How to Play Irish Lotto

Let’s explore the specifics of how to play the Irish Lotto and boost your chances of winning a substantial prize!

Choose your numbers

In the Irish Lotto, players must select six numbers from 1 to 47. In the draw, there is an extra ball called Bonus Ball which boosts the winnings of players who have matched two, three, four and five main numbers.

Prize tiers and odds of winning

There are 8 different prize tiers, with prizes going from 3 euros cash or Daily Million Quick Pick up to the Jackpot, which minimum amount is 2 million euros, for matching six numbers. All prize tiers offer variable prizes payouts depending on the funding for that particular draw. The chance of winning the jackpot is 1 in 10,737,573 million. See the odds of winning and prize payout for each of the 8 available prize tiers here.

Irish Lotto Players can also boost the odds by adding Lotto Plus to the ticket for an extra euro. Learn more about Lotto Plus 1, Plus 2 and Plus Raffle here.

Purchase your tickets

Tickets for Irish Lotto can be purchased from authorised retailers across the Republic of Ireland or online. It costs 2 euros per line, with a minimum cost of entry into the draw of 4 euros, so you will have to play a minimum of 2 lines (4 euros) to participate.

Draws take place at around 19:55 every Wednesday and Saturday. This website publishes the results shortly after the draw takes places.

Irish Lotto Jackpot
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Irish Lotto Jackpot
€5.2M
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