How to Place a Lottery Bet on Our Automated Betting Machines in Kilbeggan and Ballivor 


Have you heard about our fully automated betting terminals? If the answer is yes, you might be wondering how to place a bet on them in our shops in Kilbeggan and Ballivor. If you didn’t know, we are also the world’s first fully automated bookmakers. If you’re used to betting in a manned shop, our way of doing things doesn’t have to be daunting! 

Here is our step by step guide to placing a bet on the Irish Lottery.

Coins and Notes

If you’re using coins, use the coin hopper on the lower left side of the machine and if you’re using notes, they can be fed into the note acceptance area on the lower right hand side of the machine. Look for your balance which will be displayed on the top right hand side of the touch screen.

Using a Free Bet Voucher 

If you have a free bet voucher code, getting started is easy; when you’re at your betting terminal with the home screen displayed, look for the gift box icon in the top right of the screen and touch it to enter your free bet code, then tap the ‘claim your free bet’ button.  If the code you’ve entered is successful, a ‘voucher has been added to this terminal’ message will appear with the amount displayed in the top right corner. Redeem your free bet by going ahead and placing a bet and touching the displayed yellow gift box icon to add your gift balance to the betting slip.

Choosing Your Bet

From the home page on the betting terminal, you will see a list of popular betting options along the top of the screen and on the left side dropdown menu. Select the ‘lotto’ option which will bring you to the next screen and prompt you to pick which draw type you would like to place a bet on, you could choose the ‘Irish lottery’ for example. 

The following page will allow you to pick an upcoming lottery draw date and how many draws you would like to enter on that date. Select as many boxes as you want by tapping the draw boxes to highlight them in blue. If you would like to include the bonus ball in your bet, toggle the ‘include bonus ball’ button on the right hand side of the screen. 

Next, you will be asked how many balls you would like to include in your bet, these boxes will also display the current odds for the ball selections. Pick the number of balls that you would like, then click the ‘add to bet slip’ button on the lower right corner of the screen. 

Placing Your Bet 

When you’ve made all of the possible selections, they will appear on the top right side of the screen in the form of a virtual betting slip. 

Tip – Now is a good time to double check your selections and make sure they are correct before you proceed!

Choosing Your Stake 

When you’re happy with your bet, it’s time to enter your stake by using the number selection pop up box which will add the amount from your current onscreen balance. Next, touch the ‘place bet’ button to place your bet. A ‘bet placed successfully’ box will appear when your bet has been placed correctly. 

All you need to do now is grab your ticket and wait for the result!

We hope this guide has helped you with placing a lottery bet. Always remember to gamble responsibly. If you would like more tips and advice on our machines or the world of betting, visit our blog here or keep up to date with our latest news across our social media channels. 

Our fully automated shops are open from 7am – 10pm in Kilbeggan, Co. Westmeath and Ballivor, Co. Meath. 

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