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# Lottery

Last month
November 2023
One Irish Lotto player had 45,000 winning tickets in last year's highest ever 'Must be Won' draw
The company that operates the lottery investigated the prize claims because of the sheer volume before paying the player.
This year
National Lottery operator to be bought by French gambling company for €350m
Française des Jeux has agreed to purchase the Lotto operator, Premier Lotteries Ireland, for €350 million.
Last year
US Powerball jackpot reaches record $1.9 billion
The Powerball jackpot is the biggest ever amassed.
Someone in Ireland has won tonight's €30.9 million EuroMillions jackpot
The news was confirmed by the National Lottery this evening.
National Lottery appeals for €30,000 winner to come forward
The winning ticket was bought in the Ilac Centre in Dublin 1 on 15 October.
All time
Single ticket wins $700 million Powerball jackpot in US
No one had won the game’s grand prize since 5 June.
Ohio announces first million dollar vaccine lottery winner
More than 2.7 million adults signed up for the prize and over 104,000 children aged 12 to 17 entered the draw for a college scholarship.
In Ohio, people who get a Covid vaccine are entered in a draw for $1 million
The state will give a $1 million prize away every week for five weeks in a lottery open to residents who have received at least one dose of a vaccine.
South African lotto sequence sparks accusations of fraud
The consecutive numbers 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and a PowerBall number of 10 was the winning combination.
Lottery scratch card prizes were 'omitted due to human error', inquiry finds
The National Lottery previously apologised that four of the top prizes were not included in certain games in recent years.
People urged to check their lottery tickets after someone wins €9.7 million jackpot
The winning ticket was sold in Co Kerry.
Champions Cup Power Rankings: Where Irish sides really stand
The system is flawed and Johann van Graan’s side need to be cut a little slack. The pool of death has killed Munster’s European dreams.
Australian wildfire victim will rebuild his family home after €617,000 lottery win
The Queensland man, who wishes to remain anonymous, used his wife’s “special numbers” on the ticket.
TV reporter apologises over her reaction to winning in Spain's bumper Christmas lottery
Viewers were annoyed when they found out Natalia Escudero had won just a fraction of the grand prize.
Investigation into how top prizes were not included in some National Lottery games being considered
Here’s what you need to know about top prizes not being included in some National Lottery games
Dublin Marathon says new lottery system 'gives everyone a fair chance'
Criticism of the new system claimed that seasoned runners could miss out on participating next year.
Winning Lotto ticket worth €4 million was sold in suburb 10km from Galway city centre
Everyone at Joyce’s Supermarket is celebrating today.
Opinion: You’ve just won €175m in the euro millions - don't buy the yacht just yet
‘Research from Harvard has shown that money can, in fact, buy you happiness but not in the way you think’, writes Eoin McGee.
'We don’t want this to change our lives': Family syndicate from north Dublin overjoyed at Euromillions win
The €175.4 million Euromillions jackpot is the biggest winning prize in the history of the Irish National Lottery.
Lotto ticket worth €1 million sold in Labour TD's shop
Willie Penrose and his wife Anne own the shop in Co Westmeath.
'The staff are buzzing' - Galway is on the hunt for its latest millionaire
The winning ticket was sold in Ballybrit in the western county.
Tipperary syndicate picks up €17 million lottery cheque
32 people are set to share the cash.
An Irish person has just lost out on €1 million - after failing to claim their EuroMillions jackpot
The now expired ticket was bought in Cork city on 23 February.
Someone has one week left to claim €1 million
The winning EuroMillions ticket was sold in Cork in February.
A very surprised Sydney man won the lottery twice in the space of a week
The odds of winning just once are one in almost two million.
Mystery winner of Saturday's €5.6m Lotto jackpot comes forward
The winning ticket was sold at the Centra store in Crosshaven, Co Cork on Saturday.
Questions raised about unclaimed money not reverting back to National Lottery prize fund
Expired unclaimed prizes can be used for the promotion of the National Lottery or the Lottery Games.
Someone has won tonight's €7.1 million Lotto jackpot
The winning ticket was sold online.
Winner of €4.4 million Lotto jackpot makes contact with National Lottery
The winning Quick Pick ticket was sold at Daly’s Topaz in Donegal on Saturday 13 January.
'This is life-changing, but we won’t go crazy': Family syndicate collects €38.9m jackpot
“We will take a sun holiday in May or June, possibly the Bahamas or the Maldives.”
'We had absolutely no idea': Winning €38.9m EuroMillions ticket was sold in Malahide shop
The winner has made contact with the National Lottery.
Someone in Ireland has won tonight’s €38.9 million Euromillions jackpot
The winning numbers were 4, 8, 22, 23, 48 with the Lucky Stars numbers being 1 and 12.
'Time is running out': A Euromillions Plus winner has until Thursday to claim €500k
‘Time is running out’: A Euromillions Plus winner has until Thursday to claim €500k
Someone has just won €7.5 million on the lotto this evening
The winning ticket was sold in the south.
'Eircode lottery' determines if your child gets to see a psychologist, says TD
80% of those on a waiting list for a psychological appointment are between the five to 17 year age group.
Winning ticket for tonight's €2.4 million Lotto jackpot sold in Dublin
The jackpot prize is worth €2,387,835.
The winning ticket for last night's €9.4 million jackpot was sold on Talbot Street in Dublin
There was one lucky winner of the jackpot.
11 things you'll understand if you're obsessed with entering competitions
If you’re not in, you can’t win.
Winner of €28.9m Euromillions ticket makes contact with National Lottery
It is not yet known where the ticket was sold.
The search is on for Ireland's latest multi-millionaire
This is the 11th win in Ireland of the EuroMillions jackpot.