This Weekend Win $145M Powerball Jackpot, €108M EuroMillions Jackpot and More
This weekend there are some massive lottery jackpots up for grabs no matter where you are based in the world. The Powerball, Mega Millions, EuroMillion, National Lottery and more are all offering the chance to win life-changing sums of money.
Friday 2nd February – $104 Million Mega Millions Jackpot
Who's excited for tomorrow's #MegaMillions draw for $104,000,000?!https://t.co/z5innzc9ob #ThursdayThoughts
— Mega Millions (@MegaMillionsUS) February 1, 2018
This Friday, 2nd February, the Mega Millions lottery has a huge jackpot of $104 million up for grabs. That means, that if you win it and choose to take the cash option you will walk away with an astounding $63 million.
The Mega Millions costs just $2 to enter. You need to pick six numbers from two separate pools of numbers. Five main numbers from 1 to 70 and a bonus number from 1 to 25. There is also the option to pay an additional $1 for the Megaplier feature. With each draw a Megaplier is drawn and it will multiplier payouts by 2x, 3x, 4x or 5x.
The jackpot is won by matching the five main numbers and the bonus ball. Matching just the five numbers pays out an impressive $1 million. Matching four numbers and the bonus ball pays $10,000 while matching four numbers payouts $500. Matching three numbers and the bonus ball pays $200 and matching three numbers pays $10. Matching two numbers and the bonus ball pays $10, matching one number and the bonus ball pays $4 and matching the bonus ball pays $2. Remember, all of these payouts can be multiplied if you pay for the Megaplier so you could win up to $5 million without even hitting the jackpot.
This week’s midweek draw saw one fortunate player win $1 million, three players win $30,000, twelve players win $10,000 and much more. In total there was $3,199,764 won by lucky players.
There is a 1 in 24 chance of winning a prize in the Mega Millions so make sure you have your ticket!
Friday 2nd February – €108 Million EuroMillions Jackpot
There's an estimated £85 MILLION up for grabs in tonight's #EuroMillions! Could you be the first jackpot winner of 2018?! ?https://t.co/cykJcoAhAl pic.twitter.com/g5wPrLRM2T
— EuroMillions (@UK_EuroMillions) January 30, 2018
The EuroMillions lottery has now rolled over nine times and the jackpot has grown to an incredible €108 million!
The EuroMillions costs just £2.50 to enter. You need to pick five numbers between one and fifty, and two lucky star numbers between one and twelve. If you are in the UK you will also be entered into the UK Millionaire Maker competition. You will be given a nine character code and all the codes are entered together into a raffle.
There are thirteen different ways to win from the standard EuroMillions draw. The jackpot is won by matching five main numbers with both lucky star numbers. However, you will win as long as you match at least one main number with both lucky star number or two main numbers with no lucky stars. If you are in the UK then you have two additional chances to win £1 million by matching one of the Millionaire Maker codes.
Last Tuesday’s draw saw a total of 2,039,844 EuroMillions winners share prizes worth a total of €13,925,496.21. Make sure you have your ticket to this weekend’s draw and you could soon be €108 million richer!
Saturday 3rd February – $145 Million Powerball Draw
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— Powerball USA (@PowerballUSA) February 1, 2018
The Powerball jackpot hasn’t been won in a few weeks and it has been steadily growing. It is now worth $145 million, which means it has a cash value of $89.6 million!
The Powerball lottery costs $2 to enter. You need to choose five numbers between 1 and 69 and then another number between 1 and 26. There is also the option to pay another $1 for the Power Play add-on. A Power Play draw takes place and this selects a multiplier of 2x, 3x, 4x or 5x that is applied to all non-jackpot wins.
There are nine ways to win in the Powerball lottery. The jackpot is won by matching all five regular numbers and the bonus ball. Matching just the regular numbers pays out $1 million, matching four numbers and the bonus ball pays $50,000 and matching four numbers without the bonus ball pays $100. Matching three numbers and the bonus ball pays $100 while without the bonus ball it pays $7. Two regular numbers and the bonus ball also pays $7, one number and the bonus ball pays $4 and the bonus ball alone pays $4. Remember, all these payouts can be multiplied with the Power Play option so you could win up to $5 million by matching the five regular numbers.
Wednesday’s draw saw 570,753 players share prizes of $11,580,904 including three players that won $1 million each. Make sure you have your Powerball ticket and you could win the $145 million jackpot.
Saturday 3rd February – £9.7 Million National Lottery Draw
A £100K scratchcard win on the way to work meant James Elsey’s day (and year) got off to an amazing start!
The win means more financial security for his family, help with the mortgage, and some treats along the way, too.
Cheers to that James! ? ? pic.twitter.com/l7IXg2rjLX
— The National Lottery (@TNLUK) February 1, 2018
After a few rollovers this Saturday’s National Lottery jackpot has grown to an impressive £9.7 million!
The lottery costs £2 for each line of numbers and all you have to do is select six numbers between 1 and 59. You will also be automatically entered into the Millionaire Raffle that takes place with every lottery draw.
You can win the jackpot by matching all six main numbers and you are guaranteed to win a prize as long as you match at least two of the numbers. Furthermore, the Millionaire Raffle has twenty prizes of £20,000 up for grabs and one prize of £1 million up for grabs!
On Wednesday night there were 771,392 lottery winners that shared prizes worth a total of £4,992,672. Buy your ticket for Saturday night’s draw and with a bit of luck you could be the UK’s next millionaire.