Mayo syndicate claim lotto jackpot of almost €4m
LAST Saturday's massive lotto jackpot of €3,919,939 has been claimed by a syndicate of work colleagues from Co. Mayo, it has been confirmed.
Today a spokesperson for the syndicate, who are choosing to remain anonymous, said: “It couldn’t have happened at a better time. Everyone is delighted.”
The lucky winners bought their ticket last Thursday in An Post, King Street in Ballina, Co. Mayo.
It is the first time a Lotto jackpot winning ticket has been sold in An Post, Ballina.
Since Lotto began in 1988, over €104m has been paid out to Co. Mayo players.
The biggest Lotto jackpot win in Mayo was in May 2009 when the Mc Intyre family from Belmullet won €11m.