Happy end of the year to these two winners! At the end of December 2021, two Frenchmen won 17 and 79 million euros in Euromillions, the site specifies News Pas-de-Calais. These are the last two jackpots put into play in 2021. A northerner in his forties won €79 million on the internet. A regular lottery and EuroMillions player, he saw his lucky numbers drop and win the jackpot. Definitely, luck happens to the french.
The day after the draw, the young man, when connecting to his FDJ application, first thought he had won 79,000 euros. A very nice sum, but after a few minutes he finds “the presence of its three digits after the decimal point” surprising. Then find out the actual amount. “To be sure of myself, I had to go to the application several times and wait for the phone confirmation from the FDJ winner relations service. We play to win, but when it happens, we don’t believe it,” he specifies, with our colleagues.
The now billionaire plans to continue working but already plans to work from home. Priority is also given to “taking care of your family and traveling”.
He asks his mother to keep the ticket
The second winner won €19 million on December 31, 2021. Originally from Pas-de-Calais, this 30-year-old is an occasional gamer, always playing via flash. It was during the broadcast of the draw on television that he realized that the jackpot had been won in France. He then checks his numbers that correspond in all respects to the draw figures.
To secure the winning ticket, she asked her mother to take her to a safe place. “She hid the ticket in a notebook near her computer and checked very frequently that it was still there,” he says. Now what do you plan to do with all that money? “The priority is already good health,” admits the lucky winner, while claiming to want to discover paradisiacal islands and go on cruises.
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