A Lotto player in Kilbeggan in Co. Westmeath became the biggest winner in Saturday night’s draw after matching 5 numbers and the bonus to scoop €134,357 in the main Lotto draw. The winning Quick Pick ticket was purchased on the day of the draw at John Whelan’s newsagents on Main Street, Kilbeggan in Co. Westmeath.
The winning numbers for last night’s (30th July) Lotto draw were: 02, 09, 14, 25, 28, 38 and the bonus number was 27.
The Westmeath winner, who now has a ticket worth €134,357 is advised to sign the back of their ticket and keep it in a safe place. The winner should contact the National Lottery prize claims team on 1800 666 222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and arrangements will be made for them to claim their prize.
Whelan’s newsagents has served the community of Kilbeggan since the 1950’s and owner of the business, John Whelan has urged all of his local customers to check their tickets in the hope that they might be the big winner from last night’s Lotto draw, “It’s fantastic news for us in Kilbeggan! The call came through on Saturday night after the draw and there is a great buzz around the town as the good news spreads. We’ve had a steady stream of customers in checking their tickets this morning and we hope that the winner has already realised that they now have a very valuable ticket in their possession. We last sold a winning Lotto jackpot ticket in 1996 so I like to think that we were overdue another big win last night! We are a local community shop, and we are all delighted for the winner, whoever it may be,” he said.
There was no winner of last night's Lotto jackpot worth €2,431,446 but over 97,000 players won prizes in the Lotto and Lotto Plus draws. Next Wednesday's Lotto jackpot is set to roll to an estimated €2.8 million.
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