Tonight's Lotto bank holiday jackpot heading for €11 million

Tonight's Lotto bank holiday jackpot heading for  €11 million

A lucky Centra shop in Co. Meath has proven that EuroMillions luck can strike twice, having sold two huge prizewinning EuroMillions tickets in the space of eight months!

The Centra Store in Carlanstown, Kells, got the Bank Holiday weekend off to a flying start selling a Quick Pick ticket which won a customer a EuroMillions Plus top prize of €500,000 in Friday’s (April 28th) draw. There was no winner of the €57,367,996 million jackpot.

The local Centra shop is proving to be a lucky EuroMillions hot-spot. Last August, the popular store also sold a winning EuroMillions Match 5 + Lucky Star ticket worth €436,958.

Store owner, Pat Brogan spoke of his delight as another of his customers won big with EuroMillions, ‘This is another great win for our customers and the local community. With news of the win spreading fast throughout the locality, there is a tremendous buzz in the shop as hopeful customers come in to check their EuroMillions tickets. We are absolutely thrilled for the lucky winner and we wish them all the best with their new found fortune’, he said.

The winning EuroMillions Plus numbers were: 05, 09, 14, 40, 50

At a cost of just €1 extra per line, the EuroMillions Plus draw gives players an extra chance to win €500,000.

The National Lottery advises players to check their tickets. If you’re the lucky ticketholder, sign the back of the ticket and contact the National Lottery Prize Claims Team on 01 836 4444.

Meanwhile, as tonight’s (Saturday 29 April) Lotto jackpot heads for an incredible €11 million, the National Lottery has also reminded players to play early to avoid disappointment. A National Lottery spokesperson said tickets sales have been buoyant in the last few days thanks to the big jackpot, and Lotto players are advised to purchase tickets early at their local retail outlet, through the National Lottery App or online .

The Lotto Jackpot has been rolling over since March 1st, when €12.8 million was won by a syndicate.


Good Causes benefit from the sale of all National Lottery games

To date the National Lottery has raised over €5 billion for good causes. This level of funding has made a significant difference to communities, projects and individuals in the areas of Youth, Sports, Recreation, Amenities, Health, Welfare, Arts, Culture, National Heritage and the Irish Language.