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According to its 2017 annual report, over 1.4m people played National Lottery games on a regular basis that year. This represents more than 40% of adults in Ireland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Scratch cards were illegally sold to minors in almost four out of 10 Irish retail outlets, during a survey undertaken to assess compliance. Research (...)

National Lottery technical issue resolved. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

The National Lottery has said it experienced “unforeseen technical issues” on Thursday, which resulted in the unavailability of its online service for(...)

Frances Connolly (52) and Patrick Connolly (54) from Moira, County Armagh. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The Co Down couple who won the €127 million (£115m) EuroMillions jackpot on New Year’s Day said they were “chuffed to bits” at being able to(...)

The winning ticket was sold in Applegreen on Manor Road, Tralee. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The National Lottery has confirmed the €1 million winning ticket for Friday’s Daily Millions Quick Pick draw was sold in Co Kerry. The winning ticke(...)

A 70ft model of Gulliver  on Dollymount strand was among the projects for the Dublin Millennium. Photograph: Jack MacManus

The Republic’s capital celebrated the Dublin Millennium in 1988 even though, according to historians, the city was founded by the Vikings about 841. (...)

Under the terms of its licence the National Lottery is required to pay a minimum of 50 cent in every Euro in prizes. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Almost half a billion euro has been paid out to National Lottery winners so far this year with 23 millionaires created as Dublin and Tipperary proved (...)

The National Lottery’s share of the Irish gaming market is coming under pressure from alternative forms of gaming and “substitute” lotto products.

The National Lottery’s share of the Irish gaming market is coming under pressure from alternative forms of gaming and “substitute” lotto products, acc(...)

 National Lottery: analysis showed the social and economic class breakdown of lotto players was similar to that of the overall population. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The National Lottery’s share of the Irish gaming market is coming under pressure from alternative forms of gaming and “substitute” lotto products, acc(...)

Tara Kelly from Beaumount “wins” €250,000 on the Winning Streak wheel, with the help of Kamal Ibrahim and Marty Whelan, on Culture Night 2017. Photograph: Dave Meehan

An age-old rebuke levelled at national lotteries is that they are a tax on the poor. The criticism is borne out by countless studies showing those on (...)

A man who scooped a €6.6 million Lotto jackpot half an hour after remembering to top-up his online account says he is preparing for a “great Christmas(...)

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