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#Lottery

# lottery - Friday 9 October, 2015

'I burst into tears': Woman kicks off weekend with Lotto win
# New York New York
# New York New York

'I burst into tears': Woman kicks off weekend with Lotto win

Oct 9th 2015, 5:44 PM 21,395 Views 10 Comments

Some good news for your Friday evening.

# lottery - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Man finds $20, plays lottery and wins $1 million
# Jammy
# Jammy

Man finds $20, plays lottery and wins $1 million

Sep 1st 2015, 9:02 PM 16,983 Views 17 Comments

One very lucky guy.

# lottery - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Man wins big on the lotto after his girlfriend picks the numbers from Thailand
# Thai-riffic
# Thai-riffic

Man wins big on the lotto after his girlfriend picks the numbers from Thailand

Aug 25th 2015, 5:55 PM 29,918 Views 32 Comments

He says he’s buying a house here and in Thailand.

# lottery - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Syndicate looks forward to making 'lives easier' after winning €2.5 million
# Fair Play
# Fair Play

Syndicate looks forward to making 'lives easier' after winning €2.5 million

Aug 12th 2015, 10:24 AM 18,812 Views 17 Comments

The winning couple have said they will be making “plenty” of charitable donations.

# lottery - Friday 7 August, 2015

Poll: Will the Lotto price increase put you off playing?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will the Lotto price increase put you off playing?

Aug 7th 2015, 9:12 AM 31,616 Views 88 Comments

Or do you play the game at all?

# lottery - Sunday 2 August, 2015

Did you play the Lotto last night? Check your ticket
# One Winner
# One Winner

Did you play the Lotto last night? Check your ticket

Aug 2nd 2015, 10:00 AM 36,923 Views 16 Comments

The €6 million jackpot has yet to be claimed.

# lottery - Monday 6 July, 2015

Lotto winner: 'I don't want a Lamborghini, just a new shower door'
# Pleasant Shock
# Pleasant Shock

Lotto winner: 'I don't want a Lamborghini, just a new shower door'

Jul 6th 2015, 1:56 PM 33,163 Views 30 Comments

Those things depreciate so fast (cars, not shower doors).

# lottery - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Family win €500,000 after buying their first EuroMillions ticket
# Megabucks
# Megabucks

Family win €500,000 after buying their first EuroMillions ticket

Jul 1st 2015, 6:01 PM 20,698 Views 14 Comments

They also won €6 on a scratch card two weeks ago.

# lottery - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Heartbreak for Ireland as quarter-final shoot-out defeat dents Olympic hopes
# Cruel Defeat
From The42
# Cruel Defeat

Heartbreak for Ireland as quarter-final shoot-out defeat dents Olympic hopes

Jun 18th 2015, 12:17 PM 6,375 Views 3 Comments

China advance to the last four at Ireland’s expense.

# lottery - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Yet MORE problems with the Lotto machines - hours before the big Saturday draw
# Unlucky
# Unlucky

Yet MORE problems with the Lotto machines - hours before the big Saturday draw

Jun 14th 2015, 6:15 PM 17,045 Views 26 Comments

Another technical glitch.

# lottery - Monday 27 April, 2015

A woman bought a lotto ticket instead of an ice-cream and won €500,000
# Cone You Believe It
# Cone You Believe It

A woman bought a lotto ticket instead of an ice-cream and won €500,000

Apr 27th 2015, 7:54 PM 24,347 Views 15 Comments

Good call.

# lottery - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Woman plays Lotto for the first time, wins €350,000
# Beginner's Luck
# Beginner's Luck

Woman plays Lotto for the first time, wins €350,000

Apr 15th 2015, 5:55 PM 23,844 Views 28 Comments

Ah here.

# lottery - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Couple win £1m on EuroMillions for the SECOND time (but still live in a caravan)
# Share The Wealth
# Share The Wealth

Couple win £1m on EuroMillions for the SECOND time (but still live in a caravan)

Apr 1st 2015, 10:06 PM 43,739 Views 41 Comments

The odds of it happening are of 283 BILLION to 1.

The Lakers are in real danger of ruining their season... by winning too many games
# Lottery
From The42
# Lottery

The Lakers are in real danger of ruining their season... by winning too many games

Apr 1st 2015, 8:43 AM 7,890 Views 4 Comments

Kobe and company could do with losing a few more.

