French lottery was created in 1936 by then French government creates a lottery to raise funds. In its present form has existed since the French beginning in 1993 when the company was founded Francaise des Jeux Groupe, which manages the lottery. Until today, the French government holds 72% of the lottery.
These lotteries are so popular in France that 36% of Frenchmen regularly participate in the draws.
Jackpot start from 2,000,000 euros, the games are three times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Rules of the game are such that if the jackpot is not fall for the next drawing is added the sum of one million euros. Thus, sometimes the jackpot reaches quite large amount.
To play in this lottery must select 5 numbers from 49 and a lucky number from 1 to 10. Those who know all numbers wins the jackpot.
Besides this lottery jackpot offers 5 more profit levels, the most interesting is that even if you only know the lucky number will win a consolation prize.
Good luck in this French game.