French Lotto

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Introduced in 1976, a large number of people play France Lotto every year.

The lottery is drawn every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday at 20:30 hrs GMT in Paris.

Players need to choose any five numbers between 1-49 and an additional number, called the lucky number between 1-10.

To win the jackpot, a player has to match all the six numbers.

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In total, there are nine prize tiers. In 2008, the format of the game was changed from 6/49 to 5/49 +1/10.

The Francaise-des-Jeux Group manages France Lotto.

In case there is no winner, the jackpot is rolled over to the next drawing.

Players get 60 days to collect their prizes.

What are your chances of winning if you play France Lotto?

The minimum jackpot when you play France Lotto is €2 million.

Every time there is a winner, the jackpot amount climbs.

Winners in all the other tiers get fixed amounts.

  • The odds of a player winning the jackpot are 1 in 19,068,840.
  • The chances of a player matching five numbers are 1 in 2,118,760.
  • The odds of a player matching four numbers and the chance number are 1 in 88,677.
  • 1 in every 9,631 players matches four numbers.
  • 1 in 2016 players matches three numbers and the chance number.
  • The odds of a player matching three numbers are 1 in 224.
  • 1 in every 144 players matches two numbers and the chance number.
  • The odds of a player matching two numbers are 1 in 16.
  • 1 in every 18 players matches the chance number.

France Lotto prizes

The frenche lottery has very good prizes to win. You can have a look in this table:

Winning numbersPrize
5 + supp 2 000 000€ minimum
5 100 000 €
4 + supp 1000 €
4 500 €
3 + supp 50 €
3 20 €
2 + supp 10 €
2 5 €
1 2,20 €
0 2,20 €

How to maximize your chances of winning when you play France Lotto?

Just because the numbers are drawn randomly does not mean you must leave everything to chance.

As is the case with other lotteries, strategizing increases your chances of winning when you play France Lotto.

Odd-even number tips

If you observe the past results, you will find that all odd or even numbers are drawn rarely (just three percent of the time).

To increase your chances of winning a prize, try to have a mix of odd and even numbers.

Adopt a 3/2 (three odd+two even) or a 2/3 (two odd+three even) strategy.

One of these two patterns occurs in almost 68 percent of drawings.

Maintain a mix of high-low numbers

A low number can be any number that lies in the 1-25 range.

High range numbers, on the other hand, lie in the 26-49 range.

Winning combinations rarely comprise of just high or low numbers.

To increase your chances of winning a prize, maintain a mix of high and low numbers when choosing your combination.

Enjoy with France Lotto 

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You can watch the draw in YouTube.

If you want to know much information about France Lotto, you can visit the oficial page FDJ or Wikipedia.

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