Irish Lotto Help & FAQs

Irish Lotto is the national lottery of Ireland which takes place every Wednesday and Saturday at 19:55 GMT/BST (20:55 CET). You can bet on the outcome of the Irish Lotto online with the chance of winning the same prizes, including the jackpot, no matter where you are in the world. Check out the questions about Irish Lotto below or contact us for more information.

How to bet on the Irish Lotto?

All you need to do is navigate to our Irish Lotto page and select six numbers between 1 and 47. You may complete as many entries as you wish, and to finalise your transaction, you will need to click on ‘Add to Cart’. Simple, right?

Is it possible to subscribe to the Irish Lotto?

Yes, we do have the option for you to subscribe to the Irish Lottery. You can choose this option before you finalise your transaction, and your numbers will be submitted for you in every Irish Lotto draw so you will never miss a chance to win. Alternatively, you can check the dedicated Irish Lotto Subscription page to find the best subscription option out of three plans we offer to our customers. Kindly note that you can change your chosen numbers or cancel your subscription at any time.

How do I win in the Irish Lotto?

Irish Lotto offers a total of eight prize tiers with different odds of winning, and the prizes start from matching just 2 main numbers and the bonus ball. To win the jackpot, you need to match all 6 main numbers. In Irish Lotto, a bonus number is also drawn from the remaining 41 numbers, after the 6 numbers are chosen from the total of 47. The prize amounts, including the jackpot, depend on the number of tickets sold. If more than one person wins the jackpot, the amount is split between the winners. Have a look at the Irish Lotto prize table below.

What are the odds of winning in the Irish Lotto?

Irish Lotto has one the best odds of winning a jackpot compared to other lotteries, which is 1 in 10,737,573. The odds of winning any prize is 1 in 29. You can find chances of winning in each prize tiers in the table below:

Irish Lotto
Irish Lotto Subscription
MatchOdds of WinningPrize*
61:10,737,573Jackpot (min. €2 million)
5 + Bonus1:1,789,596€100,000**
4 + Bonus1:17,896€150**
3 + Bonus1:688€25**
2 + Bonus1:72€3

* The amounts shown above have been taken from the official Irish Lotto prize breakdown. prize amounts are calculated in accordance with our Terms and Conditions.
** Prize value may vary significantly depending on the number of winners and the amount accumulated in the prize pool for any given draw.

What are minimum and maximum jackpot amounts in the Irish Lotto?

The minimum Irish Lotto jackpot amount is €2 million, whereas the maximum jackpot is €18.9 million.

What happens if the jackpot is not won?

If a jackpot is not won in a particular Irish Lotto draw, it will continue to roll over, up to a maximum of €18.9 million, until someone wins.

How can I check if I won an Irish Lotto prize?

If you win, we will let you know by sending you an email. However, you can still compare your numbers to the winning numbers which are on our Irish Lotto results page. We make sure that this page is updated after every draw on Wednesday and Saturday night. If you’re not sure which numbers you played, you can find these in your account. To win the Irish Lotto jackpot, you will need to match all six main numbers. Good luck!