Someone in Co. Donegal has woken up as Ireland’s latest Lotto millionaire this morning as the winning ticket for last night’s Lotto Plus 1 draw, worth €1 million, was sold in the north-west.
There was no winner of the €5,165,312 Lotto jackpot on offer which now which now heads for a massive €5.5 million (est) on Saturday.
Last night’s winning Lotto Plus 1 numbers which are worth €1 million to one lucky player in Donegal were: 06, 09, 17, 18, 25, 27 and the bonus ball was 05.
The identity of the winner or who sold the ticket is not yet known.
With over 80,000 winners in last night’s Lotto draws, players throughout the country are being urged to check their tickets carefully.
A National Lottery spokesperson said it hopes to reveal the name of the winning store which sold the €1 million Lotto Plus 1 top prize on Friday.
“Wednesday night’s Lotto draws produced an incredible 80,000 prize winners, including a truly life-changing prize of €1 million for one of our lucky players in Donegal.
“As with any prize win over €1 million, it is important that we inform the winning retailer and of course to give the winning ticketholder the time and space they need to let this amazing win to sink in.
“If you are the lucky ticketholder please be sure to sign the back of the ticket, keep it safe and contact the National Lottery prize claims team on 01 836 4444 and we will make arrangements for you to collect your prize.”
Meanwhile, the National Lottery have also announced that this St. Patrick’s weekend is extra special for Lotto players across the country.
On top of the truly life-changing €5.5 million Lotto jackpot up for grabs this Saturday (March 14th) , there is an additional €1 million guaranteed extra prize money to be won with Saturday’s Lotto Plus draw.
A National Lottery spokesperson said today that the extra Lotto prize pot of €1 million will be perfect way for players to kick-off the St. Patrick’s weekend celebrations. They said:
“The additional €1,000,000 Lotto Plus Raffle prize fund up for grabs in Saturday’s Lotto Plus Raffle draw will be shared evenly by all Lotto Plus raffle winners.
“Normally Lotto Plus raffle winners get a guaranteed €500 in every draw, but this Saturday we expect each winner to receive between €8,000 and €12,500 extra, depending on the number of winners. What a way to start off the St. Patrick’s celebrations!”Tags: