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# Lotto

Last week
19th November 2023 - 25th 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.
Last month
October 2023
The Lotto draw had to take place off air last night due to a 'minor technical issue'
The National Lottery that the issue did not affect the integrity of the draw
National Lottery reveals the two Dublin stores that each sold €3.9 million winning tickets
Wednesday’s draw was won after 15 straight rollovers dating back to August.
Two Lotto players share €7.7 million jackpot after streak of rollovers is broken
Each ticket holder will win a prize of €3,867,027
Lotto jackpot will rollover for 16th time if it is not won in tonight's draw
If the current National Lottery jackpot continues to rollover until Halloween, it will take the place as the second-longest rollover in Irish history.
This year
Regulator withheld €‎150,000 from National Lottery over handling of problem gambling accounts
The breach concerned the handling of online accounts which users had self-excluded.
Leitrim shop owner sells €4.2 million Lotto jackpot ticket
The National Lottery is urging the player to come forward as they have yet to identify themselves.
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.
Poll: Do you play the Lotto?
It is statistically unlikely to be you.
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.
First Lotto jackpot winner since October for haul worth over €11 million
It is the first Lotto jackpot win since October.
Last year
US Powerball jackpot reaches record $1.9 billion
The Powerball jackpot is the biggest ever amassed.
National Lottery spent €120 million of unclaimed prize money on marketing since 2015
Some TDs have taken issue with the licensing of the lottery.
Man caught after writing name and address on stolen €5,000 scratch card
The man entered the Spar in Coolock armed with a plastic gun in his pocket.
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.
A large Mayo family syndicate are the winners of the €19 million Lotto jackpot
A family spokesperson said that they scanned the winning ticket into the Lotto app on the night of the draw, and it said: ‘You’ve won big!’
Winner of record lotto draw makes contact with National Lottery
Arrangements are being made for the €19 million prize to be paid.
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.
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.
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.
Poll: Will you buy a ticket for the must-win €19m Lotto draw tomorrow?
The draw takes place tomorrow evening.
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.
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
Poll: Would you buy a ticket for a 'must be won' lotto draw?
It could be you.
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.
Lotto reps to appear before Oireachtas committee as jackpot goes unclaimed again
There have been 53 Lotto draws since the jackpot prize was last won.
National Lottery reveals list of third place winners as jackpot rolls over... again
A total of 209 people have benefited from the boosted prize funds, to a total of almost €16 million.
'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.
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.
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.
TD namechecks Ronan Collins, Shergar and Squid Game in plea to drop two balls from Lotto draw
Bernard Durkan wants punters to have a better chance of winning after months without a jackpot victory.
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.
No one won tonight's record €19 million Lotto jackpot
The winning numbers were 21, 17, 18, 37, 12, 33 and 23.
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.
Poll: Do you play the Lotto?
A review is being carried out into how National Lottery funds are given to charity.
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.
Lotto players in Dublin and Waterford scoop €1 million in Euromillions draw
Players are being urged to check their tickets carefully.
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.
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.
€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.