French Loto Help & FAQ

Check out the list of answers to the most frequently asked questions about French Loto below! If you cannot find what you’re looking for, you may contact a member of our Customer Experience team.

What is French Loto?

French Loto is a lottery which takes place in France three times a week, every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday at 20:35 CET (19:35 GMT/BST). You can subscribe to French Loto before you finalise your transaction on our French Loto page. In this way, your numbers will be submitted for you in every draw and you will never miss another French Loto draw again!

I do not live in France. Can I still participate in French Loto?

Yes, of course! At, we give you the opportunity to place bets on French Loto and get the chance of winning the same prizes, including the jackpot.

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How do I bet on French Lottery?

Placing your bets on French Loto is easy. All you need to do is navigate to our French Loto page, select 5 numbers from 1-49 and a bonus number from 1-10, and finalise your transaction! If you do not have any specific numbers in mind, you can select the Quick Pick option and have your numbers randomly selected for you.

I am not sure if I won French Loto. Is there any way I can check?

To win the jackpot, you will need to match all 5 numbers and the bonus number. If you win a prize in French Loto, we will send you an email to let you know. However, you can also check your numbers if you wish. You can find your numbers in your account and you can compare them to the winning numbers in our French Loto results page, which is updated right after every draw.

What are the odds of winning French Lottery?

In French Loto, you can win just by matching the bonus number! This lottery has a total of 9 prize tiers, each with different odds of winning. To win the jackpot, you need to match all 5 numbers and the bonus number. The value of each prize is predetermined but the jackpot amount depends on the number of tickets sold. If there is more than one winner for any given tier, the prize amount is split equally between the winners.

MatchOdds of WinningPercentage of the Prize Fund*
5 + 11:19,068,840Jackpot
4 + 11:86,6772,06%
3 + 11:2,0164,44%
2 + 11:14412,43%
1 + 11:28€2.20 (fixed)
0 + 11:18€2.20 (fixed)

* The amounts shown above have been taken from the official French Loto lottery prize breakdown. prize amounts are calculated in accordance with our Terms and Conditions.

Is there a minimum and maximum French Lottery jackpot amount?

The minimum jackpot amount is €2 million. If nobody wins the French Loto jackpot, it will continue to roll over until it reaches the maximum jackpot amount, which is €36 million.