Loto FR from Passe to Popular

When this game was first launched only Parisians were allowed to play, making other regions feel a bit snubbed. It wasn't until 1977 that everyone could play around France.

The French Lotto Today

Over 45 years after its debut, the lottery continues to make the French dream and its popularity has only risen thanks to online draws allowing people all over the world to play.

What Days to Buy FR Tickets

Tickets can be purchased online until just before the draw. Players can buy their favourite numbers for draws on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday and play up to 32 weeks ahead.

Maximum French Jackpot Ever

The French Lottery has no maximum jackpot, however, the game can only roll over a maximum of 34 times before being rolled down to the next prize tier and shared among players.

Loto France Biggest Jackpot

The biggest French Lotto jackpot was won in December 2021 in Brittany, France worth €30M. The player nearly lost it all when he revealed he left the ticket at a restaurant!

Other Notable French Wins

Other big winners in the FR lotto include a €26M win in Sept 2021 to a man who played with his very last few euros on a lottery online. He uses the money to enjoy a full life.

The Loto France Jackpot

The minimum jackpot that can be won with Loto France is €2M, however, the jackpot grows much higher. 200 French people become millionaires every year thanks to the games of chance offered by La Française des Jeux.

How Rich is France in Lotto?

France is the luckiest country in Europe to win the lottery. In total, over 120 EuroMillions jackpots have gone to French Lotto winners so far since it was started in 2004. Loto France produces around 50 millionaires a year on average, meaning that over the last 45 odd years the French Draw has made over 2,250 new millionaires in France alone!

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Learn the History of Loto France!

Loto France was first played thanks to a law signed by the French President. The game was adapted from the German Lotto model for its higher odds to win. The first draw was made on 18th May 1976 in Paris. Loto France creates about 50 new millionaires every year, with almost one million players receiving a prize with every draw played with 55% of each game being returned as winnings, making it one of the fairest prize distributions in the world.

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Playing Loto France - Everything You Want to Know About French Lotto with Easy Steps

A National Game, French Lotto or "Loto France" is fun and easy to play!

  • How to Play Loto France Draws

    To learn about French Lotto, first, you must choose 5 main numbers from 1 - 49 and a Chance Ball from numbers 1 - 10. Select your ball numbers manually or via the Quick Pick option.

  • Which Days to Play French Lotto

    Loto France is drawn 3 times a week, on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. You can buy tickets up until half an hour before the draw. The most popular day is the weekend Saturday draw.

  • Best Numbers to Choose for Chance

    You have a one-in-ten chance to find the correct Chance Ball and win the jackpot. The odds of getting just the Chance number are 1:18. When you match 5 plus the lucky ball you win the top prize.

  • Checking Your Loto France Ticket

    Every time you buy a ticket the information is safely secured in your lottery account. You can check your numbers and previous draws by clicking on your name and going to the Orders page.

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