A lucky bettor from Co Cork bought the winning ticket worth â¬ 1 million for the National Lottery ‘Ireland Only Raffle EuroMillions.
This was the second of two special raffles held this week. Last Tuesday (August 12), an online player from Cork won â¬ 1million.
The National Lottery is inviting its players in Cork this morning to check their EuroMillions tickets to see if they have won â¬ 1 million.
Each EuroMillions ticket sold in Ireland has a unique âIreland Only Raffleâ code and the winning code number is I-JML-99060.
A National Lottery spokesperson said: âWhat a week it has been for EuroMillions players in Cork, where the two â¬ 1million ‘Ireland Only Raffle’ prizes were sold.
âThe first was won by an online player registered in Cork and now just four days later Rebel County has a brand new National Lottery millionaire.
âSo we now urge everyone who purchased a EuroMillions ticket for last night’s draw in Cork to check those tickets very carefully to see if their code number is I-JML-99060. If so, congratulations .
âYou are Ireland’s new millionaire! ”
A spokesperson for the National Lottery said he hoped to reveal the name of the winning store in the coming days and said: âAs with any prize worth 1 million euros or more, it is important that we let the winning retailer and of course the winning ticket holder know the time and space they need to let this incredible victory permeate.
“If you are the winner of the â¬ 1 million Ireland Only Raffle, be sure to sign the back of the ticket, keep it in a safe place and contact the National Lottery Prize Claim Team at 1 800 666 222 or by emailing claims @ lottery .ie and we will begin your life changing prize claim process â.
There was no winner of the EuroMillions jackpot of â¬ 86,162,555 last night, which now reaches â¬ 95 million (estimated) next Tuesday (August 18).
Meanwhile, the National Lottery has reminded its players that it has reopened its offices at Lotto’s headquarters on Abbey Street in Dublin city center to facilitate top-tier winners of â¬ 15,000 and above (â¬ 10,000 and more for online players) who wish to take advantage of the prize claim facility.
The payment of prices will be made by appointment only.
Alternatively, winners can also claim their prizes using the approved postal payment service which was introduced due to Covid-19.
A spokesperson for the National Lottery said: âOur priority is always the safety of our employees and our players and given the ongoing health emergency, only a limited team remains on site at Lotto headquarters to facilitate the raffles and prize claims.
“Top prize claims at Lotto Headquarters are by appointment only and all winners of â¬ 15,000 and over (â¬ 10,000 for online players) are encouraged to contact the National Lottery Claims Department. by calling 1800 666 222 or emailing [email protected] and arrangements will be made for the prize to be claimed.