A shrewd Dublin punter found the sweetest weekend boost when a small flutter on the Lotto turned into a hefty payout thanks to a lucky run of numbers.
The customer placed the modest €0.75 accumulator in a BoyleSports shop in the capital on Saturday and picked numbers 8, 11, 20 and 27 all to be drawn in the Lotto Plus 2 draw later in the evening.
The wager was facing chances of 7,500/1 against all four numbers landing
The odds tumbled once the draw was in full swing, with all four rolling out within the main six drawn.
Within minutes, the customer’s betslip had rocketed up in value to a stunning €5,625.75.
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