20 million euros earned by a user on FDJ.fr

Lotto winning combination April 16, 2022The evening was dense for the millions of players who tried their luck with the Lotto jackpot on Saturday, April 16, 2022. The record jackpot of €20 million finally found a buyer after seven nights without a single big winner. In the end, it was an internet user who played his grid on FDJ.fr who won the entire jackpot. One thing is for sure, this winner will receive the winnings from him, unlike the Loire-Atlantique unclaimed capital gains. This €20 million jackpot is the eighth biggest lottery win since 1976!

Lotto draw on April 16, 2022: results in detail

After a series of 7 draws in a row without a big winner, the amount of the jackpot reached a record for this year 2022 of 20 million euros in the Lotto. proposed during Super Lotto Special April Fools’ Day at 13 million eurosthe prize pool kept rising for two full weeks before finally being won on the night of this draw on Saturday 16th April 2022.

To win the jackpot, you had to find the following winning numbers: 4 twenty-one 27 30 41 and the lucky number 6. In France, despite several million grids and over 1.1 million winning grids, only one and only grid had a chance to find the complete winning combination, winning the entire €20 million jackpot.

Below, find the complete earnings report with the intermediate ranks, this is the 10th millionaire of this year 2022 and one of the largest jackpots ever won in the national lottery.

Lotto jackpot: the eighth largest jackpot in history

This Saturday night a new page was written in the history of the Lotto. It was finally on the internet with a player who marked his favorite numbers on FDJ.fr that luck settled in.

Accustomed to very large jackpots since 2020 and the “covid” years, this €20 million Lotto jackpot is one of the most impressive since the game’s inception in 1976. Tied with two other draws, this is the 8th. biggest win recorded in the French Lotto.

Below you will find the list of the 10 biggest jackpots won in Lotto since 1976.

FDJ Lotto: the biggest jackpots in history

Lotto winners: 10th millionaire in 2022

Between January 1, 2022 and today, this is the tenth time that a jackpot finds a buyer in France. Among them, a player from Loire-Atlantique did not come to claim his prize.

In 4 and a half months of draw, the average number of winners is quite low for the Lotto, which usually has between 40 and 45 winners each year. After getting off to a good start, notably lining up two successive draws with 2 and 3 winners, chance decided to play with the odds. So, for the pleasure to last a little longer and for the millions of euros in the jackpot to rise, this Saturday, April 16, 2022, he was awarded 20 million euros the biggest Lotto winner of this year 2022.

  1. January 3: in Royan 3 million euros were earned at the beginning of the year.
  2. January 17: 7 million euros found buyers on the Oise in Chambly.
  3. February 12: two players shared the €12 million prize pool. A player from Dordogne and a player from Loire-Atlantique found the winning combination. Since then, the winner of the Loire has sadly forfeited his prize by not claiming it for 60 days.
  4. February 14th : three gamers on the internet shared the Valentine’s jackpot for 10 million euros.
  5. March, 19: in Varennes-sur-Allier, a family earned 15 million euros.
  6. 23 of March: In the Loiret they won 3 million euros.
  7. April 16, 2022: the record jackpot of €20 million was won online by a lucky player who played on FDJ.fr.

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