First EuroMillions Superdraw of 2021 Set For Friday 5th February
Last Updated: Monday 1st February 2021, 11:14
A EuroMillions jackpot of £115 million will be put up for grabs on Friday 5th February in the first Superdraw of the year. Find out more about the largest prize to have been seen on the game since last year’s record-breaking win.
Guaranteed EuroMillions Jackpot
The jackpot for Friday is a guaranteed €130 million (approximately £115 million), regardless of what happens in the preceding draw on Tuesday night. When a Superdraw takes place, it does not matter if the jackpot is much lower in the lead-up to the big event - or even if it has just been won.
Superdraws make use of the Reserve Fund to push the jackpot up to the advertised amount. A small portion of the revenue raised from ticket sales goes towards the Reserve Fund in every single draw, so that special promotions can be scheduled from time to time and the minimum jackpot can also be offered.
The jackpot rolls over from a Superdraw if isn’t won, in the same way as it does in a regular draw. The last time a Superdraw was held, on 20th November 2020, it kept climbing until it reached its jackpot cap of €200 million. It only took a few weeks and on Friday 11th December a French ticket holder landed the record prize.
The top prize can now grow up to €210 million - as the jackpot cap increases by €10 million after every time it is activated. The upcoming Superdraw could therefore provide the foundation for a new high mark being set in the next month.
The largest prize ever paid out in the UK has been £170 million. This came in October 2019 and was claimed by a player who wished to remain anonymous.
Must Be Won Lotto Draw
A big week for UK lottery fans also features a Must be Won Lotto draw on Wednesday night. There was a fifth consecutive rollover on Saturday, triggering the special event in midweek.
If nobody matches all six main numbers, the £13.3 million jackpot will roll down and be split between players in all other prize categories. Even if you match just two numbers, you’ll receive £5 on top of your Lucky Dip if there is a rolldown.
Whether you are setting your sights on a rolldown win in Lotto or dreaming of the EuroMillions Superdraw jackpot, you can take part online or by visiting a National Lottery retailer.