Irish National lotto is rapidly becoming one of the most popular lotteries. The jackpots may not be reaching the heights of US Powerball or Mega Millions, but it has definitely concreted its place in lottery land with winnings into the millions.

Being one of the lesser-known international lotteries we thought we’d take some time to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about Irish National Lotto.

How is Irish National Lotto played?

It’s easy! Just select a combination of 6 numbers out of a possible 47, and if you match all 6 you win the jackpot. Irish National Lotto is drawn twice a week, Thursdays and Sundays (AEST). When you purchase an entry in the Lottery Office Irish Lotto draw, we purchase a matching ticket in the Irish National Lottery. We pay you the exact same amount of any winnings we collect on the Irish ticket.

How many divisions are there in Irish lotto?

There are 7 winning divisions in Irish lotto, starting at division 7 where you’ll need 3 numbers to win.

Do I have to be Irish to win Irish National lotto?

Not with the Lottery Office, you can play our own Irish Lotto from the comfort of your own home all you need is an internet connection!

What is the biggest jackpot ever won?

The biggest Irish National Lotto jackpot reached a mind-blowing AUD$30 million and changed the lives of 16 lucky concrete plant workers when their syndicate took out this massive jackpot back in 2008. This remains the largest jackpot prize ever won in Irish Lotto.

Is there a minimum jackpot?

Yes, Irish Lotto has a minimum jackpot of AUD$3 million. Not a bad place to start!

How do I get my money if I win?

If you purchase our ticket through the Lottery Office and win, we pay the same amount of money to you that we win with the matching National Lottery ticket.

Does Irish lottery donate to charity?

Yes, Irish Lottery has a social conscience and regularly donates to charity. Irish lottery raises approximately AUD $6.5 million for charity every week.

We set up The Lottery Office Charitable and Community Benefits Fund to give a percentage of our sales to charity, making sure that everyday aussies get a slice of the pie.

Can I remain anonymous if I win your Irish lotto?

Yes, if you purchase a ticket through the Lottery Office and win, you can choose to remain anonymous.

Don’t forget that if you purchase an entry in our Irish Lotto draw and we’ll purchase a matching ticket in the Irish National Lottery. It’s time to find that pot of gold at the end of your rainbow!