Christmas has come early for a Lotto player in Limerick after their numbers came up in Wednesday's drawing.
National Lottery has confirmed that it was a winner of the jackpot of € 2,775,644 and that the winning ticket was sold in County Limerick.
Congratulations to a player in Co. #Limerick who will rockin around the Christmas tree! A ticket sold in the county has matched all 6 numbers drawn on tonight #Lotto scooping a cool € 2,775,644 Jackpot! . Players can check their tickets in the app or at https://t.co/YZLwqbZ2DF pic.twitter.com/2e5PknOirC
– The Irish National Lottery (@ National Lottery)
December 19, 2018
It is expected that further details of where and when the ticket was bought will be revealed on Thursday morning when the dealer has been informed of the success.
A spokesman for the national lottery revealed the holder of the winning ticket is the ninth Lotto millionaire since changes were introduced to the games on September 1.
For the record, the winning numbers were in Tuesday's draw 1, 5, 19, 24, 27 and 42. The bonus number was 44.
There were no winners in Lotto Plus 1 and Lotto Plus 2 drawings.