November 28, 2020
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Nine lucky Kilkenny punters scratch off €575,000 in top card prizes

NINE lucky punters from Kilkenny city and county scooped a total of €575,000 by winning the top prize after trying their luck with National Lottery scratch cards.

Since 2015, there have been a total of 402 winners across the country who have won top tier prizes, which are the maximum cash prizes on a given scratch card game, worth a massive total of €22,565,000 when the scratch card games.

Unsurprisingly given its population, Dublin is the ‘luckiest’ county with 102 players claiming top prizes worth over €5.3 million in winnings.

 

Scratch card players in Tipperary came out in second place with an incredible €1,695,000 in top prizes shared among 20 winners. Cork came third with €1,580,000 won by 39 individual players while Wexford and Kildare round off the top five with total top prize scratch card wins of €1,415,000 and €1,385,000 respectively.

Kilkenny, with total prize money of €575,000, is a toss of the coin when it comes to scratch card wins, coming in 15 highest of all the counties in the country.


Ireland’s Luckiest scratch card counties since 2015

County No. of top prize scratch card wins Total in top tier prizes
Dublin 102 €5,365,000
Tipperary 19 €1,645,000
Cork 38 €1,555,000
Wexford 18 €1,385,000
Kildare 17 €1,385,000
Limerick 20 €1,160,000
Donegal 14 €945,000
Mayo 14 €930,000
Roscommon 6 €845,000
Meath 16 €755,000
Galway 14 €750,000
Westmeath 14 €650,000
Clare 14 €635,000
Louth 16 €605,000
Kilkenny 9 €575,000
Sligo 8 €510,000
Monaghan 8 €495,000
Kerry 7 €400,000
Offaly 7 €430,000
Waterford 7 €310,000
Carlow 8 €290,000
Cavan 6 €220,000
Laois 8 €270,000
Wicklow 7 €260,000
Leitrim 4 €145,000
Longford 1 €50,000
Total 402 €22,565,000

 

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