The Euro Lottery game saw its first introduction on the 7th of February 2004 it was launched and presented by the already established gaming company “Camelot” as the pan European Lotto Draw. Many millions of ticket buyers witnessed the first jackpot draw live on television a week later – Friday the 13th 2004 the draw was held in Paris and has been held there ever since.
There were only 3 countries involved when the Euro Lottery had its first draw these were and are France, Spain and the United Kingdom, around eight months later six other lotteries from the European Continent had joined making a total of 9 countries and lotteries involved in this pan European lottery game.
Taking place every Friday evening the Euro Lottery or Euromillions ltobet as it is more widely known pools the ticket entries together of all the nine European countries involved, as you can imagine creates some really large jackpots.
All the countries that are presently involved are listed below.
• UK (The UK National Lottery)
• Switzerland (Swiss Lotto)
• France (La Francaise des Jeux)
• Ireland (Irish Lotto)
• Belgium (Loterie Nationale de Belgique)
• Spain (Loterias y Apuestas del Estado)
• Austria (Austrian State Lottery)
• Portugal (Portuguese Lottery – Campiao)
• Luxembourg (Loterie Nationale of Luxembourg)
I would love to encourage more countries to get involved as this would inevitable increase the amount of people playing and buying tickets in this great game and as a result would give a substantial rise in prizes and to the already very large euro lottery jackpots experienced.
At any given draw when the main prize has not been won by any ticket holders the jackpot will rollover each week until it is won which has been known to provide an almost inconceivable amount of jackpot cash. There was a time when there was no limit to the amount of times this draw could rollover, after much debate it was decided that if the money was not claimed on the 11th rollover cycle the jackpot would be distributed down to the next winning tier.