A lotta Lotto excitement in Newcastle West


by Bernie English

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GUESSING games are being played in a County Limerick supermarket as to the identity of a newly minted millionaire who won the Daily Million National Lottery last week.

Staff and management at the Tesco store on the Limerick Road in Newcastle West are trying to figure out who sold the Quickpick ticket to the lucky winner last Thursday, the day of the draw.

Deputy Manager Shane Higgins said that the  €1 million prize won by one of the supermarket’s customers was truly life changing.

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“Everybody in the store here in Newcastle West is delighted to have sold the winning ticket, knowing that it could be one of our loyal  customers. There’s a great atmosphere in store with customers checking their tickets – it’s all anyone is talking about locally. Whoever the winner is, we wish them every success with their massive win.”

The National Lottery are urging Daily Million players in Newcastle West area to check their tickets carefully as Ireland’s newest Lotto millionaire has yet to come forward.

The winning ticket holder is advised to sign the back of their ticket and keep it in a safe place. They should contact the prize claims team on 1800 666 222 or [email protected] and arrangements will be made for them to claim their prize.