Abbeyleix store celebrates as Laois syndicate come forward to claim €200,000 scratch card prize
It was a day of huge celebrations at Lotto HQ in Dublin after two separate syndicates from Dublin and Laois claimed in excess of €500,000 in combined prizes.
The biggest winners of the day was a syndicate comprised of a group of friends from Dublin who won Wednesday’s Lotto Match 5 + Bonus prize which was worth an incredible €364,219. The syndicate, which is headed up by a retired professional soldier, relived the excitement they experienced when they found out about their huge win late on Wednesday night.
“You will never meet a more deserving group of people to win a prize like this and I’m thrilled for the group,” said the head of the syndicate.
“I organise the Lotto tickets through my online lottery account and shortly after the draw, I received an email from the National Lottery telling me that I had some good news about my ticket. I didn’t get too carried away at first but once I opened the email and seen that the prize was worth over €350,000 – I was in complete shock! I knew they wouldn’t believe me at first so I took a picture of the screen on my phone and dropped it straight into the WhatsApp group so that they could share in the excitement straight away,” he said.
Also claiming a massive National Lottery prize was a jubilant syndicate from Co. Laois who were celebrating after they won €200,000 on a €10 All Cash Spectacular scratch card. The winning scratch card was purchased at Breslin’s SuperValu store in Abbeyleix, Co. Laois.
Staff as Breslin’s SuperValu in Abbeyleix, Co. Laois celebrate after it was confirmed that they sold a winning National Lottery scratch card worth an incredible €200,000
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