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Lotto fever grips Carlow and Kilkenny as record jackpot on offer

The Jackpot is €19,060,800.

There’s another chance tonight for Carlow’s record lotto win to be surpassed as lotto fever is gripping the nation.

The Jackpot is €19,060,800.

It won’t go any higher now until it’s won as it’s already higher than the previous high point when the Dan Morrissey Quarry Syndicate picked up 18-point-96 million in 2008.

Kilkennyman Fran Whearty from the National Lottery offices says everyone loved about the massive Dan Morrissey syndicate win – because it was a 16-person group sharing the big prize…

“Why that story resonates so well with everybody is because its a work syndicate and you’ve some many good stories. You have 18 families whose life is changing for the better as well.”