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French Lotto Classic Syndicate Play


  • Enjoy our Classic Syndicate for convenient group play
  • Play four weeks for a total of 12 draws
  • Syndicates capped at 15 shares each and play two tickets per draw
Free Jackpot Tickets

Free Jackpot Tickets

BONUS: Receive ten jackpot-prize entries for the duration of your order
€10,000 Bonus Draw

€10,000 Bonus Draw

BONUS: Automatic entry into a €10,000 in-house bonus draw

About French Lotto

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Key Facts
Odds
Bonus Draw

France’s 5/49 lottery possesses many attractive characteristics that make it one of Europe’s most popular games. And with a bonus number enhancing each Prize Category and one of the best overall odds available, you can easily see why.

Why Play?

The French Lotto boasts prize categories for as low as matching only two main numbers or even just the bonus number. And with astounding overall odds of 1/6 and 144 total chances at a win, your luck is très bien! The same person once even won the jackpot twice, first in 1996 for €2.8 million and again in 2011 for €3 million.

And France has a great sense of humour when it comes to superstition: every Friday the 13th, the Lotto turns into a special Super Lotto, complete with an extraordinary minimum jackpot of €13 million – an increase of almost 90% from the average jackpot size!

Format

With three draws a week, Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 22:30 CET, it’s easier than ever to scratch your lottery itch. Your syndicate plays five numbers from 1-49 and a bonus number from 1-10 and maybe you too could become the next big winner.

History

Dating back to 1539 when King Francis I introduced a lottery in his monarchy to replenish depleted state treasury funds, the French have had plenty of centuries to perfect the art of lottery. Since its contemporary establishment in 1976, the Lotto has created over 8,000 millionaires and annually awards over €4 billion on average in prizes.

Française des Jeux, the operator of Lotto and France’s other national lottery games, also has a celebrated history with charitable donations, particularly to athletics and sports. They are the title sponsor of a national bicycling team and they partner with the National Olympic Committee and French Sports to support French Olympic athletes.

Draw Days

Draw Days

Every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday (21:30 GMT)

Record Jackpot

Record Jackpot

€24 million

Annual Payout

Annual Prize Payout

€4.4 billion (Average)

Draw Format

Draw Format

Five winning numbers are drawn from a field of 1-49 and one “Chance” number from a field of 1-10.

Why Play

Why Play

  • Better overall odds than most other lotteries
  • Average jackpot prize of almost €7 million
  • Higher minimum jackpots on special drawings every Friday the 13th
  • A large maximum amount of consecutive jackpot rollovers at 34
  • Over four billion individual prizes awarded in the Lotto’s history
  • All winnings are awarded in a lump sum and are French tax-free
Prize Category
Odds of Winning
Prize Value
Prize Category
Match 5 + Chance Number
Odds of Winning
1 in 19,068,840
Prize Value
Jackpot (€2,000,000 Minimum)
Prize Category
Match 5
Odds of Winning
1 in 2,118,760
Prize Value
€100,000
Prize Category
Match 4 + Chance Number
Odds of Winning
1 in 86,677
Prize Value
€1,000
Prize Category
Match 4
Odds of Winning
1 in 9,631
Prize Value
€500
Prize Category
Match 3 + Chance Number
Odds of Winning
1 in 2,016
Prize Value
€50
Prize Category
Match 3
Odds of Winning
1 in 224
Prize Value
€20
Prize Category
Match 2 + Chance Number
Odds of Winning
1 in 144
Prize Value
€10
Prize Category
Match 2
Odds of Winning
1 in 16
Prize Value
€5
Prize Category
Match 1 + Chance Number
Odds of Winning
1 in 28
Prize Value
€2.20
Prize Category
Match 0 + Chance Number
Odds of Winning
1 in 18
Prize Value
€2.20

Our exclusive, in-house bonus draw is one of the many little ways we say thank you to all of our customers. This special prize straight from us is worth an incredible €10,000 and is the lucky winner’s to keep, independent of any of their lottery winnings from The Lottery Centre (The Lottery Centre). What’s more, no additional purchase is required, as your entry into the draw is automatic. Think of it as a gift from our family to yours!

Prize Draw Rules:

No purchase is necessary for the Bonus-Prize Draw entry. To be eligible, follow the instructions in this offer. You will be entered in the first available draw on receipt of your entry. A new draw will be held every year on or about 31 December and the winner will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received prior to that date. You must be 18 years of age or older to qualify. The prize winner will be notified by telephone or letter within 30 days of the draw. To obtain the name of the Prize Draw Winner send a self-addressed envelope to: "The Lottery Centre Grand-Prize Winner's Name," International Multi-Media Entertainments Limited (IMME), PO Box 206, 8 Finch Road, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM99 1YY. Please direct any other enquiries to this address at "ATTN: Customer-Service Department." The first prize is as stated herein. This Prize Draw is used in various other offers of International Multi-Media Entertainments Limited (IMME), also trading as The Lottery Centre. The first prize may be represented by cash, merchandise, or travel, depending on the promotion. Accordingly, it may be advertised using different graphic representations or featured prizes. Winners of travel or merchandise prizes may substitute a cash amount which will not exceed €10,000.00 or the equivalent amount in the winner’s preferred currency at the prevailing exchange rate at the time of drawing. The odds of winning vary depending upon the amount of entries received but will be the same for entrants who have purchased as for free entrants. Employees, agents, and contractors (and their family members) of International Multi-Media Entertainments Limited (IMME), also trading as The Lottery Centre, and its affiliated or associated companies are not eligible. Void where prohibited. The sponsor accepts no legal liability in the event of a dispute.
French Lotto Jackpot-Prize (Division One) Pool is eligible to win the first-place prize only. The Prize Pool will play ten sets of pre-assigned lotto numbers. In order to win, the five main winning numbers and the “lucky number” in a draw must be matched. You will take part as a Prize Pool member in all draws of your French Lotto syndicate. The group of participants in the Prize Pool will vary based on response. Jackpot-prize (Division One) winners will be notified immediately and all participants are guaranteed their full part of the prize money according to the number of shares they hold. This Prize Pool may be used in various other offers of IMME or its affiliated companies.

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