The National Lottery has confirmed that Friday’s (21st January) EuroMillions draw will GUARANTEE that 100 new millionaires will be made across the nine participating countries in a special raffle draw. The 100 winners of the raffle prize are each guaranteed to win a life-changing €1 million.
Across the 9 countries participating in the raffle is Ireland, Austria, Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and the UK.
The National Lottery today revealed that players who buy a ticket for Friday’s EuroMillions draw will be automatically entered into the special EuroMillions Raffle draw which will create 100 millionaires.
A spokesperson for the National Lottery said, “Friday’s EuroMillions draw is going to be an incredibly exciting event. On top of the €17 million jackpot on offer, the draw will guarantee 100 brand new millionaires in the draw across the participating EuroMillions game members. There will be huge excitement in the build-up to Friday's draw which could be life-changing for one or more EuroMillions players in Ireland.”
Friday’s special EuroMillions Raffle draw is in addition to the main EuroMillions game where players have the chance to win the €17 million jackpot and other prizes, and the Ireland Only Raffle where 10 players in Ireland are guaranteed to win €5,000 each.
To play for the €17 million EuroMillions jackpot and the extra 100 guaranteed €1 million prizes, players are advised to get their tickets early in-store, through the National Lottery App or online at www.lottery.ie.
EuroMillions players will receive a special raffle code for each line played which will be the entry to the EuroMillions Raffle draw for the 100 one million prizes.
Nearly 30 cent in every €1 spent on all National Lottery games goes back to Good Causes in the areas of sport, youth, health, welfare, education, arts, heritage and the Irish Language. In total more than €6 Billion has been raised for Good Causes since the National Lottery was established 34 years ago.
Play National Lottery games responsibly. Play for fun.