HOW IT WORKS
The Irish National Lottery pays in excess of 50% of its funds in prize money. The balance is used to fund projects in Ireland in the areas of health, sport, recreation, arts, culture and national heritage.
The jackpot is never lower than E2,000,000.00 and is frequently worth in excess of E5,000,000.00. It can rise to E10,000,000 or even more!
The draw takes place every Wednesday and Saturday night on national television.
By Matching all of the first six numbers drawn (1 to 45) The jackpot prize is won. The ‘bonus’ number is the seventh number to be drawn.
There are 7 WAYS TO WIN
Match 6 Numbers Total Prize Pool (€) €2,000,000
Match 5 + Bonus Number (guaranteed pool) €25,000
Match 5 Numbers 8.17% of total prize pool
Match 4 + Bonus Number 2.54% of total prize pool
Match 4 Numbers 14.29% of total prize pool
Match 3 + Bonus Number 8.62% of total prize pool
Match 3 Numbers €5
All Prizes are paid out tax-free and in one lump sum