The grand Irish Lotto is Ireland’s most loved lottery since the year 1988. It is Ireland’s national lottery and is highly popular throughout the country. More than two-thirds of the Irish adults try the luck at the Irish Lotto every week.
The Irish lottery is also tremendous support to several charitable institutes across Ireland, with over €4.5 million donated to numerous health, sports, citizen welfare, old-age and youth programs. This is another remarkable reason why people are so fond of the Irish Lotto.
Irish Lotto – What makes it unique?
If you love challenging your destiny, then Irish Lotto is the perfect bet for you!
Every week, on Wednesday and Saturday night, you can try your luck at the Irish Lotto. If you want to bet, you can start with £2 and who knows, you might end up winning surprising prize money with brilliant overall odds of 1 in 29 for winning any prize.
The winning odds of Irish Lotto is better than all the other 6/49 Irish lotteries, and the chances of winning are also 76% more than that of the British Lotto. All thanks to the reduced number pool of the game.
Also, if you are someone who does not get satisfied with a single win, you can play Lotto Plus 1 and Plus 2 to try your fluke at two more jackpots for just 50p more.
Picking the lucky numbers at the Irish Lotto
Well, it’s as simple as you did not think it would be!
If you are taking part in the Irish Lotto, you have to pick six random numbers between 1 and 47. If you do not wish to choose you numbers, you can leverage the QuickPick (Quick+1) option to select the random numbers for you.
The same numbers selected can be used to bet on the Lotto Plus 1 and 2.
Irish Lotto Jackpot – How much can you win?
The primary jackpot comes with minimum prize money of £1.4 million. The highest prize in case of Lotto Plus 1 is £360k while that in case of Lotto Plus 2 is £180k.
Your stakes of winning the Irish Lotto main jackpot is much higher as compared to the other lotteries, i.e. 1 in 10.7 million. Similarly, for Lotto Plus 1 and Lotto Plus 2, the odds of grabbing the prizes are same.
If the gods of luck favour you, at just £2.50 (£2 for the primary game and 50p for Lotto Plus) you can ring in your chance to win three jackpots, one after the other.
Claiming your winning amount
If you are a lucky winner of an Irish Lotto jackpot, you will be notified via email. However, if the prize money is greater £10,000, you will be notified via a phone call and congratulated for your win.
You have 12 weeks from the date of winning to claim your jackpot amount. Also, the entire winning sum is tax-free!
So, what are you waiting for?
All it takes, is you need is a couple of pounds to make your dreams come true!