Ireland One Irish punter has won over €250,000 in tonight's Euromillions draw

11:01  20 may  2017
11:01  20 may  2017 Source:   MSN

Lucky punter turns 25c into €8k with 'freak' EuroMillions bet

  Lucky punter turns 25c into €8k with 'freak' EuroMillions bet A punter who placed a 25 cent stake with a bookmaker is now over €8,000 richer thanks to EuroMillions. The person, who wishes to remain anonymous, bet 25 cent on four numbers - 8, 12, 16 and 22. Defying odds of 33,000/1, they secured a return of €8,250.25 in Tuesday's draw. The bet was placed with Boylesports and a spokeswoman said the win shows that you "don't have to break the bank to win big." Earlier this week five separate winners collected almost €900,000 in EuroMillions prizes.A delighted family from Co Carlow were the biggest winners as they scooped an incredible €500,000.

While they were just one number away from millions , the lucky Irish punter will get their hands on €269,554 to make up for it. EuromillionsLotto ticket hoarder scoops €500, 000 EuroMillions Plus top prize. The Meath lady is also looking forward to tonight ' s €110m EuroMillions draw .

One lucky Irish punter became a lot richer on Tuesday night after winning €500, 000 . The Euromillions jackpot will now roll on to the next draw on Friday. LaoisLaois mum found out she had won € 250 , 000 while prepping Easter Sunday dinner.

A file photo of the Euromillions website showing the Irish Prize Breakdown. © PA A file photo of the Euromillions website showing the Irish Prize Breakdown. The Euromillions' jackpot of €109 million rolls on for another day but there was one big Irish winner.

Seven people across Europe managed to match five numbers as well as getting one star, including one Irish player.

While they were just one number away from millions, the lucky Irish punter will get their hands on €269,554 to make up for it.

Another Irish player will be jumping for joy as well this evening after scooping €25,113 for matching 5 numbers.

The next best winners in Ireland was 51 people who matched four numbers and got one star giving them €91.

The winning numbers were: 9, 11, 12, 19, 30 and Lucky Stars 4 and 9.

As for the Ireland only draw there was no winner of the €500,000 although 74 players did get their hands on €2,000.

As for the National Lottery's Daily Millions there was no winner of the prize.  

Boy, 12, rescued after falling 15 feet off Irish cliff .
It is understood he suffered head and leg injuries in the fall .Coleraine Coastguard Rescue Team said the incident "demonstrates again the need for caution near cliff edges and slopes.

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