A Waterford Lotto player scooped the top prize of €1m in the Lotto Plus 1 draw recently. But this paled in comparison to the Co Kilkenny player, who won the “life-altering prize” of more than €8.5m in the Saturday night’s Lotto jackpot (May 7).
The weekend’s triumphs bring the number of National Lottery millionaires to 18 so far this year. It is also the fourth jackpot win of the year, followed by wins in Mayo, Meath and
a life-changing weekend for not one but two Lotto players
A Lotto spokesperson said: “This truly has been a life-changing weekend for not one but two Lotto players in neighbouring counties who have both now become Ireland’s newest Lotto millionaires.
“We are advising all of our players in Kilkenny and Waterford to check their tickets carefully.”