So what are the chances of your Euromillions buying you a Ferarri? Find out here In our guide to the probability of winning Euromillions. You can also win many other cash prizes with the Euromillions and we have the odds for every possible prize.
In the question of your probability of winning the Euromillions it must be considered that there are multiple prize categories in this lottery. The odds of matching all 7 numbers for a jackpot are 16 times more unlikely than the probability of you matching 6 numbers and still winning a minimuim €300,000. For your €2 ticket price there won’t be too much complaining about missing jackpot by 1 number and only winning €300,000.
The true probability of winning the Euromillions jackpot is 1 in 116,531,800, those are the odds of you matching all 7 numbers on any given draw. However the Euromillions prize pool is composed of a lot more than just the jackpot, and many people have won life changing sums of money without matching all 7 numbers.
With 13 prizes available your odds of winning any prize is in theory 1 in 13. This is what makes the Euromillions lottery so exciting and fun to play. As many people choose their numbers strategically based on previous results they often find themselves cashing from the Euromillions, which keeps them in tickets till the day they win the jackpot.
Below you will find the probability of matching the right numbers to see a cash return at every level. You will also find the rough cash value of each prize.
|Main numbers||Lucky stars||Odds of winning||% of prize fund||Projected winnings|
|2||0||1 in 23||0.0438||18.0%||€4|
|2||1||1 in 46||0.0219||17.6%||€8|
|1||2||1 in 156||0.0064||6.5%||€10|
|3||0||1 in 327||0.0031||3.7%||€12|
|3||1||1 in 654||0.0015||2.2%||€14|
|2||2||1 in 821||0.0012||2.3%||€19|
|3||2||1 in 11,771||0.000085||0.5%||€59|
|4||0||1 in 14,387||0.000070||0.7%||€101|
|4||1||1 in 28,773||0.000035||0.7%||€201|
|4||2||1 in 517,919||0.0000019||0.8%||€4,143|
|5||0||1 in 3,236,994||0.00000031||1.6%||€51,792|
|5||1||1 in 6,473,989||0.00000015||4.8%||€310,751|
|5||2||1 in 116,531,800||0.0000000086||32.0%||Jackpot|
You now have a full understanding of both the likely and unlikely probabilities, and how much cash you could potentially win with just a few numbers. Now that you have access to this information please bookmark it or take note, as we hope it will increase your enjoyment of Europe’s most popular lottery.