If you want to win the Lotto you’re going to have pay for it, well pay more for it that is.
The price of a two-line ticket with Lotto Plus will increase from €5, to €6 next month.
This is the second increase in the price of playing since it was privatised in 2015.
The National Lottery has stressed that there will be no change in the price of a ticket for the main Lotto draw.
It’s understood that the top prize in Lotto Plus 1 to rise from €500,000 to €1m and more winners are promised as a result.