Monday, April 03, 2006
Belgian wins EuroMillions Lottery
On Friday evening a Belgian won the Euro Millions jackpot. Euro Millions is a pan European lottery and has the largest jackpot in the continent.
The Belgian punter chose the numbers 3, 20, 31, 45 and 50 and the stars, number 6 and 7.
There was a record jackpot on Friday: 75,753,125 euros.
Until now the highest amount won on Euro Millions was 7.5 million euros.
On Friday evening the Belgian National Lottery announced that the winning ticket had been bought in Belgium.
The record jackpot was the result of a roll-over. Nobody had won the jackpot for six weeks now!
The identity and address of the Belgian winner are being kept secret.
Euro Millions is organised by Lottery companies in Belgium, the UK, Ireland, France, Spain, Austria, Switzerland, Portugal and Luxembourg.