A €2 lotto bet turns into €125k
A County Louth punter has scooped an astonishing jackpot of €125,627 all thanks to their €2 lotto bet.
The amazing piece of luck came about after the €2 bet was split into two parts, a €1 accumulator on five numbers and a €1 treble, both on Saturday night’s Lotto Plus 2 draw.
The €1 accumulator consisted of the five numbers 7, 13, 28, 31 and 42 which, when all drawn, saw the Wee County native bagging the life changing windfall of €125,001.
Their luck didn’t stop there however as their €1 treble on the numbers 13, 28 and 42 also clicked seeing an extra €626 added to their winnings.
As a result of the two miniscule €1 bets they walked away €125,627 better off.
Aoife Heffron, PR Executive for BoyleSports said it was an extraordinary win for the local lotto enthusiast:
‘One lucky Louth punter certainly had their January blues washed away when their two €1 bets on the Lotto Plus 2 draw came up, seeing them instantly win a combined total of €125,627.’
She added: ‘It is undoubtedly a life changing sum, we want to wish them our sincerest congratulations on their windfall and are sure they are going to