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# National Lottery

Last week
19th March 2023 - 25th March 2023
# 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.
Last year
# National Lottery
Lottery regulator defends the operator's spending of €122m in unclaimed prizes on advertising
The National Lottery regulator said she believes that this was the state’s intention when the licensing was agreed.
# 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.
# Winner winner
Irish winner of €31 million Euromillions jackpot comes forward to collect prize
The winner bought their ticket as a quick pick in Ballina, Co Tipperary.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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
# jackpot rollover
Lotto boss appears before Oireachtas committee as six-month jackpot rollover saga rumbles on
Regulatory approval has been sought by Premier Lotteries Ireland for a “must-win” draw for the lotto jackpot.
# 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.
# 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.
# whole lotto money
The €19m Lotto jackpot has been unclaimed for weeks. What are the odds of it being won tonight?
The jackpot has been capped at €19.06 million since 2 October.
# 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.
# good causes
Government to review how Lotto funds are given to charity after concerns about 'transparency' of system
Charities Institute Ireland raised concerns about Good Causes funding last December.
# whole lotto money
Winner of €12.7 million lotto jackpot has reached out to National Lottery
The winning ticket was bought at a Circle K filling station in Kilkenny
# 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.
# lotto fever
Single UK winner claims €145m Euromillions jackpot as Irish Lotto heads for €11m
The bumper winner becomes the fifth biggest winner in UK National Lottery history.
# 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.
# 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.
# Investigation
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.
# 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.
# jackpot joy
Euromillions winner has come forward to claim €49.5 million prize
The winner is set to become the 19th National Lottery millionaire in 2020.
# chicken dinner
Ireland's latest Euromillions jackpot winner bought their ticket online, National Lottery confirms
The National Lottery says it was bought in the Leinster area.
# 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.
# National Lottery
Someone in Co Clare won €4 million in last night's Lotto
This is the fifth Lotto jackpot winner of 2020.
# National Lottery
Lotto winners forced to wait to collect major cheques due to Covid-19 restrictions
Winners are prevented from travelling to the National Lottery headquarters in Dublin due to lockdown measures.
# The kingdom
Ireland's €9.7m Lotto winner comes forward but will have to wait for restrictions to be lifted
Saturday’s jackpot came about after 11 weeks of rollovers.
# Kerry
People urged to check their lottery tickets after someone wins €9.7 million jackpot
The winning ticket was sold in Co Kerry.