What are EuroMillions Superdraws? When are they held? What makes them so special? Why are people so interested in them? Read on to find out everything you need to know.
Do you enjoy playing the lottery for a chance at winning loads of money? Then you might want to consider participating in Superdraws, special events which are organized a few times a year by Europe’s top lottery.
These 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 2-3 such draws per year. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to win BIG!
When is the Next EuroMillions Superdraw?
EuroMillions Superdraws are usually announced a few weeks in advance so that players have enough time to purchase their tickets for the big game.
The fist Superdraw of 2019 was on February 1st and the jackpot was €120 million. While there was no winner on that draw, the prize rolled over to a whopping €176 million and it was won by a syndicate from Ireland on February 19th.
In 2018, there were two Superdraws. The latest EuroMillions SuperDraw took place on September 21st, 2018 and it came with a jackpot of €130 million. Since there was no first-prize winner that night, the EuroMillions pot kept growing and it was won in Switzerland on October 2nd, 2018 when it had reached €162 million.
The previous special draw of the year took place on Friday, April 20th, 2018, and resulted in a rollover streak. The jackpot reached £121 million and was claimed the next week by a single UK-based ticket holder. The lucky winner successfully matched all the winning numbers of the draw.
This was the first Superdraw of 2018 and who knows if the upcoming EuroMillions Superdraw will be the last one of the year or not? Stay here to be kept informed of any EuroMillions Superdraw updates and for the latest news and information.
What is a EuroMillions Superdraw Exactly?
EuroMillions Superdraws are special draws that feature 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 an incredible €100 million.
FAQs about EuroMillions Superdraws
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 5 numbers and 2 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 announced, they get to take home the big prize.
If no one 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 3 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 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 21, 2018||€162 million||4||1||Switzerland|
|April 20, 2018||€138 million||1||1||UK|
|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|
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