October 23, 2020
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Could it be you? Lucky Kilkenny punter wins big on EuroMillions draw!

A lucky Kilkenny punter scooped over €160,000 on Friday night’s EuroMillions draw.

They were one of 64,000 prize winners in Ireland from Friday’s “bumper night of prize wins”, according to the National Lottery.

The Kilkenny punter won the second highest amount after they won the Match 5 + Lucky Star prize of €166,116. in Ireland. A National Lottery spokesperson said: “This meant that the winner was just one number short of winning the whopping €67 million jackpot on offer!”

The winning Advance Play, Quick Pick ticket was sold at Eiver’s Spar store in Irishtown in the centre of Kilkenny city on Friday, September 4.

A person from Kilcock in county Kilkenny won the €500,000 EuroMillions Plus top prize.  This is the 21st EuroMillions Plus top prize of €500,000 won in Ireland so far this year, with all 21 winners sharing a total of €10.5 million in prizes.

The winning numbers of the main EuroMillions draw were: 02, 10, 19, 25, 45. The Lucky Stars were 01 and 07. The winning numbers from last night’s EuroMillions Plus draw are: 03, 09, 17, 22 and 46.

While there was no winner of last night’s EuroMillions jackpot of €67,276,035, the National Lottery have confirmed that next Friday’s jackpot will be a whopping €130 million.

A National Lottery spokesperson said: “Regardless of the draw results for next Tuesday’s (22nd September) €75 million jackpot (est), next Friday’s EuroMillions jackpot will be a guaranteed €130 million. That means that even if Tuesday’s jackpot prize is won, Friday’s jackpot will still be €130 million!

“The EuroMillions community holds a special Mega Draw event a number of times a year and it always creates incredible excitement amongst our players. We would love to see another EuroMillions jackpot winner in Ireland and €130 million would make a potential winner the second biggest lottery winner in Ireland following in the footsteps of last year’s €175 million win in Naul, Co. Dublin.”

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