May 13, 2024 2 min read


Irish National Lottery Ticket Hits $4.1M Jackpot

For context, the winning numbers in the drawing on May 11 were 08, 16, 24, 27, 28 and 42

The Irish National Lottery announced that a player from Dublin has won the €3,796,062 jackpot (approximately $4.1 million). Lottery officials and the lottery’s official website urged players from the Irish capital to check their tickets and compare the winning numbers with Saturday’s drawing.

Sarah Orr, a spokesperson for the lottery, noted that the winner is likely to be in shock. She advised the lucky player to sign the back of their ticket and keep it safe. In addition, players should contact lottery officials.

They [the winner] should then contact our prize claims team who will make arrangements for the winner to visit Lotto HQ to collect their jackpot prize.

Sarah Orr, Irish National Lottery spokesperson

The winner can contact the lottery on 1800 666 222 or email [email protected].

For context, the winning numbers in the drawing on May 11 were 08, 16, 24, 27, 28 and 42. The bonus number stood at 30. The ticket that matched all winning numbers marks the fourth lottery jackpot for 2024. Previous prizes were won by players in Dublin, Louth and Limerick.

In addition to the lucky jackpot winner, over 81,000 players across Ireland won various prizes on Saturday.

The National Lottery noted that it will announce the store where the winning ticket was bought tomorrow.

The Most Recent Lottery Winners in the USA

In the USA, on the other hand, no one managed to hit the million Mega Millions jackpot. The 1 in 302,575,350 odds once again proved too low despite the fact that the game is being played in 45 states and the District of Columbia. The next drawing is set to take place on May 14 and will provide players with a shot at a $363 million jackpot with a lump sum value of $166.9 million.

While no lottery player in America was lucky enough to turn their Mega Millions ticket into a multi-million payday, a player from Florida just won a life-changing $4.25 million jackpot after matching all six Florida Lottery numbers.

A man from South Boston, on the other hand, won a staggering $500,000 playing the Magnificent 7s scratch game.

On May 5, the MGM National Harbor casino awarded a $1.3 million jackpot to a lucky Ultimate Texas Hold’em player. Alex Alvarado, the casino’s VP of casino operations, congratulated the winner, saying that he was happy that a local had won one of MGM National Harbor’s many jackpots.


Although Fiona doesn't have a long-spanning background within the gambling industry, she is an incredibly skilled journalist who has built a strong interest in the constantly growing iGaming network. The team at is glad to have her on our roster to help deliver the best stories as soon as they hit. Aside from writing, she loves to dabble in online casino games such as slots and roulette, both for her own enjoyment and also as research to better improve her understanding of the industry.

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