# lottery - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Senator warns of need to stop 'Lotto junkies'
# Step Away From The Internet
# Step Away From The Internet

Senator warns of need to stop 'Lotto junkies'

Mar 4th 2015, 5:10 PM 19,284 Views 33 Comments

Will recent machine problems lead to a surge in online gambling?

# lottery - Friday 20 February, 2015

Man discovers he's won €350,000 jackpot ... eight weeks later
# Lucky Day
# Lucky Day

Man discovers he's won €350,000 jackpot ... eight weeks later

Feb 20th 2015, 2:45 PM 34,104 Views 23 Comments

He’s going to surprise his wife with the news tonight.

# lottery - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Winner of €3 million Lotto jackpot has just 10 days to collect prize
# Check Your Wallet
# Check Your Wallet

Winner of €3 million Lotto jackpot has just 10 days to collect prize

Feb 17th 2015, 8:36 AM 30,036 Views 16 Comments

Did you buy a Lotto ticket in late November? Did you check your numbers?

# lottery - Saturday 24 January, 2015

A man needed change for lunch so bought a lottery ticket and won €8.9 million
# Lucky Guy
From The Daily Edge
# Lucky Guy

A man needed change for lunch so bought a lottery ticket and won €8.9 million

Jan 24th 2015, 3:50 PM 8,217 Views 3 Comments

Lunch never tasted so good.

# lottery - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Father and son just one number short of €31 million jackpot ... but making do with their €300k

Father and son just one number short of €31 million jackpot ... but making do with their €300k

Jan 20th 2015, 3:10 PM 29,749 Views 20 Comments

First world problems, right?

# lottery - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Here's what you should be doing if you want to win the lottery
# It Could Be You
# It Could Be You

Here's what you should be doing if you want to win the lottery

Jan 11th 2015, 9:15 AM 36,050 Views 58 Comments

Órla Molloy and Neasa Early from Drogheda have looked into patterns surrounding number repetition.

# lottery - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Wexford man finds €350,000 lotto ticket in his wallet ... after a month
# Jammy
# Jammy

Wexford man finds €350,000 lotto ticket in his wallet ... after a month

Dec 30th 2014, 12:54 PM 22,576 Views 21 Comments

Better late than never.

# lottery - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

National lottery winner hopes to "live long enough to spend it"
# On The Money
# On The Money

National lottery winner hopes to "live long enough to spend it"

Dec 3rd 2014, 4:04 PM 22,677 Views 16 Comments

John Foley, originally from Kerry, said he plans to share his €350,000 winnings with his wife and kids.

# lottery - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Reddit users are trying to make one random person a millionaire - but it isn't going to plan
# Papa I'm A Millionaire
From The Daily Edge
# Papa I'm A Millionaire

Reddit users are trying to make one random person a millionaire - but it isn't going to plan

Nov 26th 2014, 12:04 PM 3,504 Views 2 Comments

The experiment hasn’t quite raised $1 million.

# lottery - Monday 29 September, 2014

This is the store that sold the winning €87m EuroMillions ticket
# Winner Winner
# Winner Winner

This is the store that sold the winning €87m EuroMillions ticket

Sep 29th 2014, 10:31 AM 42,982 Views 38 Comments

The winner came from the Centra store in Ballybrack.

# lottery - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Check your tickets - the €87m EuroMillions winner is in Ireland
# Could Be You
# Could Be You

Check your tickets - the €87m EuroMillions winner is in Ireland

Sep 20th 2014, 12:14 AM 68,929 Views 106 Comments

You could be richer right now. You lucky thing.

# lottery - Thursday 5 June, 2014

More bad news for Rehab: Charity loses lottery case against State
# It Could Not Be You
# It Could Not Be You

More bad news for Rehab: Charity loses lottery case against State

Jun 5th 2014, 9:55 PM 24,930 Views 24 Comments

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has welcomed today’s High Court ruling.

There was one winner of last night's massive 12 million Lotto jackpot
# Lucky Ticket
# Lucky Ticket

There was one winner of last night's massive 12 million Lotto jackpot

Jun 5th 2014, 8:26 AM 19,816 Views 45 Comments

It’s the 11th biggest jackpot in the history of the Lotto. The winning ticket was sold in the North West.

# lottery - Monday 31 March, 2014

Meet the couple who won the lottery three times... in one month
# Inspired By Cadbury
From The Daily Edge
# Inspired By Cadbury

Meet the couple who won the lottery three times... in one month

Mar 31st 2014, 6:00 PM 50,018 Views 47 Comments

Here’s how much they collected.

