One lucky SuperValu customer in Waterford has certainly bagged the bargain of a life time after the National Lottery confirmed that SuperValu Kilbarry in Waterford has sold the winning Quick Pick ticket for Wednesday night’s massive €5,260,021 jackpot prize.
This latest Lotto win is the 8th jackpot win this year with over €50 million claimed in jackpot prizes alone. In 2019, over €116 million has been won in prizes which includes 16 new millionaires which have been created in the Lotto and Lotto Plus games.
Since 1988, there have been 41 Lotto jackpot winners in Co. Waterford who have shared a whopping €71.4 million in jackpot prizes between them.
This isn’t the first time that a customer of SuperValu Kilbarry has picked up a lottery fortune. A €1 million EuroMillions prize was won in November 2017.
Karl Carter, manager of the lucky SuperValu Kilbarry said: “We’re absolutely thrilled, we have thousands of customers in our store each week and we are delighted that one of our shoppers is now €5.2 million richer. We are a hub in the local community and the store is absolutely buzzing this morning as word spreads of the big win. Congratulations to the winner from all at SuperValu Killbarry.”
Among the celebrations at the winning SuperValu Kilbarry in Waterford City, a National Lottery spokesperson also confirmed that they are still waiting to hear from the lucky winner of the €5.2 million prize. They said, “It has been an incredible year so far for our Lotto players who have now won over €116 million in prizes which includes the creation of 16 new millionaires. We are still waiting to hear from the lucky winner of this €5.2 million prize so if you are the lucky ticketholder please be sure to sign the back of the ticket, keep it safe and contact the National Lottery prize claims team on 01 836 4444.”
Want to share that winning feeling? Play EuroMillions. Tonight’s EuroMillions jackpot is an estimated €60 million. Play in store, on the National Lottery App or online by 7:30pm by this evening for your chance to win.
Nearly 30 cent in every €1 spent on National Lottery games goes back to Good Causes in the areas of sport, youth, health, welfare, education, arts, heritage and the Irish Language. In total more than €5.4 Billion has been raised for Good Causes since the National Lottery was established 32 years ago. In 2018 alone, more than €228 million was raised; the equivalent of €625,000 a day in support for local Good Causes in communities across Ireland.