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We’re Making Changes To Our Lotto and Lotto Plus Game

We are delighted to announce some exciting changes to our Lotto and Lotto Plus games. Starting Thursday, August 30th our new and improved Lotto and Lotto Plus games are launching with more chances to become a Millionaire and more ways to win great prizes.




What's Changed? 

  • Improved win odds for Lotto and Lotto Plus from 1 in 17 to 1 in 10.
  • Top Prize for Lotto Plus 1, doubles from €500,000 to €1 Million.
  • Change on Lotto Plus 1 of Match 3 to a €3 cash prize.
  • Three new ways to win:
    1. Lotto Plus 1 Match 2 & Bonus
    2. Lotto Plus 2 Match 3
    3. Lotto Plus 2 Match 2 & Bonus
  • Increased Raffle prize from €300 to  €500.
  • Lotto Plus Million Euro Raffle will take place a few times a year.
  • Change of Lotto Match 2 & Bonus prize from a €3 scratch card to a €3 Daily Million Quick Pick with plus (with a top prize of €1million).
  • Price for Lotto Plus now €1 per panel per play.
    - Minimum Play for Lotto & Lotto Plus €6.
  • These changes will create an average of 16 new Millionaires or more every year across Lotto and Lotto Plus.


Lotto and Lotto Plus Changes Comparison Table


New Prize Structure

To reflect the increase in the price to play Lotto Plus games, the prize structures across Lotto Plus 1 and 2 have been significantly enhanced. 


*You don't have to share Lotto Plus 1 or Lotto Plus 2 if there is more than one winner in any Lotto Plus draw. Each wins the full amount (prize limits apply).


More Information

More information on game rules for Lotto and Lotto plus can be found here.

For answers to frequently asked questions, please see here.


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