The Wednesday 1st December draw saw 26 players from 13 counties share a boosted prize fund at the Match 5 prize tier. As there were no Match 5+Bonus winners in the first draw of the month, this resulted in the additional funds flowing down to the Match 5 prize tier with each winner going on to claim the cool sum of €29,345.
An online player in Limerick became a Lotto millionaire in the next draw on Saturday 4th December after purchasing their ticket online. The Treaty County player matched five numbers and the bonus to win a life-changing €1,034,454. On Wednesday 8th December, three players from Kildare, Limerick and Wexford also matched five numbers and the bonus to go on and win an incredible €237,394 each. The Kildare and Limerick winners purchased their tickets online to scoop their share while the Wexford winner purchased their winning ticket at the Lidl store on Arklow Street in Gorey, Co. Wexford.
Over 171,000 players across Ireland won prizes in the Saturday 11th December draw including two players from Dublin and Donegal who shared the Match 5+Bonus prize fund worth a massive €915,150. The Dublin player purchased their winning ticket at the Spar store in Castleknock Village while the Donegal player won their €458,075 share after purchasing their ticket at Gallagher’s Newsagents on Butcher Street in Lifford, Co. Donegal.
Three players from Kerry, Limerick and Westmeath were the biggest winners of the night in the Wednesday 15th December draw after matching five numbers and the bonus to win €283,017 each. The Limerick winner purchased their winning ticket at Moloneys on the Main Street in Broadford while the Kerry and Westmeath winners both won their share of the Match 5 + Bonus prize fund after purchasing their winning tickets online.
A Lotto player in Mullingar matched five numbers and the bonus in the weekend draw on 18th December to officially become a Lotto millionaire. The Westmeath player won the life-changing amount of €1,007,815 after purchasing their winning ticket at Rochforts Superstore on Dominick Street in Mullingar.
A North County Dublin player was celebrating after the 22nd December draw after matching five numbers and the bonus to win an incredible €799,664. The winner purchased their winning ticket at Gough’s family run store in the centre of Garristown village.
The final two Lotto draws of 2021 saw players at the Match 5 prize tier enjoy boosted prize funds due to the roll down from the Lotto jackpot. On Saturday 25th December, 36 players all over the country matched five numbers to win €22,778 each while on Wednesday 29th December, 17 players shared the Match 5 prize fund to win €40,224 each.
We saw two Lotto Plus 2 top prize winners during the month of December from Dublin and Kerry. The Dublin winner scooped their €250,000 prize in the 18th December draw after purchasing their winning ticket at the Centra shop in Greendale Shopping Centre in Kilbarrack, Dublin 5. The Kerry winner won their top prize amount in the next Lotto draw on 22nd December after purchasing their ticket online at www.lottery.ie.