Story by Gambling Kingz
This weekend promises to be a particularly lucrative one for UK lottery players, with literally millions of pounds up for grabs in prize money.
The EuroMillions jackpot is currently a cool £12 million, with the draw taking place tonight, February 22nd, while players can win £6.2 million as top prize in the Lotto draw, thanks to a rollover from the previous draw.
With so much cash in the kitty, it’s definitely time to check out the lottery action this weekend.
Friday EuroMillions Lottery Draw
Tonight’s EuroMillions draw is one of two held every week – on Tuesday’s and Fridays.
You can get your hands on an estimated £12 million this weekend for choosing five numbers and two Lucky Stars.
Sales for tickets for tonight’s EuroMillions draw end at 7.30 pm, and you can go back to buying tickets for Tuesday’s draw again at 9 pm.
EuroMillions is a particularly lucky lottery for UK players, who have managed to win most of the biggest prizes ever paid out by this lottery.
The EuroMillions lottery tickets sold by the National Lottery include entry into the UK Millionaire Raffle, which sees players from the UK issued with a unique raffle selection which is displayed on their ticket. The numbers are automatically entered into the UK Millionaire Raffle draw.
EuroMillions is considered Europe’s biggest rolling jackpot lottery game and is sold in several countries besides the UK. Other countries include Portugal, Spain, Ireland, Luxembourg, Austria and Belgium.
This week, a Swiss resident won 75.6 million francs – the third largest EuroMillions prize ever collected in Switzerland – by picking the numbers 12, 15, 28, 30 and 44.
UK National Lottery Rollover on Saturday
Another lottery up for grabs through the National Lottery this weekend is the Lotto, with a massive rollover. The prize in this Saturday’s draw (February 23rd) is an estimated £6.2 million.
Remember that Lotto can be played as Lotto Plus 5, which, for an extra £1 per play, sees you entered into five Lotto Plus 5 draws, with five chances to win a top prize of £250,000 throughout the week.
The Lotto is considered the biggest millionaire making game in the United Kingdom and players need to select six numbers from 1 through to 49.
Lotto draws take place every Wednesday and Saturday and reward UK players well. The UK Lottery is giving away millions this weekend, and you could be a winner!