EuroMillions Draw Rules

When you play the EuroMillions game on the Islands Lotto site you are betting on the outcome of the EuroMillions draw. Islands Lotto is not connected or affiliated to the operator of EuroMillions and we are not buying a ticket for these lotteries on your behalf.

These Rules apply when You play EuroMillions Game. The Islands Lotto Terms and Conditions (the Terms), the Lottery Betting Rules and the Lottery Operator’s Rules apply in addition to these Rules.

Contents
  1. 1 Playing EuroMillions
  2. 2 Winnings
  3. 3 Game Closures

Back to Contents 1 Playing EuroMillions

1.1 EuroMillions lottery is managed by Services aux Lotteries en Europe and usually takes place on Tuesday and Friday evenings in Paris at approximately 21:00 CET (20:00 GMT), unless there are exceptional circumstances.

1.2 You can place a Bet on EuroMillions as late as the time announced in the Islands Lotto site before that night’s draw.

1.3 To play EuroMillions, You should fill in the interactive play slip for EuroMillions. Choose 5 numbers from the main pool of 1–50 and 2 further numbers from 1–12 (Lucky Stars). You can also select the Lucky Dip option and this will choose a line for you randomly. Once you have chosen your numbers, select which draw you want to play, either Tuesday or Friday, the number of weeks and press Play.

1.4 Once your bet has been accepted it will be shown as “Confirmed” in Your “Account” section.  If the bet status is “Pending” your bet has not been placed, if your bet remains in a pending state for more than five minutes contact Islands Lotto Support..

Back to Contents 2 Winnings

How to Win EuroMillions

2.1 If Your EuroMillions Bet matches any of the Prize categories in the table in 2.2 below, You will win a Prize in the highest relevant Prize category, subject to these Rules, the Terms and the Lottery Operator’s Rules.

2.2 Prize Categories and Odds of Winning

Prize Categories Approximate Odds of Winning
Jackpot category (Match 5 + 2 Lucky Stars) 1 : 139,838,160
Match 5 + 1 Lucky Star 1 : 6,991,908
Match 5 1 : 3,107,515
Match 4 + 2 Lucky Stars 1 : 621,503
Match 4 + 1 Lucky Star 1 : 31,076
Match 3 + 2 Lucky Stars 1 : 14,126
Match 4 1 : 13,812
Match 2 + 2 Lucky Stars 1 : 986
Match 3 + 1 Lucky Star 1 : 707
Match 3 1 : 314
Match 1 + 2 Lucky Stars 1 : 188
Match 2 + 1 Lucky Star 1 : 50
Match 2 1 : 22


Calculating EuroMillions Winnings

2.3 After the EuroMillions results are announced, winnings are calculated and transferred to your Player Account. This usually happens within 24 hours of the Draw.

2.4 Islands Lotto calculates the Winnings for each Bet accordingly to section 3 of the Lottery Betting Rules.

2.5 Results can be checked on the Islands Lotto website, and independently via the Euromillions website.

2.6 Winnings generated by Your EuroMillions Bet will be published in the Islands Lotto website and taken from the operator Loterías y Apuestas del Estado, after deduction of local taxes and any applicable administration fees for tiers 1,2,3 and 4.  See Lottery Betting Rules. All tiers will displayed in Euros.

Payment Process

2.7 Winnings in Tier 1, 2, 3 and 4 will be paid directly to you, after validation, by our betting partner who levy an administration fee see Lottery Betting Rules. All other tiers will be paid by Islands Lotto without an administration fee.

Jackpot Cap

2.8 The maximum jackpot that can be won when placing a Bet in EuroMillions through the Islands Lotto site is €108 million, less any administration fee see Lottery Betting Rules. If the Underlying Lottery exceeds this amount, Islands Lotto will only announce the Jackpot cap. This is a pool bet meaning the jackpot is shared if there are multiple winners, see lottery betting rules for example winning illustrations.

2.8.1 The maximum jackpot that can be won in Tier 2 when placing a Bet in EuroMillions through the Islands Lotto site is €1 million, less any administration fee see Lottery Betting RulesIf the Underlying Lottery exceeds this amount, Islands Lotto will only announce the Jackpot cap. This is a pool bet meaning the jackpot is shared if there are multiple winners, see lottery betting rules for example winning illustrations.

Administration Fee

2.9 The Administration fee levied by our betting partner applicable on tiers 1,2,3 and 4 only and equates to 1.25%.

What currency payments are made in

2.10 All Winnings are usually paid in the same currency of your Bet, but may, in our discretion, be paid in an alternative major currency such as Euros, Pound Sterling or US Dollars. Where sums are denoted by a lottery in another currency, we will convert your Draw Winnings into pounds Sterling using the exchange rate provided by our bank on the date determined by us. 

Back to Contents 3 Game Closures

3.1 Islands Lotto has the right to announce the closing date and time for EuroMillions Game at any time. No Bets for this Game will be sold after the closing date and time. The closing date and will be accessible on the Site.