Nearly fifty percent of EuroMillions and Lotto Jackpot winners from Ireland fly away to The Caribbean after winning.
Today, a new survey disclosed that The Caribbean ranks as a top vacation region for rich Lotto winners.
Nearly fifty percent (47.5%) of jackpot winners for Lotto and EuroMillions head to the sunny islands after becoming wealthy.
It includes the €38.9 million winners of EuroMillions Prize that was sold the previous month in Co Dublin, Malahide. A syndicate consisting of a family claimed it.
As they collected their colossal cheque, they said that they intended to fly to the Maldives or the Bahamas to party.
The study of previous winners of EuroMillions Lotto revealed that Australia ranks second among the most famous vacation regions for lucky players. Nearly 1/3 or 30% prefer it.
It was noted that another 17% of wealthy winners remain near home, reveling in the aftermath glow of winning. They opt for Portugal, Spain, or the Canaries.
Miriam Donohoe, the spokeswoman for National Lottery, stated, ‘It does not matter whether the win is a huge multi-million euro or a win at a lower prize level, the case remains the same always.’
‘A major topic of discussion between winners, their family, and friends when claiming their prizes, is their holiday destination to celebrate. It mainly involves plenty of sun!’
‘It is no wonder that our latest jackpot winners for EuroMillions are thinking of jetting off to the Bahamas since the Caribbean is a big favorite as a dream vacation destination. January is a period when the majority of individuals prepare for their vacations.
Therefore, our players can have big dreams and anticipate becoming big Lotto or EuroMillions winners to facilitate this.’
The EuroMillions Jackpot for Tuesday night has a value of €80 million and the Lotto Jackpot for Wednesday has a rollover amounting to €3million.