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Britons go lotto loopy for £100m Euro Millions draw

Euro MillionsEuro Millions: Britons go lotto loopy for £100m Euro Millions draw

If one lucky player wins the Euro Millions jackpot tomorrow they will instantly become Britain's 458th richest person, alongside Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne.

According to figures from posh bankers Coutts & Co, they'll be earning around £12,300 a day in interest alone — that's £86,300 per week.

A Camelot spokeswoman said, "This is now the biggest lottery jackpot in Europe. We're in completely uncharted territory.

"We are obviously hoping for a UK winner — needless to say, there are going to be a lot of people on the edge of their seats all over Europe ahead of the draw on Friday."

The mammoth prize fund, which has rolled over 10 times since November 11, has sparked a spending frenzy in newsagents nationwide.

Ticket sales are up 600 per cent — at more than two million an hour. The excitement has spread across Europe, where the game is played in France, Spain, Austria, Belgium, Ireland, Luxembourg, Portugal and Switzerland.

Players must choose five numbers from 1-50, plus two lucky star numbers from 1-9. Picking all numbers correctly wins the jackpot.

The previous biggest winner is Dolores McNamara, 47, of Co Limerick, who won £77 million.

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Coastal Georgia
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Posted: January 26, 2006, 9:33 am - IP Logged

"alongside Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne"

Now that's where I want to be.....LOL

 

                               

              

 

 

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    Posted: January 26, 2006, 2:33 pm - IP Logged

    An how rich is that in U.S. CurrencyAgree with stupid

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      BILOXI, MISSISSIPPI
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      Posted: January 26, 2006, 2:51 pm - IP Logged

      That's a power ball jackpot of $531 million . Cash option  of $177 million cash

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        ONEONTA,NEW YORK
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        Posted: January 26, 2006, 3:39 pm - IP Logged

        ok .so on fridat at 5pm i hit eruo millions then at 11pm i hit mega millions then saturday night i hit powerball, but do i still have to go to work monday ?what would the odds of that happening to me.guess i would have to throw a party for everone on here.

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          Posted: January 26, 2006, 3:45 pm - IP Logged

          how would you do the odds on that ,just for laughs

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            Posted: January 26, 2006, 3:55 pm - IP Logged

            any math wis kidds out there

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              Posted: January 26, 2006, 6:05 pm - IP Logged

              "alongside Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne"

              Now that's where I want to be.....LOL

              "Crazy...but that's how it goes."

               LOL

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                Posted: January 26, 2006, 6:16 pm - IP Logged

                An how rich is that in U.S. CurrencyAgree with stupid

                Look to the left of the screen. EuroMillions is what we are talking about.

                Cheers

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                  Posted: January 26, 2006, 6:24 pm - IP Logged

                  ok .so on fridat at 5pm i hit eruo millions then at 11pm i hit mega millions then saturday night i hit powerball, but do i still have to go to work monday ?what would the odds of that happening to me.guess i would have to throw a party for everone on here.


                  The odds of the first 3 is one in a zillion
                  the odds of the 4th part is 99.9999999999999999999999999999999999999

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                    Coastal Georgia
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                    Posted: January 26, 2006, 8:59 pm - IP Logged

                    "alongside Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne"

                    Now that's where I want to be.....LOL

                    "Crazy...but that's how it goes."

                     LOL

                    Hey Just:

                    My fave is no more tears, but then again I am an old headbanger...Guitar

                     

                                                   

                                  

                     

                     

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                      Posted: January 26, 2006, 10:17 pm - IP Logged

                      DoubleDown Thumbs Up I wouldn't mind being along side them either!

                      Keep dreaming the impossible dream, it just may come true! Thumbs Up

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                        Posted: January 27, 2006, 1:33 am - IP Logged

                        "alongside Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne"

                        Now that's where I want to be.....LOL

                        "Crazy...but that's how it goes."

                         LOL

                        Hey Just:

                        My fave is no more tears, but then again I am an old headbanger...Guitar

                        same here doubledown.ozzy had some pretty good music throughout his career.randy rhoads was one of the best ever at guitar....

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                          Posted: January 27, 2006, 3:34 am - IP Logged

                          DoubleDown Thumbs Up I wouldn't mind being along side them either!

                          All I can say is I would love to be = to ozzy..Love his music. Big Blacksabbeth fan also.

                          Been to over 20 concerts to see him. Every ozzfest.hmm

                          Now the question is if I win will they have dinner with me..???

                          I don't usually play jackpots other then PB in CT but, before I step into trying the betslips is there any warnings I should know about?

                          Thanks

                          PP

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                            Posted: January 27, 2006, 3:50 am - IP Logged

                            As far as do I trust them, then yes. But it's probably to late to get tickets. My guess though is that they purchase the tickets from the uk national website - that way there is no physical ticket to lose.