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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 Results

France Lotto is a 5 + 1 number lottery game. To win €2 Million France Lotto jackpot, you have to match 5 main numbers and 1 bonus number. Here are the France Lotto winning numbers for 23-09-2017 CET:

151922333704

France Lotto Past Results

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.

DRAW DATE (CET): WINNING NUMBERS:
Saturday 23rd September 2017 15 19 22 33 37 04
Monday 18th September 2017 12 25 29 34 37 09
Saturday 16th September 2017 04 16 18 37 46 05
Wednesday 13th September 2017 04 18 25 33 45 01
Monday 11th September 2017 12 23 42 45 48 09
Saturday 9th September 2017 13 15 19 39 44 01
Wednesday 6th September 2017 19 28 39 46 49 04
Monday 4th September 2017 01 06 27 33 35 09
Saturday 2nd September 2017 01 10 14 18 40 07
Wednesday 30th August 2017 07 12 26 29 47 09

France Lotto Prizes

The France Lotto lottery 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 in 19,068,840. To see all the France Lotto odds, go to the REVIEW tab.

Divisions Match Payout per Winner
1 Prize 5 + Chance €6,000,000.00
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.

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France Lotto Jackpot History

The jackpot history tool will enable you to see the changes in the biggest France Lotto jackpots over time. Use the data to carry out analysis, comparisons and predictions for the next France Lotto jackpot. The biggest France Lotto jackpot is €18,000,000 and it was won on 2017-01-23 CET.

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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, the day of the draw and other data pertaining to the drawing you plan to participate in.

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