Revealed: Where Carlow ranks in luckiest counties to buy a National Lottery scratch card

Guess which county is the luckiest?

Carlow Live Reporter


Carlow Live Reporter


National Lottery lists the luckiest lottery scratch jackpot winning counties?

The National Lottery has compiled a definitive list of Ireland’s luckiest counties when it comes to winning the top prize when playing scratch cards.

Since 2015, there have been a total of 402 winners who have won top tier prizes, which are the maximum cash prizes on a given scratch card game, worth a total of €22,565,000 when playing National Lottery scratch card games.

Dublin is the luckiest county with 102 players claiming top prizes worth over €5.3 million in winnings. Longford is the unluckiest with just one €50,000 winner.

Meanwhile, Carlow ranks sixth from the bottom with eight players scooping €290,000 between them.

Scratch card players in Tipperary came out in a second place with an incredible €1,695,000 in top prizes shared among 20 winners.

Cork came third with €1,580,000 won by 39 individual players while Wexford and Kildare round off the top five with total top prize scratch card wins of €1,415,000 and €1,385,000 respectively.

The National Lottery has launched a new €5 scratch card game ahead of Father’s Day on Sunday, June 16.