Irish Lotto Plus 1 and 2 are two exciting, supplementary games, that can be played in addition to the primary Irish Lotto jackpot.
Numbers are drawn every Wednesday and Saturday at around 8 PM in the night.
To play Lotto Plus games, all you have to do is pay an extra 50p in addition to the £2 from the main Irish Lotto jackpot.
Prizes for Lotto Plus 1 and 2
The highest prize for the Lotto Plus 1 jackpot is €500,000 and for the Lotto Plus 2 jackpot it is €250,000.
Lotto Plus Raffle
When you play Lotto Plus 1 and 2, you automatically get enrolled for the Lotto Plus Raffle draw where you can win €300.
A four-digital Lotto Plus Raffle code is automatically generated once you check the Lotto Plus option on your Irish Lotto ticket. The code can be any number between 0000 to 9999.
If the four-digital raffle code drawn, matches your raffle number, you will win €300.
Here’s a quick glimpse of an example of a Lotto Plus Raffle code:
Lotto Plus – How to play?
Playing Lotto Plus is extremely easy.
You do not need to pick new numbers for Lotto Plus 1 and 2 games. You can enter the same numbers you picked for the main Irish Lotto jackpot.
Winning an Irish Lotto Plus Game – Important Tips and Tricks
If it’s your first chance at the Lotto Plus games, here’s a list of useful tips and tricks that you can use to hit the jackpot:
1. Low-High Irish Lotto Plus Numbers
In the 47-number game, there are two halves i.e. the lower half (1-23) and the higher half (24-47). The chances of all low and high numbers being drawn is less than 1%. Therefore, it is a great idea to pick a mix of 2 low 4 high, 4 low 2 high, 3 low 3 high. The chances of these combinations being drawn is more than 80%.
2. Even-Odd Numbers Irish Lotto Plus Numbers
It’s a smart strategy to pick an equal mix of odd and even numbers. The chances of all even or all odd numbers being drawn is less than 1%. The perfect amalgamation would be 2 even 4 odd, 4 even 2 odd, 3 even 3 odd. The stakes of these three combinations being drawn is higher than 82%.
3. Balanced Irish Lotto Plus Number Combination
When you pick the 6 numbers for the Irish Lotto games, add them and ensure that the sum of the 6 numbers falls between 100 and 158. The chances of 6 numbers, adding to form a number between 100-158 being picked is more than 70%.
Irish Lotto Plus Game – Combinations to Avoid
If you want your numbers to change your destiny, here’s a list of combinations that you must avoid:
1. Any 6 random consecutive numbers (10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15)
2. The popular Lotto combination (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
3. Patterns or sequences (3, 13, 33, 43, 53, 63)
4. Multiples of any number (5, 10, 15, 25, 30, 35)
Track the trends and play smart to turn your wheel of fortune the right way.