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# Lotto

Last month
May 2023
# Your Say
Poll: Do you play the Lotto?
It is statistically unlikely to be you.
This year
# Duleek
Co Meath village celebrating second lotto jackpot in less than six months after €4 million win
In October, a family syndicate won €8.9 million with a ticket that was bought in a neighbouring shop.
# jackpot
First Lotto jackpot winner since October for haul worth over €11 million
It is the first Lotto jackpot win since October.
Last year
# Big Money
US Powerball jackpot reaches record $1.9 billion
The Powerball jackpot is the biggest ever amassed.
# Regulator
National Lottery spent €120 million of unclaimed prize money on marketing since 2015
Some TDs have taken issue with the licensing of the lottery.
# Courts
Man caught after writing name and address on stolen €5,000 scratch card
The man entered the Spar in Coolock armed with a plastic gun in his pocket.
# National Lottery
Lotto regulator suggested media helped spread 'misinformation' that €19m jackpot was 'unwinnable'
The prizes rolled over for a record number of draws before it was won last month.
Carol Boate told Lotto regulator staff in January that it was necessary to counteract false claims about the draw.
Regulator was concerned over 'inaccurate' comments in media and social media about the record-breaking rollover.
Spokesperson clarified to The Journal that additional money not added to the capped jackpot did not benefit the operator.
# rollover
A large Mayo family syndicate are the winners of the €19 million Lotto jackpot
A family spokesperson said that they scanned the winning ticket into the Lotto app on the night of the draw, and it said: ‘You’ve won big!’
Winner of record lotto draw makes contact with National Lottery
Arrangements are being made for the €19 million prize to be paid.
# check your tickets
Winning €19 million lotto jackpot ticket was sold in Castlebar
The ticket-holder has yet to make contact with the National Lottery to claim their prize.
# At last
There was one winning ticket of tonight's €19 million 'must-be-won' Lotto draw
The top prize had been capped at €19 million since October.
# jackpot
The winner takes it all: Lotto jackpot prize will be scooped tonight in 'must be won' draw
Tonight’s draw guarantees that the jackpot will see its first winner since June.
# Your Say
Poll: Will you buy a ticket for the must-win €19m Lotto draw tomorrow?
The draw takes place tomorrow evening.
# It Could Be You
Explainer: How will the National Lottery's 'must be won' €19m draw work this Saturday?
The current Lotto jackpot has been rolling since Wednesday 9 June 2021.
# It must be you
National Lottery clears way for must win €19m draw this Saturday to end seven month run
The Irish National lottery draw has rolled over since 9 June, 2021.
All time
# Your Say
Poll: Would you buy a ticket for a 'must be won' lotto draw?
It could be you.
# lotto questions
Lotto operators seek approval for ‘must-be-won' draw for jackpot prize
Representatives for the National Lottery will appear before the Oireachtas finance committee tomorrow.
# lotto questions
Lotto reps to appear before Oireachtas committee as jackpot goes unclaimed again
There have been 53 Lotto draws since the jackpot prize was last won.
# windfall
National Lottery reveals list of third place winners as jackpot rolls over... again
A total of 209 people have benefited from the boosted prize funds, to a total of almost €16 million.
# Blackrock
'Check your ticket': Hunt for Dublin winner of unclaimed Lotto prize of over €825,000
The winning Quick Pick ticket was sold on 2 October in Blackrock.
# Hard Luck
National Lottery regulator could be asked to appear before Oireachtas Committee
The lengthy wait for a winner has led to some calls for greater scrutiny of the lotto system.
# rollover
Still no winner as €19 million Lotto jackpot rolls over again
Fine Gael TD Bernard Durkan last week called for an audit and investigation of the draw.
# rollover blues
TD namechecks Ronan Collins, Shergar and Squid Game in plea to drop two balls from Lotto draw
Bernard Durkan wants punters to have a better chance of winning after months without a jackpot victory.
# record jackpot
There has been no winner of tonight's record €19 million Lotto jackpot
The winning numbers in tonight’s draw were 5, 6, 9, 31, 35, 45 and a bonus number 12.
# Maybe next time
No one won tonight's record €19 million Lotto jackpot
The winning numbers were 21, 17, 18, 37, 12, 33 and 23.
# record amount
Lotto jackpot capped at new record of €19,060,800 until won
The jackpot reached the new record on Wednesday when it wasn’t won.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you play the Lotto?
A review is being carried out into how National Lottery funds are given to charity.
# Lotto
Indecon Consultants commissioned to support Govt's review of how Lotto funds are given to charity
Charities Institute Ireland raised concerns about Good Causes funding last December.
# lotto money
Lotto players in Dublin and Waterford scoop €1 million in Euromillions draw
Players are being urged to check their tickets carefully.
# Lotto
National Lottery reveals that last night's winning €12.7 million jackpot ticket was sold in Kilkenny
The jackpot was the highest in four years.
# Winner winner
There has been one winner of tonight's Lotto jackpot worth €12.7 million
The winning numbers were 4, 14, 20, 23, 27, 37 and bonus number 39.
# big win
€8.5 million jackpot winner from Limerick makes contact with the National Lottery
Arrangements are being made for the prize to now be claimed, the National Lottery said.
Winner of €10.7 million lotto jackpot makes contact with National Lottery
The winner bought their ticket at the Spar store in Mount Oval village in Rochestown, Co Cork.
# Winner winner
Someone in Galway has just won €500,000 in last nights Euromillions Plus draw
The ticket was bought in Eyre Square in Galway city centre
# Courts
Woman sued by stepson for share of €3.3m jackpot can't sue former Lotto operator over 'bad advice'
Mary Walsh settled proceedings brought against her by her step-son David Walsh in 2018.
# Celebrate Good Times
Someone has just won €5.4 million on tonight's Lotto jackpot
We don’t yet know where in the country the ticket was sold.
# Winner winner
People urged to check lottery tickets after someone wins €1m in Daily Million draw
The winning numbers from the Daily Million Draw today were: 03, 05, 10, 11, 24, 39 and bonus number 09
# Winner winner
Winning €6.9 million Lotto jackpot ticket sold in Co Cork
The winning numbers for last night’s jackpot are: 5, 8, 19, 40, 41, 44 and bonus number 17
# clear the mortgage
'I was walking around with the winning ticket in my bag': Kerry family scoops €9.7m National Lottery prize
The draw took place back in April but the family only this month claimed the prize.
# premier lotteries
99% of unclaimed Lotto winnings in 2019 were not re-invested into other prizes
Just €187,400 was given back to players through extra prizes last year.