How is the German lottery held?
In Germany, the lottery is very similar to that Soviet, only Germans choose 6 numbers from 49 possible. You need to choose them on a lottery ticket, crossing out numbers, which in the opinion of the player will fall out in the next drawing. In addition, there is also a Super number (Super number). This figure is from 0 to 9, which is the last in the serial number. It's not hard to count, that with such a system there is about 15,5 millions of possible variants of dropping numbers. And taking into account the last Super-number – near 140 million. So the chances of maximizing your win are negligible..
Of everything exists 10 payout levels. The lowest one is 5 € and it drops out in case of guessing the Super-number and two numbers from the six main ones. Further, the size of the win depends on, how many people guessed the combination, how many tickets were purchased and what is the size of the jackpot. Here is a list of theoretical prize sizes based on the number of matched numbers.
- 2 numbers + Super number – 5€
- 3 numbers – 10€
- 3 numbers + Super number – 21€
- 4 numbers – 42€
- 4 numbers + Super number – 190€
- 5 numbers – 3300€
- 5 numbers + Super number – 10000€
- 6 numbers – 575000€
- 6 numbers + Super number – 8900000€
Draws are televised on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Pour into a large glass sphere 49 small balls with numbers. The balls are mixed, a damper opens in the sphere, and one by one they roll out of it 6 cherished numbers. Another, additional, taken from a separate drum.
Counted, that only 2 percent of those participating in the lottery win at least the minimum prizes. By itself, what all 6 numbers are rarely guessed. Then the winning amount is carried over to the next draw, accumulating jackpot. The largest jackpot in the history of the German lottery accumulated by the end of 2007, and he made 45,3 million euros. It was shared by three players at once, which all matched 6 numbers and even Super-number.
German Lotto Lotto Review (Lotto)
|rules||6 of 49 + PB 1 of 10|
|Tax requirements||Lottery winnings are not subject to local tax.|
Chances of Winning
|1 Prize||6+PB||1:125 854 344|
|2 Prize||6||1:15 731 793|
|3 Prize||5+PB||1:487 807|
|4 Prize||5||1:60 976|
|5 Prize||4+PB||1:9 291|
|6 Prize||4||1:1 161|
The German game "Lotto" originated in 74 year of the last century. Lotto was thought out and released by a large gaming company "DLTB", which included 16 independent lotteries. The association is called "Lotteriegesellschaften". Games are not like each other, and they all take place in different locations in Germany.
To play the lottery, must choose 6 numbers from 1 to 49, and finally - the number of the bonus ball, called "Superzahl" - from 0 to 9. The winnings go to those participants, who guessed 2 and more numbers, as well as bonus number. And the main prize goes to the one, who correctly lined up the sequence of 6 rooms, as well as a bonus ball.
The prize fund can increase from time to time, if no one hit the jackpot of the current week. Therefore, the prize amounts for each category are not the same and are formed in relation to the total prize amount.. The amount of winnings in the draw is growing, until the next winner is determined. Awards are not subject to local tax.
The good news is that not only German citizens can participate in the Lotto prize draw.. Regardless of the location, everyone has the opportunity to purchase tickets and participate in the lottery online. For this, the lottery has a concierge service. Using this opportunity, you can choose the numbers yourself or use the quick selection function. When buying tickets online, they are actually purchased in Germany and sent to your account their scanned print.
This German lottery counts 9 prize categories: from 2 + bonus to fully guessed row. The size of the prize in each of the categories is determined by the percentage of the total game fund, formed for the current circulation. If you win in any of the categories, you will be paid the full prize, as there is no need to pay local tax.
The lottery is interesting for, that the participant has a wide range of opportunities - you can even win a small prize for 3 correctly selected numbers. Thus, each player has a much higher chance of receiving a reward..
The accumulative system of the formation of the prize fund no less encourages the participants to take part in the game. The absence of winners in one draw ensures an increase in the rates in each of the categories for the next game.
Top 5 Eurojackpot Lottery Winners
European lottery Eurojackpot is famous for, which provides its players with the full right of anonymity in the event of a lotto win. And until today, the lottery organizers keep their word. Not one of the jackpot winners of this lottery has become known to the press by name. Still the country of sale of tickets, and sometimes gender and approximate age of the lucky one, known.
Below is a list of the last five Eurojackpot jackpots hit with the prize amount and country., in which a winning lottery ticket was sold:
- 29 july 2016 The second largest jackpot in Eurojackpot history was drawn. The main prize was € 84,777,435.80 €. Anonymous player from Germany became the lucky winner of the lotto winnings.
- 13 May 2016 year one lucky man from Finland managed to hit the Eurojackpot starting jackpot in the very first draw. The prize was € 10,000,000.
- 6 May 2016 of the year € 14,476,862.80 jackpot won with a single winning ticket by an anonymous lucky guy from Germany.
- 22 April 2016 of the year the main prize of € 29,071,164.30 went to an anonymous lottery participant from Germany.
- 25 May 2016 the third largest jackpot in Eurojackpot history was drawn. € 76,766,891.40 € prize went to another lucky player from Germany.