The West was well and truly awake today as it emerged a lucky player in Co. Galway scooped last night’s mega Lotto jackpot worth more than €8.5 million.
The shop that sold the life-changing €8,549,067 Lotto Jackpot winning ticket was Corrib Oil Service Station in The Hill, Loughrea, making it Galway's 93rd Lotto Jackpot win since Lotto launched in 1988. Galway’s total Lotto jackpot prize win now stands at a whopping €146 million.
Corrib Oil Service Station store manager, Pat Halligan, said this morning that Lotto fever has gripped the histroic town as news spread about the thrilling win.
The winning ticket was a Quick Pick, and with a lot of traffic through the shop it could be anyone, Pat said. The shop is part of the Corrib Oil Group with more than 14 stores in Ireland.
Last night’s winning numbers were: 5, 6, 14, 19, 22, 30 and Bonus 24 .