Before putting in their tickets, most players want to know their odds of winning the EuroMillions lottery. Finding out your exact chances of scooping the big jackpot somehow brings you a little bit closer to actually becoming a winner. As you choose your numbers for your line, you can visualize yourself being that one in a million players who takes home the prize? But what are the exact EuroMillions odds?
Odds of Winning the EuroMillions Prizes
There are 13 different EuroMillions prizes in the game, including the big jackpot. The exact amount of each prize in the game is set according to the ticket sales of the draw, but the odds of winning are the same every time.
In the table below, you can see the detailed EuroMillions odds for each of the 13 prize categories. Naturally, these are better for the secondary prizes than for the jackpot. This could help you organize your game.
|EuroMillions Prizes Divisions||Winning Combination||Average Prize Amount||Odds of Winning per Line|
|1st Prize||5 + ✮✮||€49,156,214.17||1 in 139,838,160|
|2nd Prize||5 + ✮||€450,057.20||1 in 6,991,908|
|3rd Prize||5||€77,319.86||1 in 3,107,515|
|4th Prize||4 + ✮✮||€4,394.06||1 in 621,503|
|5th Prize||4 + ✮||€200.65||1 in 31,075|
|6th Prize||4||€92.22||1 in 13,811|
|7th Prize||3 + ✮✮||€76.90||1 in 14,125|
|8th Prize||3 + ✮||€14.68||1 in 706|
|9th Prize||3||€12.21||1 in 314|
|10th Prize||2 + ✮✮||€20.03||1 in 985|
|11th Prize||2 + ✮||€8.08||1 in 49|
|12th Prize||2||€4.15||1 in 22|
|13th Prize||1 + ✮✮||€10.71||1 in 188|
Use the EuroMillions Odds to Your Advantage
Since you stand better chances of winning the lower prize tiers, then you can try some different strategies. For instance, when you play EuroMillions online, you can play with systematic forms. These will improve your chances of winning by using statistics to your advantage.
If you want to aim for the EuroMillions jackpot, there are some game enhancement options for that as well. You can try syndicates to play the game as part of a group. The main advantage is that you go into the game with more tickets, which increases your winning odds, and all for a very good price.
Even though you would have to share any prize with the other syndicate members, playing syndicates is still definitely worth trying out. Read our page about EuroMillions syndicates to find out everything about this play option.
EuroMillions Jackpot Odds
Every time you play the EuroMillions, you stand a 1 in 139,838,160 chance of winning the first prize. Keep in mind that the minimum jackpot in this European lottery is a whopping €17 million and that it can get as big as €190 million. With jackpots this big, it’s definitely worth taking on the winning odds.
Compared to the other big games in the lottery series, the EuroMillions jackpot odds are quite good. In the table below, you can see some of the other lotto giants and the jackpot odds they offer. This should put things into perspective about the odds of winning the EuroMillions.
|US Powerball||Match 5 + PB||Min. – $40 million
Max. – (unlimited)
Record – $1.58 billion
|US Mega Millions||Match 5 + MB||Min. – $40 million
Max. – (unlimited)
Record – $1.53 billion
|EuroMillions||Match 5 + 2 LS||Min. – €17 million
Max. – €190 million
Record – €190 million
|EuroJackpot||Match 5 + 2 EN||Min. – €10 million
Max. – €90 million
Record – €90 million
|Italy SuperEnalotto||Match 6||Min. – (not set)
Max. – (not set)
Record – €177 million
As you can see, the EuroMillions jackpot odds are not the easiest, nor the most difficult to beat. But the prizes in this amazing European lottery certainly make it worth trying out. So, don’t miss out on the upcoming draws in the EuroMillions! Take a chance and maybe it will be you who beats all odds and takes home the prize.