2016 may be ending in only few days, but that’s plenty of time to make it the best year of your life. If you don’t believe us, just ask one lucky Euromillions enthusiast from Spain who become €25.000.000 richer on Tuesday night. Follow in their footsteps and win an enormous fortune just in time for New Year’s Eve – play Mega Millions to scoop a spectacular $96.000.000 windfall!
December 27th proved to be a lucky night for on ticket holder from Spain, who matched all five main numbers and both Lucky Stars to land the eight-figure prize only a week after a player from Portugal became €61.000.000 richer. The line consisted of the numbers 3, 22, 25, 32 and 39, with 7 and 12 appearing as the Lucky Stars. The jackpot winner wasn’t the only one with a reason for celebration – three players (one from Spain and two from Belgium) missed the top prize by one of the Lucky Stars and ended up scooping €250.000 each. There were also additional two winner of the Match 5 cash reward, worth €88.000.
This latest Spanish victory allowed the game’s second largest nation to narrow the gap at the top of the Euromillions jackpot winners table. France currently leads the way with 83 jackpot wins, but Spain isn’t far behind with 80 victories since the game’s inception in 2004. The largest Euromillions pay-out of 2016 that went to this country was worth €85.000.000 – it was scooped by one fortunate punter from Coslada near Madrid on June 10th. When it comes to this game’s most impressive prize of the year in general, it went to Belgium – it amounted to €168.000.000, which is currently the largest lottery windfall ever won by a player from this country.