A lucky person in the largest town in Co. Donegal has scooped €500,000 after winning the top prize on last night’s Daily Million Plus draw.
The winning Quick Pick ticket was sold at the Applegreen Letterkenny Service Station on the Derry Road Letterkenny, Co. Donegal.
Speaking on selling this winning ticket, a delighted Michaela Allen, manager of the Applegreen Letterkenny Service Station said: “There is a good vibe in the store this morning and we’re all buzzing with the good news. We’ve been spreading the word to our customers who’ve been in this morning. I’ve been a here in Applegreen for nearly seven years and it’s the biggest prize we’ve sold so I’m absolutely delighted. We get a lot of regular local customers who buy their Lottery tickets with us so I really hope it is one of them who has the winning ticket. The staff and I, wish the winner a massive congratulations and they enjoy their celebrations.”
The National Lottery is now appealing to its Daily Million players in Letterkenny to check their tickets carefully. The winning numbers from yesterday’s 9pm Daily Million Plus draw are: 05, 06, 18, 23, 27, 28 and the bonus number is 03.
A spokesperson from the National Lottery said: “There were certainly no Monday blues for a lucky ticketholder in Co. Donegal as we had our third Daily Million Plus top prize winner of €500,000 so far this year. This morning we’re asking our players to check their tickets very carefully and if you do happen to be this lucky winner, be sure to sign the back of the ticket and contact our prize claims team on 1800 666 222 or email email@example.com and we will make arrangements to get your prize.”
The National Lottery has also reminded players that it has extended the period of time that lucky winners can collect prizes due to COVID health restrictions. This means that any lucky winners of Lotto, EuroMillions, Telly Bingo and Daily Million draws from 9th January 2020 until draws in the week 5th July 2020 will have an extra three months in which they can claim their prize. The prize claims extension applies to winners who purchased their tickets and certain scratch card games in-store, online at www.lottery.ie and via the National Lottery App.
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 €5.6 Billion has been raised for Good Causes since the National Lottery was established 33 years ago. In 2019 alone, €252 million was raised for local Good Causes in communities across Ireland.