The National Lottery has this morning appealed to Lotto players in Co. Kilkenny to check their Lotto tickets after one lucky ticketholder scooped last night’s Lotto jackpot worth €6,834,410.
Sun, 08 Dec, 2019
“I was in the kitchen on Saturday evening when I heard roaring in the sitting room. My partner was watching the Lotto draw on TV and was absolutely fixated on the screen with his Lotto ticket firmly grasped in his hand."
Tue, 12 Feb, 2019
Have you noticed a few colleagues missing from work today?
Mon, 03 Sep, 2018
What would you do if you had all the money in the world?
Wed, 06 Jun, 2018
Suspicions were raised when a person with a winning ticket chose anonymity rather than claiming the $16.5m prize. Details of a massive scam soon emerged, writes
Sat, 26 May, 2018
The National Lottery was blocked from releasing scratch cards based on the popular Monopoly board game — because the lotto watchdog feared they would appeal to children.
Wed, 25 Apr, 2018
A Canadian teenager who purchased her first lottery ticket to celebrate her 18th birthday has hit the jackpot and will receive 1,000 Canadian dollars (€626.83) a week for the rest of her life.
Thu, 29 Mar, 2018
Residents of Ballyhaise village in Co Cavan are today being urged to check their tickets after Friday night’s EuroMillions draw produced a EuroMillions Plus top prize winner of €500,000.
Sat, 20 Jan, 2018
A Christmas Day lottery glitch in South Carolina has left officials trying to determine how to deal with hundreds of unexpected winners.
Sat, 30 Dec, 2017
The search is on for a new big-ticket Lotto winner in Kildare.
Thu, 02 Nov, 2017
A Cork man who won over €250,000 in a EuroMillions draw last month will be quickly returning to work this evening after collecting his winnings from National Lottery HQ.
Tue, 12 Sep, 2017
There was no winner of tonight’s Lotto jackpot of more than €2m.
Wed, 12 Jul, 2017
He just wanted a bit of time to think about it.
Mon, 26 Jun, 2017
There was no winner of tonight's Lotto Jackpot, worth €3,965,588.
Wed, 24 May, 2017
Here’s how this is going to go. I’m going to go off on one about something. Then someone with a bit of due diligence and facts will calmly cut through the bluster.
Mon, 03 Apr, 2017
A Christmas dream could soon turn into a nightmare for the owner of a lotto ticket worth €1m as they only have days to claim their prize.
Wed, 22 Mar, 2017
When it comes to Euromillions, it seems everyone’s a winner.
Sat, 28 Jan, 2017
A solicitor who represented a woman being sued over a one-sixth share of a €3.38m Lotto win has told the High Court that there was no mention to her that a house was being transferred to her client’s stepson instead of cash from the windfall.
Sat, 28 Jan, 2017
The mystery over the identity of Ireland’s latest EuroMillions jackpot winners has deepened after it emerged yesterday that the winning ticket was sold in Dublin.
Fri, 27 Jan, 2017
Now for the small matter of collecting the cash.
Thu, 26 Jan, 2017
How would you spend €88m? Here are a few options.
Thu, 26 Jan, 2017
“€88.5 million is far too much — what everyone other then the winner of the Euromillions is saying,” read one the many tweets celebrating the luck of the Irish.
Wed, 25 Jan, 2017
Taoiseach Garret Fitzgerald was at odds with his finance minister over how proceeds from the soon-to-be launched National Lottery should be distributed, cabinet papers from 1986 show.
Fri, 30 Dec, 2016
The new operator of the National Lottery made an operating profit of €7.4m against the background of declining sales.
Thu, 25 Aug, 2016
An Indian man who survived the Dubai plane crash last week has been dubbed the “world’s luckiest man” after he won a $1m lottery just six days later.
Thu, 11 Aug, 2016
Champagne corks were popping in the National Lottery Winners Room in Abbey Street, Dublin today as a lucky Dublin lady celebrated her surprise Lotto win of €117,023.
Tue, 19 Jul, 2016
A Mega Millions lottery jackpot worth an estimated US$540m (€488m) has been won by one lucky ticket-holder in the US.
Sat, 09 Jul, 2016
It was a busy two days at National Lottery Headquarters in Dublin as €615,000 in prize money was claimed by four different players across EuroMillions and National Lottery scratch card games.
Wed, 25 May, 2016
The National Lottery has refused to pay out a multi-million Euro jackpot to someone claiming to be the winner.
Wed, 11 May, 2016
Someone, somewhere, is holding on to the sole winning Powerball lottery ticket that was sold in New Jersey and is worth an eye-popping US$430 million dollars (€377m).
Sun, 08 May, 2016
There will now be two Daily Million draws every day instead of one, the National Lottery has announced.
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016
British lottery ticketholders who matched five numbers in yesterday's draw were left frustrated after they won less money than those who matched only three.
Thu, 24 Mar, 2016
A 12-member Lotto syndicate from the Bausch & Lomb plant in Waterford has collected a cheque for more than €2.5m at National Lottery headquarters this afternoon.
Fri, 18 Mar, 2016
A delighted Galway family collected their €500,000 win from National Lottery offices in Dublin today.
Fri, 26 Feb, 2016
An English woman who has claimed she has the missing £33 million winning lottery ticket but put it through the wash has been named.
Tue, 26 Jan, 2016
There was no winner of tonight's Lotto jackpot, worth €11,510,814.
Sat, 16 Jan, 2016
An eye-popping and unprecedented Powerball jackpot whose rise to $1.6bn (€1.47bn) became a USA national fascination will be split three ways.
Fri, 15 Jan, 2016
A winning ticket in California's record $1.5bn Powerball jackpot was sold in a Los Angeles suburb, lottery chiefs have said.
Thu, 14 Jan, 2016
Wed, 13 Jan, 2016
There was no winner of tonight's Lotto jackpot, worth €9,713,360.
Sat, 09 Jan, 2016