A €5.4 million Lotto ticket was sold in Dublin Airport this week

A €5.4 million Lotto ticket was sold in Dublin Airport this week

A €5.4 million Lotto ticket was sold in Dublin Airport this week

"We are thrilled to be making this a very Merry Christmas indeed for a player or players", he added.

The numbers drawn were 5, 14, 28, 29, 32 and 38.

"It has been a really busy period here with a lot of traffic through the store, and we have no idea who the lucky victor might be". Sales will end when all 200,000 tickets are purchased, or at 1:59 a.m. January 3, whichever comes first, according to a lottery spokesman.

As of earlier today, about 31,339 raffle tickets were still available for purchase, according to the lottery's webpage. That is an average of one jackpot victor each month and between them them the winners have shared over €70 million.

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Apart from the jackpot, there were thousands of winners of amounts from €1,537 for matching five numbers to a €3 scratch card for matching two numbers and the bonus. An estimated €225 million was raised for Good Causes alone in 2017, the equivalent of over €600,000 a day.

There were seven Maxmillions tickets won, worth $1 million each and one was sold in Mississauga!

The huge sum of money is up for grabs after no one scooped Wednesday's top prize.

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