Christmas Millionaire Raffle Joy For Cork Punter

Christmas Millionaire Raffle Joy For Cork Punter

A player from Cork has enjoyed the perfect start to 2017 after landing the top prize in the Christmas Millionaire Raffle. The annual draw was held on New Year’s Eve and there were 3,176 prizes given away to lucky ticket holders in the latest edition.

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One lucky participant was guaranteed to grab the top prize of €1 million, and the ticket number 179740 was randomly drawn as the winner. It has been revealed that the all-important ticket was purchased at the Topaz Service Station on Lower Tivoli Road in Cork on 21st December. The Christmas Millionaire Raffle winner has yet to come forward, but has 90 days from the date of the draw to claim the prize.

The second prize was worth €250,000, and was snapped up by a player who matched the number 435295. The ticket was bought at American House on Main Street, Bundoran in Co Donegal, on the day of the draw.

There were also four prizes of €100,000, two of which were won by players who bought their tickets in Dublin and the others by players from Athlone in Co Westmeath and Listowel in Co Kerry.  The remaining prizes ranged between €500 and €10,000, and you can see all the winning codes at the Christmas Millionaire Raffle Results page.

As the winners begin to come forward and look ahead to a wonderful year in 2017, Irish lottery fans can continue to take part in great games without having to wait 12 months for the next raffle. An Irish player pocketed €379,410 in Friday’s EuroMillions draw and there is a fantastic jackpot of €25 million up for grabs tonight, while the top prize in Irish Lotto stands at €3 million. Tickets can be bought online or from authorised retailers. Good luck!

3rd January 2017