Television presenter Marty Whelan in 2017. The biggest unclaimed win on the record was for a €4.3 million jackpot, dating back to June 2001. The ticket was sold in Coolock in Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The attorney general has been dragged into a row between the Department of Public Expenditure and the National Lottery over €16 million in unclaimed p(...)

  David Doherty and Craig Shearer two of the 22 members of the Dublin Bus lotto winning syndicate from the Broadstone Depot, which won the €23.8 million EuroMillions jackpot in 2016. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The National Lottery said it is disappointed by the Government’s response to offshore, bet-on-lottery operators and the threat they pose to traditiona(...)

Scenes of joy as a Lottery syndicate from Stakelum’s Hardware store in Thurles collect their €17 million cheque from the National Lottery headquarters. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The National Lottery’s digital strategy appears to be paying off with nearly 10 per cent of ticket sales now being generated online. That equates to (...)

The European Lotto Betting Association has described as “scandalous” comments by the National Lottery.

Lotto betting operators have reacted furiously to being called “parasites” by the National Lottery here. The European Lotto Betting Association (ELBA(...)