can be topped up with a supplementary fund of €69 million, making the total Superdraw jackpot rise to €100 million.
FAQs about EuroMillions Superdraw
Q: Are there any special rules for EuroMillions SuperDraws?
A: These special events operate under the same rules and regulations, the only difference is the guaranteed jackpot amount. Read more details about how to play EuroMillions online here.
Q: What happens if the Superdraw jackpot is not won?
A: If no one happens to match any of the five numbers and two Lucky stars, then the jackpot will continue to rollover and grow until it reaches its jackpot cap of €190 million, which is the most money you can win playing the lottery! Once a first prize winner is produced they get to take home the big prize! If nobody hits the jackpot until it reaches the amount of €190 million and the cap is hit, the jackpot stays the same for a maximum of 4 consecutive draws, giving EuroMillions fans more time and chances to scoop this fantastic prize. If after the 4 draws, it is still on, then the jackpot will be distributed among the winners of the next prize tier.
Euromillions Superdraws have been responsible for some of the biggest winners in the history of the lottery. Don’t miss out on your chance to becoming one of these lucky individuals!
Q: How many Superdraws per year are there?
A: The common trend seems to be that EuroMillions organizes special draws about three times a year, but there is no official rule regarding the frequency of the Superdraws. The first such European lottery event of the year usually takes place in February-March. June is generally the month when the second EuroMillions Superdraw of the year is held, and there is often a third one in the fall, usually in October.
Q: How long in advance is a Superdraw announced?
A: There is no actual rule or regulation regarding the moment when EuroMillions Superdraws are announced. Usually the news is released a few weeks before the €100 million worth draw is scheduled to take place.
Q: What is the difference between EuroMillions Superdraws and Event Draws?
A: Both of them represent special lottery events, usually featuring a guaranteed jackpot of €100,000,000. The main difference between EuroMillions Superdraws and Event Draws lies in the fact that in case it is not won, a Superdraw’s jackpot will roll over to the next scheduled draw, just like a regular jackpot (only bigger), while the top prize of an Event Draw will be be split by second prize winners who have matched all the 5 winning numbers of the draw, but only 1 Lucky Star.
History of EuroMillions Superdraws
|Superdraw Date||Final jackpot||Rollovers||No. of Winners||Winner’s Home Country|
|September 15, 2017||€190 million||6||1||Spain|
|June 30, 2017||€100 million||0||1||UK|
|September 30, 2016||€168 million||3||1||Belgium|
|November 6, 2015||€163 million||4||1||Portugal|
|June 5, 2015||€129 million||2||1||UK|
|March 6, 2015||€100 million||0||1||Portugal|
|October 3, 2014||€190 million||6||1||Portugal|
|June 6, 2014||€137 million||2||1||Spain|
|March 7, 2014||€129 million||2||1||UK|
|November 15, 2013||€100 million||0||1||Spain|
|June 7, 2013||€187 million||5||2||Belgium & Ireland|
|March 22, 2013||€132 million||2||1||France|
|September 28, 2012||€100 million||0||1||Spain|
|October 4, 2011||€117 million||1||1||UK|
|May 10, 2011||€121 million||1||1||Spain|
|October 1, 2010||€129 million||1||1||UK|
|February 5, 2010||€129 million||1||2||Spain & UK|
|September 18, 2009||€100 million||0||1||France|
|March 6, 2009||€100 million||0||2||Austria & France|
|February 9, 2007||€100 million||0||1||Belgium|