Dublin Lotto player scoops €69,818 prize – One number short of €7.6 million jackpot

St. Patrick’s Day Lotto jackpot heading for an astonishing €8 million

Lotto players in Lucan, Co. Dublin are being asked to check their Lotto tickets for last night’s €7.6 million draw after one lucky player won the Lotto Match 5 + Bonus prize of €69,818. The winner matched five numbers and the bonus ball, meaning they were one number short of winning the €7,662,342 jackpot on offer.

The lucky player purchased their Quick Pick ticket on the day of the draw at the Gala store in Balgaddy in Lucan, Co. Dublin.

The winning numbers from last night’s Lotto draw are: 02, 05, 07, 10, 24, 46 and the bonus was: 38.

The winning ticket holder of the €69,818 prize is advised to sign the back of their ticket and to get in touch with the National Lottery claims team on 1800 666 222 or email claims@lottery.ie and arrangements will be made for them to claim their prize.

While there were over 128,000 prize winners in Saturday night’s draw, there was no winner of the Lotto jackpot, which rolls to an estimated €8 million for the next draw on St. Patrick’s Day, Wednesday 17th March.

A National Lottery spokesperson said: “As the jackpot for was not won last night, the St. Patrick’s Day jackpot draw will now roll to an estimated €8 million. There is a huge buzz growing around the jackpot now as it has been rolling since Saturday 30th January. We are encouraging all of our Lotto players to continue to follow the Government guidelines in place and to avoid any queues in shops when buying their tickets for Wednesday’s draw. Players who are unable to get to their local store can play all of their favourite National Lottery games online at www.lottery.ie or by using 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 €5.8 Billion has been raised for Good Causes since the National Lottery was established 33 years ago. In 2020 alone, €254 million was raised for local Good Causes in communities across Ireland.