Tonight’s EuroMillions jackpot set to roll towards €25 million (est)
The National Lottery has today confirmed that the winner of the €8.5 million Lotto jackpot, which was won on Saturday 7th May, has officially made contact to begin the process of claiming their life-changing prize. The Kilkenny jackpot winner purchased their winning Quick Pick ticket, which is now worth an astounding €8,508,720, at Blanchfield’s Centra store on the Main Street in Mooncoin on the day of the draw.
The 7th May jackpot win marked the second winning jackpot ticket that Blanchfield’s Centra has sold. Just over two years ago in December 2019, the Mooncoin store sold a ticket worth over €6.8 million.
Photo Caption: Shop owners Michael Blanchfield and Alice Blanchfield were pictured celebrating with staff members Sinead Quinn, Aileen O’Brien, Fiona Walsh, Margaret Phelan, Melissa Walsh and Susan Quinn when the news was announced that Blanchfield’s Centra store on the Main Street in Mooncoin, Co. Kilkenny sold the winning Lotto jackpot ticket worth over €8.5 million in the Saturday 7th May draw.
A National Lottery spokesperson said: “It was a memorable Monday in National Lottery Headquarters! We were delighted to get the call from the fourth Lotto jackpot winner of the year who won their €8.5 million prize just over a week ago. Ireland’s newest millionaire now joins an enviable list of the biggest National Lottery winners of 2022. So far this year, we have seen 18 National Lottery millionaires across our draw-based games. We are now making arrangements for the Kilkenny Lotto jackpot winner to claim their life-changing prize.”
Meanwhile, tonight’s EuroMillions jackpot is set to roll towards an estimated €25 million. Tickets can be purchased ahead of the 7.30pm cut-off time for sales in-store, through the National Lottery app or online at www.lottery.ie.
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