An Irish Lotto player got richer this evening after winning the €250,000 Lotto Plus Two Grand Prize.
The lucky gambler managed to match the number 09, 11, 14, 15, 25 and 36 To take the life-changing amount home.
The winning ticket has been sold online.
There was no winner of the main lottery drawing.
For the 54th consecutive draw, the first prize was on hand as it was set at €19.06 million.
But the grand prize will run until Christmas weekend as it was not won on Wednesday.
Other winning lotto numbers were:
Main Lotto Draw – 02, 05, 13, 22, 36, 43 with a bonus of 03
Lotto Plus One withdrawal – 01, 03, 16, 21, 22 and 29 with a bonus of 27
Lotto lottery ticket was 3869.
The grand prize winning ticket was sold out at the Corrib Oil Shop in Castlerea.
The main draw winning numbers were 12, 17, 21, 34, 38 with the lucky stars at 02, 03.
Lucky store manager Keith Gallagher said winning would be even more fun a few days before Christmas.
« We’re certainly happy, » he told Midwest Radio. « It couldn’t have happened at a better time of year with Christmas approaching. »
But he explained that the first prize winner may not be a local: « We get a lot of traffic but whoever gets it, we just hope they need it. »
Finally, Mr. Gallagher revealed that this isn’t the first time the lucky shop has sold a golden ticket.
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