Just the ticket as Kerry player wins life-changing €1 million Daily Million prize

The National Lottery have urged Daily Million players in Kerry to check their tickets after the top prize of €1 million was won on Thursday night’s 9pm draw.

The winning numbers from the Daily Million Draw were: 05, 07, 09, 16, 34, 37 and the bonus number was 21.

A National Lottery spokesperson appealed for players in the Kingdom to check their tickets and said: “The entire country may be suffering from a case of the January blues but someone’s day in Co. Kerry has just got a lot brighter as they are Ireland’s newest millionaire. We are asking everyone in Co. Kerry who bought a ticket for yesterday’s  draw, to check their tickets very carefully and if you do happen to be this lucky winner, be sure to sign the back of the ticket and contact our prize claims team on 1800 666 222 or email claims@lottery.ie and we will make arrangements to get your prize.”

This latest €1 million win in Co. Kerry comes on the back of a hugely successful 2020 in terms of prizes won in the Kingdom last year. In total, Kerry players won over €23 million in prizes which included prizes such as a €9.7 million Lotto jackpot in Killarney last April, a €1 million Lotto Plus 1 top prize in December and another €1 million Daily Million top prize in Milltown in February.

The National Lottery will announce the location of where this ticket was sold tomorrow and the spokesperson said: “As with any prize worth €1 million and over, it is important that we take some time to inform the winning retailer and of course to give the winning ticketholder the time and space they need to let this amazing win sink in.”

In the past 12 months, there have been eleven top prize winners in the Daily Million game, which includes four winners of the €1 million Daily Million top prize and an additional seven winners of the €500,000 Daily Million Plus top prize.

Daily Million draws take place twice a day, seven days a week at 2pm and 9pm and costs just €1 per play.

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.