Instant Win Games

Winning Gold

Winning Gold
  • Prize: Win up to €30,000 Prize: Win up to €30,000
  • Odds of Winning: 2.67 Odds of Winning: 1 in 2.67
  • Game Price: €3.00 per play Game Price: €3.00 per play

How to Play

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Reach for Gold! Prizes up to €30,000 to be won!

  • At the start of a Play, you will see a circle of 9 tiles and a 6x6 grid of symbols with a prize amount for each row and column.

  • Select 6 tiles from the circle.

  • Match a whole line of symbols on the grid to win a prize.

  • Once the game has been played a Finish button will appear; The game is not completed until it has been pressed.

Game Rules

GAME ENTRY MECHANISM

  1. The Interactive System must be available for play.

  2. A registered Player may play a “Try for Free” game for notional prizes by selecting the “Try for Free” link in the Game Play window.

  3. In order to play a National Lottery interactive Game, a Player must first register online from a link on www.lottery.ie in accordance with the PLI Interactive Terms and Conditions.

  4. The Player must have a valid Player Account.

  5. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older to Play the Game and Prizes will not be paid to persons under 18 years.

  6. The Player is required to log in to the Interactive System by entering a Username and Password (created during the Player’s original online registration process) to gain access to this Game.

  7. When the Player has logged in to the Interactive System a choice of Games will appear on the Instant Win Game lobby. The Player chooses the “Winning Gold” Game by clicking on the “Play” link on the Game Play window.

  8. The Player is then shown a brief ‘How to Play’ synopsis of the game and is invited to ‘Play Now’ or ‘Try’.

  9. The Player selects the Play Now button and is then shown the price of playing a Game and current Wallet balance, at which point the Player is invited to ‘Play Now’.

  10. When the Player opens the Game the Interactive System checks to ensure that the Player has sufficient credit in their Wallet to complete the transaction. The cost of the Play is deducted from the Wallet balance and the amended Wallet balance is displayed.

  11. The Game then connects to the Interactive System which randomly selects a Play which may yield a Prize from one of the Prize Tiers for this Game. The result for a Play is randomly determined by the Interactive System. The Player’s interaction with the Game does not impact on the result.

  12. The opening screen is displayed and the Player clicks the ‘Play’ button to start the game.

  13. The Player then selects the 'Play’ button and an interactive graphic is presented to the Player on the Game Play Window which will display 9 tiles arranged in a circle and a 6x6 grid of symbols with a prize amount labelling each row and column in the 6x6 grid.

  14. The aim of the game is to match 6 symbols in a row or column on the 6x6 grid and win the corresponding amount displayed for that row or column.

  15. To commence Play the Player must select ‘Play’ and then select a tile from the circle on the left hand side of the screen to reveal a symbol. Any matching tiles in the 6x6 grid change to show a gold background.

  16. When the Player matches 6 symbols in a row or column the Player wins the corresponding prize for that row or column.

  17. Once the game ends a message indicating the result will appear:
    BETTER LUCK NEXT TIME
    or
    CONGRATULATIONS!
    YOU’VE WON

  18. The Player is required to acknowledge this message by clicking the FINISH button. The game then ends and the Player is shown the game confirmation screen.

  19. If the Player purchases a Play and does not complete the Play, the system will automatically play out the Play within 24 hours. If a Low Tier Prize is won then that Prize will be paid directly into the Player's Wallet. If a Mid Tier Prize is won then that Prize will be paid by cheque. If a High Tier Prize is won the Player will be notified and may redeem the Prize, paid by cheque, at National Lottery HQ.

Download a copy of the National Lottery Winning Gold rules by clicking Game Rules (PDF)


All Instant Wins are games of chance. The outcome of a play is predetermined at the point of purchase and your actions will not influence whether you win a prize.

Play for fun and know your limits!

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