LOTTO bosses have revealed the counties where last night’s €8,508,720 jackpot and €1 million Lotto Plus 1 jackpot were won.
A Kilkenny Lotto player became the fourth Lotto jackpot winner of 2022 after winning €8,508,720 in the draw on Saturday 7th May.
The winner from Marble County has officially taken the title of Lotto’s fourth jackpot winner of the year after victories by players in Mayo, Meath and Dublin.
The winning numbers for the Lotto draw on Saturday May 7 were: 01, 31, 35, 39, 42, 46 and the bonus was 45.
While in nearby County Waterford, another Lotto player is having a weekend of celebration after winning the €1 million jackpot in last night’s Lotto Plus 1 draw.
The winning numbers for last night’s Lotto Plus 1 draw were: 03, 10, 16, 23, 25, 40 and the bonus was 17.
The Saturday night Lottery draw has officially brought the number of National Lottery millionaires so far this year to 18.
And a player from Dublin matched five numbers and the bonus to win €107,156 last night.
Lotto bosses have confirmed that the winning store locations where both tickets were sold will be revealed in the coming days.
In last night’s draw, more than 116,000 players won prizes in the Lotto and Lotto Plus games, which, in addition to the jackpot and the Lotto Plus 1 jackpot, win.
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This included a player from Dublin who matched five numbers and the main draw bonus to win an incredible €107,156.
The Dublin winner purchased his winning Quick Pick ticket on Friday 6th May at Tesco Park Point in Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.
Each of the top winners of Saturday night’s drawing is encouraged to sign the back of their tickets and keep them safe.
The three players from Kilkenny, Waterford and Dublin should contact the National Lottery prize claims team on 1800 666 222 or email Claims@lottery.ie and arrangements will be made to claim their prize. .
A National Lottery spokesperson said: “This truly has been a life changing weekend for not one but two lottery players in neighboring counties who have now become Ireland’s newest lottery millionaires.
“A player from Kilkenny has claimed the title of fourth Lotto jackpot winner of the year after last night’s massive €8,508,720 win, while a player from Waterford won the €1 million jackpot at the Lotto Plus 1 draw.
“Both of these wins have meant that overnight, we have seen the total number of National Lottery millionaires for 2022 skyrocket to an incredible 18.”
“We advise all our players in Kilkenny and Waterford to check their tickets carefully today as two players now have tickets worth €8,508,720 and €1m.
“And of course they are not the only two players who won big last night!
“A player from Dublin matched five numbers and the bonus in the main draw to win €107,156.
“If you bought your ticket on Friday 6th May at Tesco Park Point in Dun Laoghaire, we recommend that you check your ticket as soon as possible.”