Euromillions: the 220 million euros won by… a Frenchman!

Euromillions: the 220 million euros won by… a Frenchman!
Euromillions: the 220 million euros won by… a Frenchman!

According to BFMTV, a Frenchman won the biggest win in Europe this Friday, October 15, at the Euromillions. That is the sum of 220 million euros.

The weekend is off to a good start! This Friday, October 15, as reported by the continuous news channel BFMTV, a Frenchman had the chance of his life by trying to win the jackpot at Euromillions. It’s done: by playing the winning combination 21 26 31 34 49 and the star numbers 2 and 5, this anonymous won a historic jackpot of € 220 million. Either the biggest gain ever won in Europe or “the biggest jackpot in the history of the European lottery since its inception in 2004.“The victory even left our neighbors across the Channel speechless.

British channel Sky News says the sum will make the lucky winner a man even richer than singer Adele. The anonymous now has sixty days to appear at the Française des Jeux and claim their winnings. It took patience for an individual to win this award. During a draw that took place this Tuesday, October 12, nobody was able to win this sum. The game of Euromillions Friday October 15 finally attracted a wave of entries due to the size of the gains.

No French awarded at the Euromillions since 2020

The last record won by a Frenchman was in December 2020. A player from the South of France had won the sum of 200 million euros. Two months later, on February 26, 2021, it was in Switzerland that an anonymous was able to pocket the jackpot. Or an amount of 210 million euros. A new jackpot will be available during a new Euromillions draw on Tuesday, October 19, 2021. According to Sky News, this is an amount of almost 14 million pounds sterling, equivalent to more than 16 million euros.

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