€2.6m Irish Lotto winner yet to come forward

DUBLIN – The hunt is on already for the one lucky winner who scooped over €2.5m in Saturday’s Lotto draw.

The winning ticket; worth €2,669,637, was bought on the day of the draw. The anonymous customer paid €4 for their chance at the jackpot.

The ticket was bought in a Centra shop in Clongriffin, Co Dublin. The owner, staff and customers in the shop were very surprised and excited to hear of the win.

Daniel Dodocoa, the manager of the shop where the winning ticket was sold said, “Everybody’s talking about it, but nobody knows who won it. A lot of people are checking their tickets but no winners have come forward yet.”

He added that the staff were “dying” to know who got so close to the winning ticket. “We have no idea when it was sold, there were two different shifts that day. They are all dying to know who sold it all right. The want to know who was that close to it.”

The biggest Lotto prize previously sold in the shop was for €5,000.

The numbers draw on Saturday were 3, 11, 23, 24, 27, 38. The bonus number was 16.

There was no winner of the Lotto Plus1 top prize of €350,00 and there were no winners of the Lotto Plus 2 top prize of €250,000.

Tomorrow’s Lotto draw has an estimated jackpot of €2m.

source: Irish Independent

Published: June 28, 2011

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