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France Lotto Review

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France Lotto Review

France Lotto is an exciting game you have to try out! France Lotto is a part of the French Lottery and it is managed by the Francaise-des-Jeuxi Group. This game was established way back in 1976 and has to date has been able to maintain its popularity amongst the French lottery players.

Several features of France Lotto make it such a popular pick. Every time there are no jackpot winners, the jackpot is will roll over and increase the sum for the upcoming drawing. As compared to most other lotteries that are held twice a week, France Lotto brags three drawings on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. This game has reportedly given away 4.4 billion prizes since its inception, producing a huge number of millionaires along the way.

Today’s France Lotto is run by Francaise-des-Jeuxi Group, a semi-public company that was created in January 1993. The operations of the entity are  controlled by the French Government that has a 72 percent share in the company.

France Lotto is really popular among people in France, as well as among lottery enthusiasts from all parts of the world

With its impressive prizes, France Lotto is definitely worth a try. Who knows, you could be the next millionaire and all it takes is a single ticket purchase. Just think about that yacht and villa in the French countryside. They could be yours.

How to Play France Lotto

In order to play the game, you’ll have to buy a France Lotto ticket from an authorized dealer. Pick 5 numbers in the range from  1 to 49 and a sixth lucky number in the range from 1 to 10. To win the jackpot, you need to match all 6 numbers for the respective drawing.

Like most other lotteries, France Lotto has a quick pick feature that gives players a ticket with randomly generated numbers (by computer software). France Lotto can also be played online, and such opportunities are available for all international players over the age of 18. All prize claims (regardless of the amount) have to be made within 2 months of the draw date and all prize money more than 5000 Euro can be claimed at the Francaise des Jeuxi payment center. Prizes are handed out in the form of a tax-free lump sum, regardless of the amount.

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France Lotto Rules

France Lotto has a double matrix. Players need to choose 5 numbers in the range from 1 to 49 and 1 number in the range from 1 to 10. To win the jackpot for the respective drawing, players should match all 6 of the numbers.

Apart from having a jackpot, France Lotto features 9 additional prize tiers. The odds of winning any prize are fairly good, making the game extremely popular.

In the past, France Lotto rules stated that only French residents could participate. Today, things are a bit different. France Lotto is open to international players, giving people from all parts of the world an opportunity to enjoy the wonderful jackpots and additional prizes. The process of ticket buying has been simplified after the appearance of online lottery agency platforms.

The Odds of Winning France Lotto

The odds of winning the France Lotto jackpot are 1 in 19,068,840. Why is the number so impressive? Well, the lottery features a 5+1 format that makes the task of hitting the jackpot a little bit more challenging than what other lotteries have to offer.

There are 6 prize tiers, each one with its specific odds. Getting 5 correct numbers comes with odds of 1 in 2,118,760 and having 4 correct numbers features odds of 1 in 9,631 per drawing. The overall odds of winning any France Lotto prize are 1 in 5.99. Needless to say, this is impressive. It means that roughly 1 in 5 tickets will win something.

Divisions Matches Odds to win
1 Prize 5+1 1:19068840
2 Prize 5 1:2118760
3 Prize 4 1:9631
4 Prize 3 1:224
5 Prize 2 1:16
6 Prize 0+1 1:18

France Lotto Prize Breakdown

As you can see in the table below, France Lotto has 6 prize tiers. Winnings are tax-free and given in one cash lump sum.

France Lotto has a minimum guaranteed jackpot of 1 million euro. As already mentioned in prior sections of the review, the sum will roll over towards the upcoming drawing if there are no winners. The jackpot will roll over a maximum of 34 times. If there are no winners during the 34th drawing, the prize money will roll down.

The biggest France Lotto jackpot ever was won in May 2006. There were 2 winning tickets that split the mesmerizing sum of 30 million euro. The second biggest jackpot was won in June 2011. There was one winning ticket that made its owner 24 million euro richer.

Keep in mind that for special occasions, France Lotto could have larger than usual jackpots. These are known as Superdraws and they usually mark a holiday in France. Such special opportunities, generate even more interest than usual and they’re definitely worth keeping an eye for.

Divisions Ball Matches Estimated Prize Fund
1 Prize 5 + Bonus 19.53%
2 Prize 5 5.06%
3 Prize 4 10.89%
4 Prize 3 4.72%
5 Prize 2 33.72%
6 Prize Bonus 18.87%

France Lotto Winning Numbers

France Lotto is a 5 + 1 number lottery game. To win €12 Million France Lotto jackpot, you have to match 5 main numbers and 1 bonus number. Here are the France Lotto winning numbers for 19-03-2018 CET:


France Lotto Past Results & Winning Numbers

The France Lotto result archive contains the results from 31-12-2006 CET up to the last ones. You only need to select the right date from the list.

Monday 19th March 2018 152024274610
Saturday 17th March 2018 133036434809
Wednesday 14th March 2018 030413364610
Monday 12th March 2018 071013273808
Saturday 10th March 2018 051821234706
Wednesday 7th March 2018 061318363705
Monday 5th March 2018 172538414409
Saturday 3rd March 2018 020304083109
Wednesday 28th February 2018 052831424907
Monday 26th February 2018 133437394203

France Lotto Prizes

The France Lotto features 9 prize divisions. To win any prize in France Lotto, you have to match 1 number. Chances to hit the France Lotto jackpot are 1: 19,068,840. To see all the France Lotto odds, go to the REVIEW tab.

Divisions Match Payout per Winner
1 Prize 5 + Chance €0.00
2 Prize 5 €100,000.00
3 Prize 4 + Chance €1,000.00
4 Prize 4 €500.00
5 Prize 3 + Chance €50.00
6 Prize 3 €20.00
7 Prize 2 + Chance €10.00
8 Prize 2 €5.00
9 Prize Chance €2.20

France Lotto Hot & Cold Numbers

France Lotto hot numbers are the lottery numbers that appear the most in drawings. France Lotto cold numbers are the numbers that appear infrequently. Some lotto players choose them specifically because of the frequency, believing that their reappearance in France Lotto results is only a matter of time, while others stay clear.

France Lotto Number Generator

The France Lotto generator provides FREE lucky numbers for France Lotto draws. All you need to do is to enter your name, your birth date, and the day of the draw you plan to participate in.

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