Across the month, 39 players nationwide enjoyed boosted prizes as the additional funds that would usually go to the jackpot were instead distributed to the next prize tier with a winner in each of the capped Lotto draws.
In the first Lotto draw of the month on Wednesday 3rd November, three players in Dublin, Mayo and Wicklow shared an incredible €1,024,125 after matching five numbers and the bonus to win €341,375 each. The three winning Quick Pick tickets were purchased at Centra Whitechurch in Rathfarnham, Centra on the Church Road in Greystones and at Hallahan’s Newsagents on Pearse Street in Ballina.
The next draw on Saturday 6th November saw over 195,000 players nationwide win prizes across the Lotto and Lotto Plus games including an online player in Cork who won €990,753 after matching five numbers and the bonus. The second draw of the month proved to be a bumper night of prizes as two players in Meath and Wicklow scooped the top prize of €1 million each in the Lotto Plus 1 draw. The Meath winner purchased their winning Quick Pick ticket at Sweeney’s Centra in the Corbalis Shopping Centre in Ratoath while the Wicklow player purchased their ticket online. The same draw marked the fifth Lotto Plus Raffle event of the year which saw the National Lottery add an additional €1 million to the Lotto Plus Raffle prize fund. As there were 169 Raffle winners on that particular night, the boosted prize fund divided out to a prize of €6,417 for each Raffle winner.
On Wednesday 10th November, 27 players in 14 counties all over Ireland benefited from the prize flow down from the jackpot. As there was no winner of the Match 5+Bonus category, this meant that the additional funds were added to the next tier with a winner which was the Match 5 tier. The prize boost resulted in the 27 players winning the cool sum of €28,908 each in the midweek draw. The following weekend, two players in Dublin and Galway matched 5 numbers and the bonus to share a prize fund of €1,034,002 in the 13th November draw. The Dublin player purchased their ticket online at www.lottery.ie to win their €517,001 share while the Galway winner purchased their Quick Pick ticket at Murphy’s Centra store in Bóthar an Chóiste in Castlegar on the outskirts of Galway city. That same night, a player in Sligo was celebrating after becoming the biggest winner of the night after winning to the top prize of €1 million in the Lotto Plus 1 draw. Fallon’s Mace store in Collooney in Sligo town sold the winning Quick Pick ticket on the day of the draw.
Two Lotto players in Dublin both matched five numbers and the bonus in the Wednesday 17th November draw to win €384,261 each. The two winning Quick Pick tickets were purchased at Dunnes Stores in the Pavilions Shopping Centre in Swords village and at the Circle K on the Clonshaugh Road. On 20th November, a player in Cork matched five numbers and the bonus to win an incredible €996,216 in the Saturday night draw. The Rebel county winner purchased their winning ticket at the XL Shop on Emmet Street in Fermoy, Co. Cork. That same night, a Lotto player in the Gaeltacht region of Galway scooped the top prize of €1 million in the Lotto Plus 1 draw. The Galway player purchased their winning Quick Pick ticket at the Costcutter shop in the village of Bealadangan in Co. Galway.
On Wednesday 24th November, a Lotto player in South County Dublin became the biggest winner of the night after matching five numbers and the bonus to win €781,265 in the midweek draw. The Dalkey winner purchased their winning Quick Pick ticket at Barnhill Stores on the Barnhill Road in Dalkey, Co. Dublin. In the last Lotto draw of the month on Saturday 27th November, over 166,000 players across the country won prizes in the Lotto and Lotto Plus games including two players from Clare and Donegal who shared the Match 5 + Bonus prize fund of €914,160. The player in Ennis scooped their €457,080 share of the prize after purchasing their winning Quick Pick ticket at the Tesco store in Ennis Shopping Centre while the Donegal winner picked their own numbers on a Normal Play selection at Kernan’s Spar store in Ballyshannon in Co. Donegal.