People just seem to be drawn to the Irish Lottery. Maybe it is the legend of the “Luck of the Irish.” It is the legend that makes us pluck a four-leaf clover if we spot one. It is the reason we dress in green and drink green beer in March. So when we hear of the Irish Lottery, we can’t help but want to give it a try. But, what if you don’t live in Ireland? Can you still place a bet? Can you place your bets online or do you have to bet in person? When do they make the draws?
We are going to answer these questions and others for you in this article. We will also explain some other fun and exciting options that you may find more appealing. You can have a lot of fun and possibly win some major cash
The National Irish Lottery
When you play the National Irish Lottery, you buy a ticket in a store that is a national vendor, he Irish Lottery though they have online options.
Choose your own numbers
- Mark a playslip with your six numbers in each panel
Choose Quick Pick Numbers
- Your numbers are randomly selected for you. You mark the “Quick Pick box in the panels on your playslip.
Play in advance
- You can play the National Irish Lotto up to a month in advance. You just mark the Advance play box for how many draws (in advance) you want to play. You can choose two, four, or eight draws. The ticket you will get, will show the number of draws you are in and what dates apply. If you win any of the advance draws you bet on, you claim it in the usual way.
How much is the prize?
The prize for the Irish National Lottery begins at €2 million. If there is no winner, the prize rolls up until there is a winner.
- When are the draws?
The draws are every Wednesday and Saturday at 7.55 pm. You can watch the draws live on RTE’. You can view the results on the results page every Wednesday and Saturday after 9.15 pm.
- Sale closing times
Sales close at 7.45pm precisely until 7.55pm at retail agents and 7.40pm online on draw days.
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If your numbers match, you win.
Matched Numbers Winnings
Match 6 Jackpot – minimum guaranteed €2 million
Match 5 + bonus €100,000
Match 5 €1,5000
Match 4 + bonus €150
Match 4 €50
Match 3 + bonus €20
Match 3 €9
Match 2 €3 Daily Million Quick Pick Plus 2 lines
You can bet on the Irish Lottery at Lottoland in the UK. This means you are not betting on the national game but the results of the national game. It looks the same. It feels the same. It plays the same. When the numbers are chosen, you win the exact same numbers and the same amount. You are playing online with a global industry leader. You are playing online so you can play online when it is best for you. You are being paid by Lottolands own insurance company.
Lottoland is licensed and insured and an industry leader. They are a world record holder from Guinness World Records for the largest online gambling payout in history. You can bet on the Irish Lotto at Lottoland from the UK here.
Lottoland offers the majority of the International Lotteries as well as state lotteries run in the United States. These Lottolandlottos are just like the Irish lotto described above. They play and look like the International Lottos, but players are betting on the results of the games. This is how players can play any lottery regardless of what country or state they live in.
You will find everything there is available to you.
With current technology, Lottoland can give players the personal attention of live dealers if they choose to play this way. Video games are available, but there are a lot of games that allow a customer’s choice. Some of these games can include poker, Blackjack, Baccarat, and Roulette.
For UK football fans they offer a virtual football stadium that is as close to live action as we’ve ever seen.
As you can see, there is a lot to be excited about this month in the world of gambling. Maybe this will be the month things will turn around for you. There is fun to be had and money to be won. You may not be the Irish Lotto winner this time or you just might. You will never know if you don’t play!
Whether you bet on the National Irish Lottery or head over to Lottoland and bet on the results of the lotto, this could be the month your numbers come in. I guess you will have to test yourself and see if you really have the “luck of the Irish”.