Hotpicks is quite similar to the main EuroMillions Lottery. This add-on game was recently developed by Camelot exclusive for UK players, that involves only the five normal EuroMillions numbers to match the chosen numbers. However, unlike the EuroMillions Lottery, the lucky star numbers are not opted. Furthermore, EuroMillions Hotpicks is customized for players to choose any of the following picks:
Your all selected numbers must match with the EuroMillions Drawn numbers, otherwise you lose.
It costs only £1.50 for each EuroMillions Hotpicks tickets. The tickets are available online from 6pm to 11pm every day. However, on the draw day, you must purchase your ticket before 19:30 GMT on the draw days.
Excluding the lucky star numbers from the main EuroMillions draw, the five normal are used as the winning numbers of the Hotpicks draw.
The EuroMillions Hotpicks draw is announced on every Tuesday and Friday just like the main EuroMillions draw. The results exclusively for this add-on game are announced just after the EuroMillions draw declarations at 20:00 GMT.
Yes, this add-on game is exclusive for the players residing in only UK as the tickets are sold by the National Lottery retailers in United Kingdom.
No, the winning prizes of the EuroMillions Hotpicks remain fixed whether won or not. The prize of winning 5 picks remains £1 Million in every draw while for winning 1 pick is £10.
It is not necessary to play EuroMilions Lottery for qualifying for the EuroMillions Hotpicks. Any UK player can buy tickets for the EuroMillions Hotpicks. The results of this draw are evaluated separately.
After the announcement of the draw results, you have 180 days to claim your Hotpicks prize, otherwise the prize money is forwarded to the Good Causes Fund.
The procedure for claiming the Hotpicks winnings is same as that for the main EuroMillions Lottery prizes. The online winners can contact the National Lottery Customer care team (0333 234 44 33) and share your ticket info. While for the ticket bought in person, you have to visit any authorized retailer, National Lottery Post Office or directly contacting National Lottery (0333 234 50 50) and let your ticket be scanned and get your winnings approved!