Eurojackpot rises to € 117 million – Highest lottery jackpot in German history

Hamburg, July 15, 2022. The Eurojackpot today rose to € 117 million euros. This is the highest lottery jackpot in German history.   

After there was no main winner in Friday night’s draw, the Eurojackpot now stands at € 117 million. The next draw will take place next Tuesday at 7 pm.   

“The Eurojackpot can still go up to 120 million euros – if it is not hit on Tuesday!” explains Jonas Mattsson, CFO of LOTTO24 AG, the leading German provider of lotteries on the Internet. “There is a lot of excitement in our company. It was only in May that a LOTTO24 lottery team hit the then-highest Eurojackpot, winning a total of 110 million euros. Our employees are working flat out and keeping their fingers crossed for our LOTTO24 customers!” 

Eurojackpot is a lottery in which a total of 18 European countries participate. Players first pick “5 out of 50” numbers and then “2 out of 12” Euro numbers. Since a product change in March of this year, the jackpot can rise up to 120 million euros – previously the limit was 90 million euros. The draw takes place every Tuesday and Friday evening in Helsinki, Finland. Participation is possible at LOTTO24 or Tipp24, among others.  


Kristin Splieth

Head of Corporate Communications