Lotto luck in Tipperary as punter picks up €500,000 on Daily Million Plus draw
There is something special in the Tipperary air with the county striking gold again today claiming a €500,000 National Lottery win the same week a Thurles syndicate scooped a mega €17 million EuroMillions Jackpot.
A lucky player in Carrick-on-Suir has emerged as the winner of today’s Daily Million Plus draw, adding to incredible Lottery luck in the County in the last 12 months.
Today’s golden ticket was bought at the Texaco Spar Service Station in John Street, Carrick on Suir.
The county is still basking in excitement after Eason in Thurles shopping Centre sold last Tuesday's mega €17 million EuroMillions jackpot ticket - just eight months after it sold a €7.5 million Lotto winner!
A National Lottery spokesperson said this afternoon that in the last year alone National Lottery winnings in County Tipperary, including EuroMillions, Lotto, Daily Millions and Scratch Cards, is heading towards an incredible €27 million.
“This is tremendous for the County. Tipp is certainly on a golden run at the moment and we are thrilled for all of the winners and the County. We are looking forward to having the winning EuroMillions syndicate from Thurles in our Winner’s room next week to collect their massive €17 million cheque. We now we are advising all players in the County to check their tickets to see if they are the winners of today’s Daily Millions Plus prize.”
The owner of the Texaco Spar in Carrick-on-Suir, Sean Heaphy, said he is stunned and delighted at the win.
"This is unbelievable. This is our biggest National Lottery win to date and there is a great buzz that that word is emerging we sold the €500,000 Daily Millions winner. We have a lot passing traffic as we are on the main Limerick to Water ford road so it could be anybody. But we hope its a local.
The store, which Sean has owned since 2014, employs 25 part-time and full-time staff.