Irish Lotto Results for Saturday 5th March 2016
Last Updated: Monday 7th March 2016, 09:47 am
Saturday evening’s draw saw one lucky Irish Lotto fan scoop an incredible jackpot of €8,244,501. The winning ticket was purchased in Sligo and resulted in the first jackpot win since Saturday 23rd January, ending a run of 11 straight rollovers. Although the identity of the winner is not yet known, it has been reported that the lucky ticket was purchased at the XL Stop & Shop in the town and was part of a €20 Normal Play ticket.
The Irish Lotto results were 2, 8, 16, 24, 33 and 42, with 47 making an appearance as the Bonus Ball. In addition to the jackpot being claimed, it proved a prosperous evening for 33,168 other players as they each secured between €8 for matching three main numbers and €1,016 for matching five main numbers. A further 16,344 players will be hoping for even more good fortune after they each won a €3 scratch card in the Match 2 + Bonus prize tier.
There were no winners of the Lotto Plus 1 and Lotto Plus 2 jackpots, although 138 players did successfully match 0027 as the winning Lotto Plus Raffle number to secure €300 each. For a full breakdown of prizes and results, visit the Irish Lotto Results page.
The jackpot total will now reset ahead of Wednesday’s draw with a guaranteed €2 million on offer, a total that is certain to delight any potential winner. If you’d like to stand a chance of winning this fantastic prize, simply purchase your Irish Lotto tickets online or from any authorised retailer across Ireland. The very best of luck!