Lottery and scratch cards are popular with shoppers worldwide. They are always available at our local newsagents and are a great way to have a flutter in a simple and affordable manner. Most of us when buying something at our local news outlet cannot resist the chance to win instant cash with a single scratch and always grab a shiny scratchie ticket.

The thrill and excitement of scratching away to reveal instant cash is one we all know. Nowadays it is possible to enjoy lotto and scratch cards from the anywhere in the world with online lottery tickets becoming the first choice for many. With online lotto it is now possible to participate in any draw in the world with a simple click of a button.  It is now possible to play some of the biggest lottery jackpots like the American Powerball and Mega Millions that have jackpots that reach into the hundreds of millions of pounds.

If you prefer the EuroMillions which also can rollover to millions of Euros, there are many online options like which open up the global lotteries for all to play. With just a couple of clicks you are able to put yourself in line to win these mind blowing jackpots.

It seems that there are always stories of ordinary people winning life changing amounts when they least expect it.

The latest story comes out of Kildare Ireland where a lucky Lotto Plus ticket was sold which rewarded the mysterious winner with £250,000. What makes this story more interesting is the fact that the particular Malone’s newsagents store seems to have some lucky Irish luck as only three months ago the same newsagent sold a winning €5.7 million Lotto jackpot ticket to a local woman Giustina Macari.

Believe it or not this is not the end as only last week Monday a winning €2000 scratch ticket was won and on Wednesday another lucky winner won €500 on a scratchie.

Online scratch cards are a user-friendly alternative to traditional tickets you would buy at your newsagent. With an internet scratchcard you can play and win whenever you decide, 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. All you need is an internet connection and the world of online scratchies is available to you.

What is most popular these days are mobile scratchies which really makes playing them as easy as dialing your mate. Whether you use a iOS device(IPad, IPhone, IPod) or Android you are now able to enjoy mobile casino apps directly to your smartphone and tablet devices.

The current winner of the €250,000 from Saturday Night’s draw has yet to claim the prize but understandably there is great excitement and buzz around the identity of the latest lottery winner.

According to shop owner Mr Hennessy people all over are claiming that Kildare is the luckiest town in the county for those looking to win the Lottery and scratch cards and are all asking the question, ”Who will be next?”