Lotto jackpot comes close to being hit twice this week as Castleisland player comes just one number short of €2 million prize.
Lotto players in Castleisland in Co. Kerry are today being asked to check their Lotto tickets for last night’s €2 million draw after one lucky player won the Lotto Match 5 + Bonus prize of €235,196. The winner matched five numbers and the bonus ball, meaning they were one number short of winning the €2 million jackpot on offer.
The lucky player picked their own numbers on their Normal Play ticket which they purchased at Garvey’s store on Church Street in Castleisland, Co. Kerry.
The winning numbers from last night’s Lotto draw are: 03, 08, 10, 20, 43, 44 and the bonus was: 40.
It has been an incredible week for some lucky National Lottery players, especially from Cork after last Wednesday’s €10,780,193 was won in Mount Oval Village, just outside Cork City. The National Lottery has confirmed that it is still waiting to hear from this lucky winner and has reminded every players to check their tickets to ensure that they do not miss out on these wonderful prizes.
A National Lottery spokesperson said, “It has been a life changing week for some of our lucky winners. This includes last Wednesday’s €10.7 million Lotto jackpot win and of course last night’s big Lotto win in Co. Kerry which is worth nearly a quarter of a million euro to one lucky player. There was also another big winner in Wexford who scooped Friday night’s EuroMillions Plus top prize of €500,000. If you are one of these big winners, we ask that that you sign the back of the ticket and contact our prize claims team on 1800 666 222 or email email@example.com, and we will make arrangements for you to claim your prize.”
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 2019 alone, €252 million was raised for local Good Causes in communities across Ireland.