Dublin EuroMillions Player Strikes Gold with €500,000 Win
A EuroMillions player in Dublin had a weekend to remember after winning the top prize of €500,000 in the EuroMillions Plus draw recently. This lucky win marks the first EuroMillions Plus win of 2024 and has set a joyful tone for the year in the Dublin area.
The fortunate ticket was purchased as a Normal Play ticket on Wednesday, 3rd January, at the Circle K service station on Beaumont Road in Dublin 9. The winning numbers for the Friday 5th January draw were 05, 22, 34, 37, and 47. The National Lottery is urging EuroMillions players in Dublin to carefully check their tickets, as one player now holds a ticket worth a staggering half a million euros..
A Week of Wins in Dublin
This win is part of a series of fortunate events for Dublin players. Earlier in the week, a player in Perrystown won the top prize of €1 Million in the Millionaire Raffle draw, and in Wednesday’s Lotto draw, a Fortunestown player matched five numbers and the bonus, winning €209,699. The National Lottery spokesperson commented on this winning streak, emphasizing the need for Dublin EuroMillions players to check their tickets, especially those purchased in the Beaumont area.
Despite the excitement of multiple wins, the €53,860,693 EuroMillions Jackpot remains unclaimed. The Jackpot is now expected to roll towards an estimated €65 Million for Tuesday’s draw.
National Lottery’s Contribution to Good Causes
Nearly 30 cents of every euro spent on National Lottery games is reinvested in Good Causes across Ireland, focusing on sport, youth, health, welfare, education, arts, heritage, and the Irish Language. Since its establishment 36 years ago, the National Lottery has raised more than €6 Billion for these causes. In 2022 alone, €259.5 Million was raised for local Good Causes in communities across Ireland.
Our Comment on the Article
The recent wins in Dublin, culminating in the €500,000 EuroMillions Plus prize, highlight the excitement and hope that lottery games bring to players. These wins not only change lives but also contribute significantly to the community through the National Lottery’s support of Good Causes.
The continuous rollover of the EuroMillions Jackpot adds to the anticipation and dreams of players across Ireland. This series of wins in Dublin serves as a reminder of the joy and potential life-changing impact of participating in the National Lottery.