On Saturday's Lotto draw on the 3rd of September, two players kicked the month off to a great start by matching five numbers and the bonus to share a prize of €54,288. The winning tickets, both worth €27,144, were purchased in Centra in Lucan, Co Dublin and by an online player in Donegal.
The following Wednesday 7th September, a Lotto player from Co. Laois got a mid-week treat after they matched five numbers and the bonus to scoop €40,766. The player purchased their winning quick pick ticket on the day of the draw in the Emo Service station in Mountrath, Co Laois.
A week later, an online Lotto player in Dublin also managed to match five numbers and the bonus in Wednesday’s 14th September draw to take home a whopping €96,446 .
On Saturday 17th of September a player from Co. Louth scooped the €1 million Lotto Plus 1 top prize to become 28th National Lottery millionaire of 2022.
There was great excitement as a local family run shop, Sloane's newsagents, on Avenue Road in Dundalk, sold the winning normal play ticket on Saturday 17th of September.
The Wee County had its second big winner four days later, when a player in Dundalk scooped the Lotto Plus 2 top prize of €250,000 on Wednesday 21st of September. The player, who wished to remain private, wasn’t hanging about and claimed their prize the day after the draw.
“I got about three hours sleep last night worrying about looking after the ticket! I had it stored away somewhere safe but just kept thinking, what if I lose it? What if it goes missing? So, I just had to get rid of it today, that’s why I didn’t hang about in claiming it!”, he said.
“I’ve always dreamed of owning an expensive, exotic car, but first and foremost I’m looking forward to spoiling my family, we’ve a nice Christmas to look forward to”, he added.
In the same Lotto draw a player from the capital matched five numbers and the bonus to scoop €98,444. The Dublin player purchased their winning ticket in Supervalu Rathgar, Dublin 6.
Three days later, a Dublin Lotto player matched five numbers and the bonus in Saturday’s 24th September draw to win €57,711. The winning ticket was sold in No. 7 Newsagents in Clearwater Sopping Centre, Finglas, Dublin 11.
And rounding up the month, on Wednesday 28th September, a Lotto player from Cork matched five numbers and the bonus in the Lotto draw to score a respectable €43,508. The winning ticket was sold on the day of the draw in Supervalu Kinsale, The Glen, New Road, Kinsale, Co Cork.