How to Play the St Patrick's Lottery

All you need to take part in the St Patrick’s Lottery is a computer, smartphone or tablet. It’s exclusively available online and is simple to play. Select six numbers from 1 to 50 and a Joker Ball from 1 to 5, then pay for your entries and sit back and wait for the results. Look through the boxes below for more information on what you need to do.

Selecting your Numbers
Choose Your Numbers

Start off by choosing six numbers from 1 to 50, plus a Joker ball from 1 to 5. The Joker Ball is selected from a separate set of numbers to the main six, so you can pick the same number twice on one line. You can choose your own numbers if you feel there’s a particular set that will be lucky for you, or you may prefer to use a random set. Go to the Number Generator to create a Quick Pick that you can enter straight away. You can enter multiple sets of numbers if you like, boosting your chances of success.

Wait for Results
Purchase Your Entries

Once you have chosen your numbers, select ‘Add To Cart’. You can still edit your selections at this point, but if you’re happy all that is left to do is pay for your entries. The cost of St Patrick’s Lottery is €1.50 per line, and you will need an online account if you haven’t got one already. Registering for an online account takes seconds, then you can choose from a variety of banking options to deposit funds. Purchase your entries and there’s a chance you could win one of the game’s top prizes.

Pay for your entries
Find Out if You’ve Won

After you’ve purchased your entries, you just have to wait for the draw to take place at 19:00 GMT on 17th March. You’ll automatically receive an email if you win a prize, or you can head over to the Results page as soon as the draw has been held. Another option is to use the Number Checker to enter the numbers you have selected - it will analyse the results for you and let you know if you have won, as well as displaying the value of any prizes.

St Patrick’s Lottery Numbers

The results are produced on the night of the draw by a Random Number Generator, so the chances of winning are exactly the same for every possible combination of numbers. It’s up to you how you select your numbers, and you may take inspiration from different places.

It could be that you want to base some of your selections on St Patrick, who lived in the fifth century and who is remembered on 17th March. Another idea might be to choose significant dates from your own life, perhaps using important birthdays or anniversaries to tie in with the theme of celebration that is synonymous with St Patrick’s Day.

If you don’t have a set of numbers in mid, you can go for a Quick Pick to get a random selection. Use the Number Generator to create your Quick Pick, then keep generating until you find a set you want to use.

How to Claim Prizes

It couldn’t be easier to claim your prizes in the St Patrick’s Lottery. First of all, you’ll be sent an email if you win so you’ll always know when there’s a prize waiting in your online account. Just log in to see how much you have won. Most prizes will be paid directly into your account, so you can withdraw the funds or plan your next entry.

If you win the jackpot, you’ll be contacted directly by a member of the customer support team. You’ll be guided through it all so that your identity can be verified and your winnings can be paid straight into your bank account.