If you elect to place a bet on this draw and purchase some France Lotto bet slips you will always be able to check the results of this thrice weekly draw on our website. Bets on this draw can return substantial sums as the basic jackpot for France Lotto starts at a very solid 2 million Euros. Every time the jackpot isn’t won it increases by 1 million Euros. Those who do buy France Lotto bet slips will of course be eyeing up the jackpot when they bet, this was no doubt the case on June 6th 2011 when a bettor landed the draw’s highest ever jackpot of 24 million Euros. To land the jackpot bettors must match the 5 numbers drawn from drum 1 and the single ‘’lucky’’ number drawn from drum 2. Bets that don’t land the jackpot may land secondary prizes and the odds of France Lotto bet returning a prize are 1 in 16. France Lotto bets have been available to bettors since 1976, but the French enthusiasm for betting on lotteries goes back a lot further than that. Remarkably there is evidence of King Francis the First bringing lottery games to his kingdom in the early sixteenth century!