Sunday 25 February 2018

Winner of €9.4m jackpot makes contact with Lotto bosses

General view of the Spar shop on the corner of Talbot street and Amiens Street, Dublin, where the winning Lotto ticket for Saturday night's jackpot Picture: Caroline Quinn
General view of the Spar shop on the corner of Talbot street and Amiens Street, Dublin, where the winning Lotto ticket for Saturday night's jackpot Picture: Caroline Quinn
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

The lucky winner of Saturday's €9.4m jackpot has made contact with Lotto HQ and is making plans to collect their substantial winnings.

According to a spokeswoman for the Lotto the winner is making arrangements to collect their winnings but have said they would prefer to keep their win private.

Ireland's newest millionaire made contact today and Lotto staff went through the procedure for making a claim.

A date has yet to be set for the winners to visit the winner's room in the Abbey Street offices.

Shop manager Ulrika Campbel at the Lotto machine which printed the winning Lotto ticket for Saturday night's jackpot Picture: Caroline Quinn
Shop manager Ulrika Campbel at the Lotto machine which printed the winning Lotto ticket for Saturday night's jackpot Picture: Caroline Quinn

It is not yet known where the winner is from.

The lucky ticket was sold in a Spar shop on Talbot Street in Dublin 1 on the day of the draw.

Due to a busy day in the area with the Kerry v Mayo GAA replay on Saturday staff at the shop have speculated that the winner could be from anywhere in the country.

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