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Wednesday, 7th April 2021

Local woman wins €30k in National Lottery Honeypot game

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A woman from County Louth could not believe her luck when she won €30,000 having played the €3 online Honeypot game. 

“I was in total shock when I saw the €30,000 on the screen” the woman said. “I play the game about once a week and usually win small amounts, here and there.

“When I saw the top prize flash up, I was in total disbelief – it definitely is the most I’ve ever won playing online!

“It seems that bit more real now since receiving my cheque but I haven’t told anyone just yet – it’s a tough secret to keep,” she said.

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The online player is looking forward to putting her winnings to good use now: 

“Well we can’t go on holidays or anything like that at the moment with Covid so home refurbishments will take centre stage. There are a few bits that I’ve been wanting to do for a while around the house so I’m delighted to get those started and to treat the family to a few nice things as well - it’s certainly a good time for a win.”

The Louth woman was one of two players to win big yesterday, the other winner was a woman living in County Donegal who won the top prize of €75,000 playing the €5 Digital All Cash Platinum game

Meanwhile, tonight’s Lotto jackpot is rolling towards an estimated €11.5 million. The National Lottery is urging players to buy their tickets early and to follow the social distancing measures in place while doing so.

Tickets can be purchased in-store, in-app or on until the deadline at 7.45pm tonight.

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