Bumper EuroMillions draw produces big wins in Kildare and Kilkenny City

EuroMillions draw produces big wins in Kildare and Kilkenny City

National Lottery confirms that next Friday’s EuroMillions draw will be a guaranteed €130 million

The National Lottery is appealing to all of their EuroMillions players to check their tickets today following a bumper night of prize wins in Friday night’s EuroMillions draw which produced over 64,000 prize winners in Ireland. Among the lucky players was a winner of the €500,000 EuroMillions Plus top prize in Kilcock, Co. Kildare while another player in Kilkenny City won the Match 5 + Lucky Star prize of €166,116. This meant that the winner was just one number short of winning the whopping €67 million jackpot on offer!

The winning Quick Pick EuroMillions Plus ticket which is now worth €500,000 was sold at the L’Horizon convenience store in the centre of Kilcock town, Co. Kildare.

This is the 21st EuroMillions Plus top prize of €500,000 won in Ireland so far this year, with all 21 winners sharing a whopping €10.5 million in prizes.

Meanwhile, another EuroMillions player in Kilkenny is also be celebrating today after they won the Match 5 + Lucky Star prize of €166,116 in last night’s draw. The winning Advance Play, Quick Pick ticket was sold at Eiver’s Spar store in Irishtown in the centre of Kilkenny city on Friday 4th September.

The winning numbers of the main EuroMillions draw were: 02, 10, 19, 25, 45 and the Lucky Stars were 01 and 07.

The winning numbers from last night’s EuroMillions Plus draw are: 03, 09, 17, 22 and 46.

A spokesperson for the National Lottery said: “With so many prize winners in last night’s EuroMillions draw, we are asking all of our players to check their tickets very carefully. If you are the winner of any of the big prizes, please contact our prize claims team on 1800 666 222 or email claims@lottery.ie and we will make arrangements for you to collect your prize.”

While there was no winner of last night’s EuroMillions jackpot of €67,276,035, the National Lottery have confirmed that next Friday’s jackpot will be a GUARANTEED €130 million.

A spokesperson for the National Lottery added, “Regardless of the draw results for next Tuesday’s (22nd September) €75 million jackpot (est), next Friday’s EuroMillions jackpot will be a guaranteed €130 million. That means that even if Tuesday’s jackpot prize is won, Friday’s jackpot will still be €130 million! The EuroMillions community holds a special Mega Draw event a number of times a year and it always creates incredible excitement amongst our players. We would love to see another EuroMillions jackpot winner in Ireland and €130 million would make a potential winner the second biggest lottery winner in Ireland following in the footsteps of last year’s €175 million win in Naul, Co. Dublin.”

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.