The Italian millionaire-maker - SuperEnalotto

There’s something about Italy that gets us super excited. We’re not talking about the glorious Colosseum or even the magic of the Trevi fountain, it’s SuperEna lotto of course! Known as one of the most romantic countries in the world we decided to uncover a bit more about this special Italian lottery institute during the month of love.

There’s something about Italy that gets us super excited. We’re not talking about the glorious Colosseum or even the magic of the Trevi fountain, it’s SuperEna lotto of course! Known as one of the most romantic countries in the world we decided to uncover a bit more about this special Italian lottery institute during the month of love.

This exciting Italian lottery is so iconic that it has inspired the creation of similar lotteries like our very own, SuperEna Max. What is it about this lottery that thrills and delights players so much? Let’s learn more about this lottery today.

The Italian millionaire-maker - SuperEnalotto

How it all started:

The SuperEnalotto lottery started back in the 1950s and was originally named Ena lotto, which means “national lottery” in English. In 1997 SISAL decided to change the name to SuperEnalotto and reconfigure the game but kept most of the gameplay the same. Initially, the game was drawn by drawing 1 number from each of the following Italian cities: Bari, Florence, Milan, Naples, Palermo, Rome and Venice. The number drawn in Venice was specifically reserved for the Jolly number or extra bonus ball. Drawing numbers from all these cities meant that numbers could be duplicated. In July 2009, draws were centralized and were only held in Rome.

Draw details:

SuperEnalotto draws on a Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. If a draw is set to happen on a public holiday, the draw is moved. Players have to choose 6 numbers from 1 to 90. You don’t need to select an extra ball when selecting your numbers for the Jolly number as this number is only applicable if you match 5 of the 6 main balls. If you match all six numbers you win the Jackpot. If you match five numbers plus the Jolly number. Unlike other lotteries, SuperEnalotto has no jackpot caps which means the jackpot can reach astronomical heights.

The Italian millionaire-maker - SuperEnalotto

Top 10 SuperEnalotto wins

Below you will see the top SuperEnalotto sizes ranked by jackpot size.


Jackpot Size Date of Win
1 €209.1 million won just last year by 1 lucky player.  13 AUGUST 2019
2  €177.7 million won by an incredibly fortunate syndicate (group)  30 OCTOBER 2010
3  €163.5 million by 1 person  27 OCTOBER 2016
4  €147.8 million won by a single winner  22 AUGUST 2009
5  €139 million won by 2 lucky lottery winners  9 FEBRUARY 2010
6  €130.2 million by 1 winner  17 APRIL 2018
7  €100.7 million won by 1 person  23 OCTOBER 2008
8  €94.8 million won by a single winner  19 MAY 2012
9  €93.7 million by 1 winner  25 FEBRUARY 2017
10  €77.7 million won by 1 winner  1 AUGUST 2017

In Summary:

From the above table, it’s clear that SuperEnalotto has delivered on its promise to provide huge prizes to its lucky players across the world. Why not enter this exciting lottery today.

Playing online provides you with the security that you’ll never be able to lose your entry or forget that you’ve entered the draw. Results are sent straight to your inbox after the draw and in the event of a win bigger than €200, you’ll be contacted by our friendly customer support staff to let you know about your win.

Don’t miss out on the chance to become the next SuperEnalotto winner today!



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