Saturday is the date for your diary if you choose to play Netherlands Lotto, and if you do decide to play you will be joining half the Dutch population in this fabulous lottery game. Should you decide to play Netherlands Lotto you must select 6 numbers between 1 and 45 for the first part of the draw, then a colour for the second part of the draw. This interesting twist has made this an extremely popular game, and the colours you can choose from are yellow, orange, red, blue purple and green. To land the jackpot players need all 6 of their numbers to be drawn from the initial drum and also select the correct colour from the second drum. Jackpots in this game are gigantic, with 7.5 million Euros being the basic starting point and also well capable of sailing past 20 million Euros on a regular basis. If you choose to play Netherlands Lotto, not only will you be participating in a clearly exciting game, but it also has an astonishing history. The origins of the Netherlands Lotto can remarkably be traced back all the way to 1726 when the Dutch parliament launched the initial game of chance.