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Irish Scratchcard Prize

Unemployed Irish Mum Scoops €500,000 Scratchcard Prize

An unemployed mum from Dublin could barely hold back the tears as she collected a scratchcard win worth €500,000 from Lotto HQ in Dublin this week. The lucky winner bought the All Cash Extravaganza Scratch Card in the Mace Maxol shop in Dublin last Tuesday and scratched it off to find she had won the […]

Second Scratchcard Prize

Irish Player Scoops Second €50,000 Scratchcard Prize

To win one life-changing lottery prize would be quite something but to win two in six months is unbelievable, but it’s exactly what has happened to one lucky player from Co Wexford who has just picked up her second big lottery win! The unnamed woman from Wexford has just collected a €50,000 prize on the […]

Boxing Coach Donates

Boxing Coach Donates Scratchcard Win to Community Projects

When an unnamed boxing coach from Waterford in Ireland won €50,000 on an Irish Lotto scratchcard he was thrilled and immediately knew what he wanted to do with the money, ploughing it into community projects in his local area. The delighted winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, collected the prize at National Lottery HQ in […]

Irelands Luckiest Counties

Ireland Announce Luckiest Lottery Counties

The Irish Lottery say that one of the most common questions they are asked is which Irish county is the luckiest in terms of lottery wins and now the answer to that question has been revealed. Surprisingly Ireland’s luckiest county is also its smallest one as Co Louth is announced as the luckiest Irish nation […]

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Ireland Looks at Online Lottery Services

Across the world, many lottery concierge services exist allow us to bet on lotteries that aren’t based in our own country. Earlier this year, Irish Lotto regulators banned online sales of Irish Lotto tickets, preventing the lottery from being available to players overseas. Now, organisers are going after other online lottery services, stating that they […]

Luckiest Place in Ireland

Have We Found the Luckiest Place in Ireland to Work?

A lottery syndicate from Hurley’s SuperValu in Middleton, Co. Cork in Ireland have just scooped a lottery win worth €62,271, and while that wouldn’t usually be a story in itself, it’s the second winning syndicate from the company in recent weeks! Now people are wondering if it’s Ireland’s luckiest place to work as a twist […]

Irish Lotto Subscription Ban

Irish Lottery Regulator Bans Subscriptions

The lottery regulator in Ireland has prevented the Irish Lotto operator from allowing players to set up direct debit subscriptions to allow them to enter their numbers automatically for every draw. Subscription play is popular and common with other lottery draws around the world, including the UK Lotto, and allows players to ensure they never […]

Irish Lotto Border Winner

Irish Lotto Calls for Border Winner to Come Forward

Living on the border between Northern Ireland and Eire comes with some advantages, such as the ability to buy lottery tickets for both the UK Lotto and the Irish Lotto. As the North is part of Britain the UK Lotto plays there, but over the border and the tickets switch to the Irish Lotto. On […]

Footballer Wins Millions

Footballer Wins €1,000,000 from Christmas Card Ticket

Kevin O’Connor may already feel like he’s won the lottery, at just 22-years old he’s a defender for Preston North End football club earning £10,000 a week. But now he’s €1,000,000 richer after a festive lottery win, and what’s more the ticket was a gift from his uncle inside a Christmas card. He won the […]

Irish Lotto Cheat

Irish Lotto Answer ‘Cheat’ Accusations with a Trick of the Light

After Saturday’s Irish Lottery draw, organisers were embroiled in a cheating scandal after a player photographed the balls coming down, and one appeared to have two numbers on it. In the image, the ball with the number 38 appears to have a number 33 printed on it too, leading many on social media to call […]