108 players share €1 million Lotto Plus Raffle top up – each winning €9,759
It is a Bank Holiday weekend to remember for a lucky online Lotto player in Galway who has won a cool €207,500 on last night’s Lotto draw. This ticketholder isn’t the only winner as a further 108 players won a share in a special €1 million Lotto Plus Raffle top up.
The National Lottery is asking its online players in Galway to check their emails and National Lottery accounts this morning as a player registered in the county won €207,500 after matching five numbers and the bonus ball on the main Lotto draw. This meant that this person was one number short of winning the entire Lotto jackpot of €5,416,153.
The numbers from last night’s Lotto draw are: 04, 14, 23, 27, 33, 38 and the bonus number is: 43.
Saturday night’s Lotto draws produced an incredible 117,000 prize winners including 108 winners of the bumper Lotto Plus Raffle prize who each collect €9,759, sharing an additional €1 million which was added to the draw to celebrate the bank holiday weekend. The National Lottery is now asking Lotto players across the country to check their tickets to see if they are one of the 108 lucky shareholders in the €1 million prize! The all-important Lotto Plus Raffle number which will land players €9,759 each is: 4314.
A spokesperson for the National Lottery said: “While one lucky player in Galway is €207,500 richer this morning, there are also 108 other winners scattered throughout the country who have won €9,759 each. What we are asking all of our players to do is to check their tickets –or if they play online –check their emails and accounts to see if they are a prize winner this morning. Each of winners of the Raffle can claim their prize at their local An Post Prize Claim Centres or by contacting the National Lottery. If you are our Galway winner of €207,500, please get in touch our prize claims team on 1800 666 222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will make arrangements for you to get your prize”.
There was no winner of last night’s Lotto jackpot of €5,416,153 which rolls to an estimated €6 million for next Wednesday’s draw (5th August).
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