You dont need all the numbers to win a small EuroMillions prize

The EuroMillions UK draw often gets people talking about what they would do with the money.

Be it a new house in a luxury location, or simply paying off the mortgage, winning the lottery prize is a dream for most people.

Tonight's estimated jackpot is a 10x rollover at an estimated £122 million, a far higher jackpot than the UK National Lottery's Lotto Draw.

But the lottery doesn't just offer you the chance to win big, you can actually win some of the smaller prizes as well.

A little bit of luck might just be the way to pay for all of this year's Christmas gifts, or you might just win the price of your ticket back to have another go.

The smaller prizes can be useful, so many numbers do you need to win on EuroMillions?

Does two numbers win anything on EuroMillions?

You can even win with just two numbers on the EuroMillions draw.

Constantly playing EuroMillions can be a drain on the expense over time, so the draw makers offer the chance of two winning numbers to gain a small fee.

It doesn't win you much, but two main numbers will win you the price of your ticket back at £2.50.

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Two main numbers and a lucky star will win you slightly more at £3.60, while two main numbers and two lucky stars gets you the best part of a couple of pints with £9.10.

If you only have one main number, you must have also drawn two lucky stars. This will gain you £4.30.

How many numbers do you need to win a prize on EuroMillions?

Two main numbers is the absolute minimum for winning a prize on the draw.

Plenty of prizes can be won with three numbers. Thy system basically means the more numbers you get, the more you win.

A full list of the numbers you need and their prizes is below:

  • Two main numbers – £2.50
  • Two main numbers plus one lucky star – £3.60
  • One main number plus two lucky stars – £4.30
  • Three main numbers – £6
  • Three main numbers plus one lucky star – £7.30
  • Two main numbers plus two lucky stars – £9.10
  • Four main numbers – £25.60
  • Three main numbers plus two lucky stars – £37.30
  • Four main numbers plus one lucky star – £77.80
  • Four main numbers plus two lucky stars – £844.70
  • Five main numbers – £13,561.20
  • Five main numbers plus one lucky star – £130,554.30
  • Five main numbers plus two lucky stars – Jackpot

How to play EuroMillions

EuroMillions is easy to play.

You can purchase a ticket from various supermarkets and shops, but it is recommended you play online as paper slips are easier to lose.

You can play online or via the EuroMillions app and playing regularly is easy and you can set up a direct debit so you never miss a draw.

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Simply pick five numbers from one to 50 and two lucky stars from one to 12, or just use the lucky dip option.

EuroMillions say you can play up to seven lines of numbers and buy up to 10 play slips at a time.

Tickets cost £2.50 each and with every ticket you buy you are entered automatically into the UK Millionaire Maker game, which has a guaranteed £1 million UK winner in every draw.

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