The search for the country’s newest millionaire is underway after it was revealed which store sold Thursday’s €1 million winning ticket.
Daily Million coupon purchased on raffle day at Tesco, off the N21, in Newcastlewest, Co Limerick.
Lotto chiefs are urging players to check their tickets because the winner hasn’t come forward yet.
A spokesperson for the company said: “The holder of the winning ticket is advised to sign the back of the ticket and keep it in a safe place.
They should contact the Prize Claims Team at 1800666222 or [email protected] and arrangements will be made for them to claim their prize.
Store Deputy Director Shane Higgins said: “This €1 million award won by one of our customers is truly life-changing.
“Everyone in the shop here in Newcastle West is delighted to sell the winning ticket, knowing she could be one of our loyal customers.
« There’s a great atmosphere in the store as customers check their tickets – it’s all local people talk about. Whoever wins, we wish them every success with their massive win. »
Meanwhile, tonight’s lotto draw will see the grand prize remain limited at a staggering €19,060,800 for the record-breaking ninth time.
Ahead of tonight’s highly anticipated draw, the National Lottery has appealed to players who dream of becoming Ireland’s biggest-ever Lotto jackpot winner to buy their tickets early ahead of Saturday night’s draw.
Lottery tickets can be purchased at the store, through the National Lottery app or at www.lottery.ie Before the 7.45pm deadline for sales this evening.
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