Prize Money

EuroMillions offers thirteen different prize tiers, each funded by the money that is spent on tickets ahead of each draw. The first 50 percent of the cost of a EuroMillions ticket goes to the lottery operator in each country.

The remaining 50 percent of ticket fees is placed into what is known as the Common Prize Fund. This is a pot of money out of which all EuroMillions prizes are paid. The thirteen prize tiers, odds of winning and percentage of the Common Prize Fund allocated to each tier are as follows:

Prize Level Matches % of Prize Fund
Jackpot Match 5 + 2 43.2
Tier 2 Match 5 + 1 3.95
Tier 3 Match 5 + 0 0.92
Tier 4 Match 4 + 2 0.45
Tier 5 Match 4 + 1 0.48
Tier 6 Match 4 + 0 0.67
Tier 7 Match 3 + 2 0.38
Tier 8 Match 3 + 1 1.75
Tier 9 Match 2 + 2 1.85
Tier 10 Match 3 + 0 3.50
Tier 11 Match 1 + 2 4.95
Tier 12 Match 2 + 1 14.85
Tier 13 Match 2 18.25

The remaining 4.8 percent of the Common Prize Fund goes into a separate fund known as the Booster Fund which is used to increase the value of the jackpot, often in weeks where the jackpot needs topping up to provide the guaranteed minimum top prize of 17 million.

The amount of money allocated to the jackpot and to the Booster Fund can vary in certain circumstances:

Number of Draws % Allocated to Jackpot % Allocated to Booster Fund
From the first draw at the base jackpot of 17 million, up to and including the sixth draw (unless a Superdraw or an Event Draw is held) 43.20% 4.8%
From the seventh draw to when the jackpot is won 27% 21%
During a Superdraw or an Event Draw 27% 21%

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