Country of the Loire: The record of the largest jackpots won in the region

Lille, on April 9, 2012. Illustration Loto – Euromillions fdj, francomfortable games. — M. LIBERT/20 MINUTES

As thousands of French, many of the inhabitants of the Countries of the Loire valley will enjoy this Friday the 13th to go to try their luck with a scratchcard, draw, or even a sports betting of the French games. And if the odds of winning are enough to cool the most optimistic, it is important to know that very, very large sums have been won in recent years by the Loire.

If the Sarthois seem to be particularly varnish, in the Loire-Atlantique and Maine-et-Loire, also have a lot of lucky. Conversely, the people of the Vendée appear less happy with the game. Here is the list:

  • 42,218 million euros earned in Lude (Sarthe) on July 16, 2010 on the Euromillions.
  • 14 million euros earned in Andouillé (Mayenne) on 18 July 2016 at the Lottery.
  • 13,414 million euros in Cérans-Foulletourtre (Sarthe) on 15 June 2012 in the Euromillions.
  •  9,839 million euros to Sainte-Anne-sur-Brivet (Loire-Atlantique) on September 18, 2007, at the Euromillions.
  • 9.5 million euros at Doué la Fontaine (Maine-et-Loire) on may 15, 2013 at Lotto.
  • 8 million euros in Vertou (Loire-Atlantique) November 8, 2010 at the Lotto.
  • 8 million euros in the Maine-et-Loire, a city still unknown, the September 6, 2017 the Lottery.
  • 7,769 million euros in Bordered-Jumelles (Maine-et-Loire) on June 1, 1991 to the Lottery.
  • 7 million euros in La Baule (Loire-Atlantique) on June 16, 2012 Lotto.
  • 7 million euros to Saint-Nazaire (Loire-Atlantique) on march 11, 2009 the Lottery.
  • 6 million euros in Angers (Maine-et-Loire) on may 5, 2010 at the Lotto.
  • 5 million euros in Sablé-sur-Sarthe (Sarthe) on April 2, 2014 at Loto.
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    The winner of this incredible amount of 42 million euros in 2010, the Lude was a man, wishing to remain anonymous, regular player who used the same numbers every time.

    The region spends less than the rest of France

    In Nantes, the biggest win was won in September 1992 by a Lottery player: 3,369 million euros. Some 2,942 million euros had also been hit by another player of Loto on march 30, 1996.

    Note, finally, that the players of the pays de la Loire play the majority of scratch card games (55%) and spend less than in the rest of France. They invest, on average, 2.84 euros per week, compared with 3,73 euros to the national average.