Lotto France has jackpots worth a minimum of €2 million and eight other prize tiers. It is a lottery which offers great odds of winning a prize and there are three chances to take part every week. Learn more about Lotto France and the prizes you can win below.
Playing Lotto France online is much like buying a ticket from a retailer, except you do not have to be located in France to do so. Instead, you place a wager on the results and can win all the same prizes. Follow the steps below to get started:
To win a Lotto France prize, the numbers you pick must match the winning numbers drawn. You must match all five numbers and the Bonus to win the jackpot, but there are a host of other awards on offer for matching fewer numbers. You even win if you match just the Bonus ball and no other numbers.
The jackpot rolls over every time it is not won and regularly reaches more than €15 million. If there is more than one jackpot winner, the prize money is split equally between them. The following table shows the prize tiers and odds of winning:
|Match||Percentage of Prize Fund||Odds|
|5 + Bonus||Jackpot||1 in 19,068,840|
|5||8.44%||1 in 2,118,760|
|4 + Bonus||2.06%||1 in 86,677|
|4||7.43%||1 in 9,631|
|3 + Bonus||4.44%||1 in 2,016|
|3||15.98%||1 in 224|
|2 + Bonus||12.43%||1 in 144|
|2||49.22%||1 in 16|
|1 + Bonus||Fixed prize of ₹193*||1 in 28|
|0 + Bonus||Fixed prize of ₹193*||1 in 18|
*The prizes are converted to INR from the local currency, which means these values are an estimate and can vary depending on the exchange rate.
Take a look at the following frequently asked questions about Lotto France to learn even more about playing the game.
What is the biggest jackpot ever won?
The largest jackpot ever offered on Lotto France was €24 million in June 2011 that was won by a single ticket holder.
Does Lotto France have a jackpot cap or rollover limit?
There is no jackpot cap on Lotto France, but the top prize can only roll over for a maximum of 34 draws in a row. If there is no winner in the 35th draw, the jackpot will be split between players in the next winning tier.
What happens if you win a prize?
If you win a prize, you will be notified by email automatically. Smaller prizes will be paid straight into your LotteryWorld.com account, and you will be guided through any extra verification checks if you win the jackpot. You can also find the Lotto France Results straight after every draw.
What time do Lotto France results come out?
The results will be announced on our Lotto France Results page every Monday, Wednesda and Saturday evening just after the 8:35pm CET draw time.
Do you win if you get 2 numbers and the bonus ball?
Yes- this would win you a prize of roughly €10, although the amount may be higher or lower than this and depends on the number of winners and the number of tickets sold for that draw.