# lottery - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

No surprises as Irish broadband prices one of the highest in EU
# Need For Speed
# Need For Speed

No surprises as Irish broadband prices one of the highest in EU

Mar 25th 2014, 2:29 PM 8,986 Views 36 Comments

The price difference in advertised broadband between some EU countries can be as much as 400 per cent.

# lottery - Thursday 6 March, 2014

One lucky person won the €8.3 million Lotto last night
# Jammy
# Jammy

One lucky person won the €8.3 million Lotto last night

Mar 6th 2014, 11:23 AM 32,790 Views 40 Comments

Jealous.

# lottery - Monday 17 February, 2014

Rehab’s Angela Kerins is paid €240,000 a year
# Salary
# Salary

Rehab’s Angela Kerins is paid €240,000 a year

Feb 17th 2014, 10:20 PM 45,681 Views 282 Comments

Kerins’ package includes a six per cent define contribution payment.

# lottery - Thursday 30 January, 2014

The 6 that shared the Lotto jackpot? One of them has to share it again...
# Lotto
From The Daily Edge
# Lotto

The 6 that shared the Lotto jackpot? One of them has to share it again...

Jan 30th 2014, 4:41 PM 40,679 Views 35 Comments

Despite literally winning the lottery, they will receive a relatively modest €98,000.

# lottery - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Carpets filled with maggots and GAA lotteries: The week in quotes
# Say What?
# Say What?

Carpets filled with maggots and GAA lotteries: The week in quotes

Jan 26th 2014, 7:00 PM 11,997 Views 5 Comments

“Frankly, on a personal level, I think it’s quite disgusting.”

# lottery - Friday 24 January, 2014

Every day Rehab doesn't disclose salary causes 'dreadful damage' to charities
# Rehab
# Rehab

Every day Rehab doesn't disclose salary causes 'dreadful damage' to charities

Jan 24th 2014, 3:10 PM 11,434 Views 77 Comments

Deirdre Garvey of Wheel said charities need to “step up to the plate” and show the public that they are in line with best practice.

# lottery - Thursday 23 January, 2014

'Your local GAA lottery wouldn't work like this': Varadkar criticises Rehab Group
# Scratch Cards
# Scratch Cards

'Your local GAA lottery wouldn't work like this': Varadkar criticises Rehab Group

Jan 23rd 2014, 9:53 AM 10,314 Views 29 Comments

The Transport Minister also moved to defend Minister Shatter, saying he was ‘doing the right thing’ by putting details of Rehab’s profits on the public record.

# lottery - Monday 20 January, 2014

Six-way split Lotto winner had been using the same numbers since 1988
# Mixed Fortunes
# Mixed Fortunes

Six-way split Lotto winner had been using the same numbers since 1988

Jan 20th 2014, 6:00 PM 26,897 Views 23 Comments

The unnamed jackpot winner will have to take a six-way share of the €3.5 million jackpot, rather than claiming the whole amount.

# lottery - Monday 30 December, 2013

Kerry man collects €250,000 Lotto win
# Lucky
# Lucky

Kerry man collects €250,000 Lotto win

Dec 30th 2013, 2:31 PM 31,726 Views 41 Comments

The New Year is off to a good start for one lucky Kerry man…

# lottery - Friday 1 November, 2013

'It's surreal': Kildare family syndicate scoops €500k in EuroMillions
# Winning
# Winning

'It's surreal': Kildare family syndicate scoops €500k in EuroMillions

Nov 1st 2013, 9:06 PM 26,367 Views 20 Comments

The family wanted to keep their names private, but bought their ticket in an Athy shop.

# lottery - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Lotto sale to fund children's hospital, a training centre, roads and more
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Lotto sale to fund children's hospital, a training centre, roads and more

Oct 15th 2013, 3:52 PM 4,192 Views 12 Comments

Proceeds from the sale will fund a €200 million capital investment scheme, says Brendan Howlin.

# lottery - Thursday 3 October, 2013

National Lottery to be sold for €405 million to An Post and Camelot
# All Cash
# All Cash

National Lottery to be sold for €405 million to An Post and Camelot

Oct 3rd 2013, 9:25 PM 11,071 Views 40 Comments

An Post will continue operating the National Lottery, after a consortium with UK lottery operator Camelot was picked as the preferred bidder for the licence.