Residents in the southside of Cork city are being urged to check their Lottery tickets after a shop in the area sold a winning ticket worth €6.9 million.
The National Lottery confirmed that the winning ticket holder has yet to come forward and claim their prize.
However, on Tuesday the name of the shop that sold the winning ticket will be revealed by Lotto officials.
In light of COVID-19 restrictions, the National Lottery has also advised that members of the public to avoid visiting the store outside of government guidance.
‘With a jackpot win of this amount, it is important that we take some time to inform the winning retailer and of course to give the winning ticketholder the time and space they need to let this amazing win sink in so we will be announcing the winning store in the coming days,’ said a spokesperson for the National Lottery.
‘Last night’s draw produced an incredible 114,000 winners throughout the country including a lucky Dublin winner of the €250,000 Lotto Plus 2 top prize so we are encouraging everybody who played in Saturday’s Lotto game to check their tickets carefully.
‘If you are one of the lucky winners of any of last night’s big prizes, please sign the back of the ticket and contact our prize claims team on 1800 666 222 or email email@example.com, and we will make arrangements for you to collect your prize.’
This lottery win on the outskirts of Cork city will be the sixth win this year, with €67 million being won in Lotto prizes and over €30 million in jackpot prizes alone.
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