EuroMillions player in Kildare wins €349,382 in Friday night draw

Just hours to go until tonight’s GUARANTEED to be won €1 million Lotto Plus Raffle

A EuroMillions player in Kildare had a celebratory Friday night after matching five numbers and one lucky star in last night’s draw to win an incredible €349,382. The winning Quick Pick ticket was purchased on Wednesday 16th February at the Circle K on the Dublin Road in Athy, Co. Kildare.

The winning numbers for Friday’s (18th February) EuroMillions draw were: 25, 38, 41, 43, 50 and lucky stars 06, 10.

The Kildare player is advised to sign the back of their ticket, which is now worth €349,382, and the keep it in a safe place. The Friday night winner 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 prize.

As there was no winner of last night’s €30,386,297 EuroMillions jackpot, Tuesday’s (22nd February) jackpot is set to roll towards an estimated €40 million.

A National Lottery spokesperson said: “A EuroMillions player in Kildare certainly got their weekend started in style with a win of €349,382. The Athy winner matched five numbers and one lucky star to scoop their incredible Friday night prize. We are now appealing to players who may have purchased their tickets in the Athy area to carefully check their tickets as one lucky player has a ticket worth €349,382. The winner is advised to sign the back of their ticket and keep it safe. They should contact our prize claims team who will make arrangements for them to claim their prize.”

Meanwhile, the National Lottery will be adding an additional €1 million to the Lotto Plus Raffle prize fund for tonight’s draw. The Lotto Plus Raffle typically sees between 80 and 120 winners of €500 in every draw but for tonight’s draw, players are set for a boost in their winnings. By topping up the raffle prize fund by €1 million, the National Lottery predicts that each winner of tonight’s Lotto Plus Raffle draw will receive between €8,000 - €12,500.

The National Lottery have appealed to Lotto players to purchase their tickets early ahead of tonight’s draw. Tickets can be purchased in-store, through the National Lottery app or at ahead of the 7.45pm cut-off time for sales this evening.

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