Our Company

Premier Lotteries Ireland (PLI) is the operator of the Irish National Lottery. PLI was awarded a 20 year licence to operate the National Lottery by the Irish Government in November 2014. The staff and management of the previous operator, An Post National Lottery Company, transferred to PLI, ensuring continuity of service and collectively have over 50 years’ experience in managing Ireland’s National Lottery.​

Our Vision

PLI’s vision is for a National Lottery that provides exciting and engaging lottery games that bring fun and entertainment to everyone. As a result, we aim to be the best known brand in Ireland.

Our Mission

PLI’s mission is to operate a world class lottery for the people of Ireland, raising important funds for good causes, on behalf of the Irish Government.

Our Values

We are Open

Because “It Could Be You” is founded on customers’ trust, and progress depends on learning and working together - to succeed, we must be open.

We are Reliable

Because “It Could be You” needs us to deliver for players and communities, and because ambition depends on consistent follow-through - we must be reliable.​

We are Generous

Because we exist to support communities because we only succeed when others succeed. So, within our own community of colleagues - we must be generous.​

We are Ambitious

Because what we do is essential to Ireland’s communities, brings joy to customers, is valued by stakeholders, and represents our worth - we must be ambitious. ​

Want to learn more about what we have achieved? Check out our latest year in review by clicking on the image above.

Our Teams

Business Assurance

Provides assurance to the Board, Audit & Risk Committee, and Management, focusing on reviewing the effectiveness of the risk management and control processes across the business.

Core Operations

Is made up of the Draw Operations, Claims, and the Contact Centre Teams. They are responsible for meeting our customer and retailer expectations, regulatory requirements, GDPR, ISO, WLA and legal standards.

Corporate Affairs

Has responsibility and oversight of Public Affairs, Public Relations, Good Causes and Corporate Social Responsibility at the National Lottery.


Owns and manages the control and efficiency goals of our tightly regulated business, as well as our commercial performance. This team is responsible for providing accurate, timely, and relevant information on all things finance.

Human Resources

Leads the People Agenda, focussed on creating an inclusive and high performing culture aligned to our values of being Open, Reliable, Generous and Ambitious where our people can thrive and have fulfilling careers

Internal Audit

Ensures the integrity and enhancement of operations of our internal systems and processes. These are vital for the successful day-to-day operation of the National Lottery and the compliance with the Irish Lottery Licence.

Legal & Regulatory

Are responsible for ensuring that the business is aware of and compliant with its responsibilities under the National Lottery Act 2013 and the Licence to Operate the National Lottery.


Own and develop the brand of the National Lottery across all mediums, to promote all products and channels. They ensure that Player Protection is at the centre of marketing communication and product development.

Office of the Chief Executive

Ensures the smooth and efficient operation of the CEO’s office to enable the CEO to focus on business growth, sustainability, the delivery of the strategy and the leadership of the Senior Leadership Team.

Product and Digital

Are responsible for the design, delivery, and marketing of the product portfolio as well as the Profit & Loss of the Digital Channel.


Is comprised of the National Accounts Sales, Field Sales, Customer Sales Support, Logistics, Telesales and Agent Licencing teams to ensure we achieve our commercial goals through our business partners.


Ensures the availability and the integrity of the National Lottery’s online and retail channels. They enable the business strategy using technology, business intelligence, and the successful delivery of strategic projects.