Two Eurojackpot enthusiasts from Germany and Netherlands ended their year on a high note after hitting the jackpot in the last draw of 2018. This duo split an impressive prize worth €19.200.000 on Friday night.
The winning line that led to this amazing victory on December 28th consisted of the main numbers 19, 24, 31, 38 and 40 with bonus balls 7 and 10. They were all matched by two lucky lotto players, who are residents of Germany and Netherlands. These two jackpot winners took home €9.600.000 each, but that wasn’t the only impressive prize won on Friday night.
Three lucky players collected €590.000 after missing the jackpot by one of the Euro numbers. Germans were the luckiest of the bunch, since all three of the winners happen to be residents of this country. Eurojackpot draw on December 28th also produced four winners of a Match 5 prize worth €156.000. They come from Germany, Denmark, Norway and Sweden.
Friday night’s victory was just the icing on the cake of an already amazing year for Eurojackpot players. Jackpot cap of €90.000.000 was reached three times in the past 12 months and it led to a couple of pretty amazing jackpot wins along the way.
A single ticket holder from Finland kicked the year off by winning the first €90.000.000 prize of 2018 on February 9th. This mystery punter was the only one to collect this record-breaking windfall on their own, since the rest of jackpot winners had to share.
Jackpot cap was also reached on July 6th when two German punters took home €45.000.000 each. Their success was replicated on November 16th, when five players all across Europe became multi-millionaires after splitting the gigantic €90.000.000 cash reward.