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- Days Played:Wednesday and Saturday
The Odds of Winning Irish Lotto
The odds of winning the Irish Lotto jackpot are 1 in 8,145,060.
As already mentioned, there’s a bonus ball that boosts the second tier prizes. The odds of having 5 correct numbers and a bonus number are 1 in 1.35 million. Third tier prizes are available for players that get 5 correct numbers. The odds of that happening are 1 in 34,808. There are also prizes for 4 correct, 3 correct and 3 correct numbers plus the bonus ball. The overall odds of hitting any Irish Lotto prize are approximately in 25, which is pretty nice.
|Numbers Matched||Prize||Odds of Winning||Estimated Prize Fund|
|6 Numbers||Jackpot||1 in 8,145,060||46.15%|
|5 Numbers + Bonus Ball||€25,000||1 in 1,357,510||2.36%|
|5 Numbers||Varies||1 in 35,724||5.38%|
|4 Numbers + Bonus Ball||Varies||1 in 14,290||1.35%|
|4 Numbers||Varies||1 in 772||8.3%|
|3 Numbers + Bonus Ball||Varies||1 in 579||5.53%|
|3 Numbers||€5||1 in 48||13.28%|