This story sounds like a fairy tale, but it’s true!
On New Year’s Eve, seven lottery players from Baden-Württemberg each won one million euros. The winners were lot numbers 0754923 (Bruchsal), 0523632 (Crailsheim), 0353936 (Esslingen), 1446926 (Mühlacker), 1681075 (Stuttgart), 1253041 (Böblingen district) and 0698220 (Rems-Murr-Kreis).
The winners from Crailsheim and Esslingen are already known. The other new millionaires bought their tickets anonymously.
There were also some winners in the smaller sums. Lot numbers 0667538 (Esslingen), 1038423 (Göppingen), 1513366 (Kornwestheim), 1146525 (Ludwigsburg), 1536285 (Rems-Murr-Kreis), 1159757 (Sindelfingen) and 1027146 (Schramberg) each receive 100,000 euros. 1750 participants in the New Year’s Eve lottery receive 1000 euros each in the third prize category. In the fourth category, 105,000 people get ten euros each – at least the cost of a ticket.
1.75 million tickets are sold for games of chance at a price of ten euros each. The chance of a top win is 1 in 250,000. The winnings are tax-free. According to the information, the offer is only available in Baden-Württemberg and this year for the twelfth time. The 13th edition is planned for the end of 2022. Gambling can be addicting.