Lottery fever for record €17m jackpot

Lottery fever for record €17m jackpot

Lottery fever is expected to grip the country today as the jackpot builds to the highest on record – €17m for Wednesday's draw.

The prize fund has rolled over for 15 draws since Saturday May 3 making the highest single total since the game began 20 years ago.

The previous biggest prize was picked up last July by the Cunningham family from Cork after they scooped €16m.

Lottery bosses urged punters to buy a ticket early and predicted that around 3,000 people will buy one line every minute after 6pm in the run up to the draw.


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