It’s a record. A Breton player won the sum of 109 million euros at EuroMillions on September 1. The biggest gain recorded this year in France, according to the specialized site Draw-Win.
The winner had checked the numbers 35, 43, 37, 5 and 4 and the stars 5 and 6 during the draw, which mobilized 32 million players across Europe. She came forward to the Française des jeux and is therefore preparing to pocket the jackpot of 109 million euros.
The previous record for the year stood at 102 million euros, pocketed by a couple from Sarthois last February. A couple from Fort-de-France (Martinique) also won 53 million euros in May, the largest sum ever won in the West Indies.
Another player becomes a millionaire
With these 109 million euros, the winner of September 1 also sets a new record in Brittany, shattering the previous one, which was 39 million euros, won in Vern-sur-Seiche (Ille-et-Vilaine) in 2009 Neither the municipality nor the department of the winner have yet been communicated.
Another French player won the sum of one million euros in the draw thanks to his My Million code, generated automatically for each grid purchased.