EuroMillions player in Kildare scoops €500,000 top prize in Tuesday’s EuroMillions Plus draw

EuroMillions players in Co. Kildare are being urged to check their tickets very carefully today after a player in the Maynooth area scooped the top prize of €500,000 in Tuesday night’s (9th of August) EuroMillions Plus draw. The winning Quick Pick ticket was sold on the 6th of August at the News 4 U store in Glenroyal Shopping Centre, Maynooth, Co Kildare.

The winning numbers in Tuesday’s (9th August) EuroMillions Plus draw were:  07, 23, 41, 43 and 45.

This isn’t the first time News 4 U in Maynooth has sold a winning ticket! In 2005 the store sold a winning Lotto ticket worth €450,000 and in 2016 a EuroMillions Plus top prize ticket worth €500,000.  

Shop owners Michael and Louise Travers said they were thrilled to get the call about the Tuesday night win.  “We feel so lucky! Would you believe this is our 3rd big win in the store? We’re absolutely delighted. In 2005 we sold a winning Lotto ticket worth €450,000 and in 2016 another EuroMillions Plus Top Prize ticket worth €500,000!”, Michael said. “We’re a local family store and this year we’ll be celebrating 20 years in business! We wish the winner all the best and hope that’s it’s one of our local customers who’s scooped the prize”, Louise added.

The Kildare winner is advised to sign the back of their ticket, which is now worth €500,000, and keep it safe. They should contact the National Lottery prize claims team on 1800 666 222 or email and arrangements will be made for them to claim their prize.   

As there was no winner of last night’s EuroMillions jackpot of €40,859,540, Friday night’s draw (12th August) is set to roll towards an Estimated €55 Million.

Meanwhile, tonight’s Lotto jackpot is set to roll to an estimated €2.5 million. Players hoping to be in with a chance of becoming Ireland’s next Lotto jackpot winner are reminded that tickets can be purchased in-store, through the National Lottery app or at ahead of the cut-off time for ticket sales at 7.45pm this evening. 

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 €6 Billion has been raised for Good Causes since the National Lottery was established 34 years ago. In 2021 alone, €304 million was raised for local Good Causes in communities across Ireland.  

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