It’s a win for Kerry! Lotto player takes the title of 23rd National Lottery Millionaire of 2023

Attention EuroMillions players! One player in Ireland is GUARANTEED to win €1 Million this Friday

A Lotto player in Kerry has woken up as Ireland’s newest Millionaire after scooping the top prize of €1 Million in Wednesday night’s Lotto Plus 1 draw (26th July). The Kingdom player has become the 23rd National Lottery Millionaire of 2023 as well as the 5th Lotto Plus 1 top prize winner of the year to date. 

The winning Lotto Plus 1 numbers for the Wednesday 26th July draw were: 01, 08, 16, 27, 31, 33 and the bonus was 14. 

The National Lottery has confirmed that the winning store location will be revealed tomorrow, Friday 28th July. 

Over 62,000 players nationwide won prizes across the Lotto and Lotto Plus games on Wednesday night including a Leitrim player who matched five numbers and the bonus to win €36,405. The Leitrim winner purchased their winning Quick Pick ticket on Monday 24th July at the Country Store in Kiltyclogher in Co. Leitrim. 

The National Lottery have advised Lotto players all over the country to check their tickets carefully following last night’s draw. The Kerry and Leitrim winners are advised to sign the back of their tickets and keep them safe. The two biggest winners of the night should make contact with the National Lottery Prize Claims team on 1800 666 222 or email and arrangements will be made for them to claim their prizes. 

Meanwhile, tomorrow night’s EuroMillions draw is set to see one player in Ireland win a GUARANTEED €1 Million. The Friday 28th July draw will see a special ‘Ireland Only Raffle’ event make one player a Millionaire.  

As with every EuroMillions draw, ten players will win €5,000 each with their unique raffle number. One of the ten Raffle winners in tomorrow night’s draw will have an additional €1 Million added to their prize.   

A National Lottery spokesperson said: “A Lotto player in Kerry is sure to be celebrating today after becoming a Millionaire overnight following their Lotto Plus 1 top prize win. The latest top prize winner has become the 23rd National Lottery Millionaire of the year. We are urging all of our players in the Kingdom to check their tickets carefully today as one player has a ticket worth a life-changing amount. The €1 Million winner is advised to make contact with our prize claims team and arrangements will be made for them to collect their prize.” 

“Tomorrow night’s EuroMillions draw is set to be a big one for players in Ireland with one player certain to become the 24th National Lottery Millionaire of the year to date. Not only will players have the chance to win the staggering jackpot worth an estimated €65 Million in tomorrow’s draw, one player is guaranteed to win €1 Million with a special ‘Ireland Only Raffle’. One of the ten Raffle winners in Friday night’s draw will win €1 Million in addition to the usual €5,000 Raffle prize. EuroMillions players dreaming of winning big are reminded that tickets can be purchased in-store, through the National Lottery app or online on ahead of the 7.30pm cut-off times for sales tomorrow 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 35 years ago. In 2021 alone, €304 million was raised for local Good Causes in communities across Ireland.        

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