Donegal man dreams of winning big on Winning Streak TV gameshow

Staff Reporter


Staff Reporter


Donegal man dreams of winning big on Winning Streak TV gameshow

A Letterkenny man is hoping to be on a winning streak this weekend as he appears on the National Lottery TV gameshow, this Saturday, November 17 on RTÉ One.

Christopher Chambers was visiting friends last Saturday night when his wife Michelle excitedly burst through the door to tell him that he had been called out to appear on Winning Streak this weekend.

The pair were with enjoying a quiet evening in with friends, Mary and Willie Kee in Letterkenny but news of their Winning Streak appearance turned it into a memorable night of celebrations. 

First Anniversary

Christopher may be celebrating his Winning Streak appearance this Saturday but the most important event this weekend is his first wedding anniversary on Friday. Christopher met Michelle over 5 years ago and they are looking forward to marking their anniversary with a memorable trip to the Winning Streak studios at the weekend.

Christopher has worked for Aurivo (Donegal Creameries) for the past five years and has been inundated with messages of support from colleagues, neighbours and friends since his name was called out on the show.

The Donegal man will be joined in RTÉ by his daughter Stacey (9), his parents Margaret and John, his two brothers, Andrea and Barry and his two sisters Margo and Mary.

Message to Santa

Christopher has no real for his plans for his winnings as of yet but he will be in touch with Santa to make sure that his daughter Stacey has an extra special birthday and Christmas as she turns 10 on Christmas Eve.

The enhanced National Lottery game show, co-presented by Ireland’s ‘Greatest Show Duo’ Marty Whelan and Sinead Kennedy, will feature some perennial favorite games as well but also brand new games including Play or Pay, Roll for Riches, WinFall and Electric Dream – where one player will win an electric car worth €25,000.

Massive Price

As ever one of the lucky five players will get the chance to spin the wheel and win up to €500,000. But this series a €100,000 segment will be added to the iconic Grand Prize Wheel every show if less than that was won in the previous show, improving players chances to win a massive prize. Winning Streak will air on RTÉ One at 8:15pm on Saturday, September 22.

A brand new-look Winning Streak scratch card is available in the 5,900 National Lottery retailers all over the country, where as well as the chance to appear on the Winning Streak TV game show if you  get three stars, players will also be in with a chance to win some great cash prizes up to €5,000. The odds for those who purchase a Winning Streak to win is 1 in 1.76 to win a cash or three star prize.  Players can also send their scratch card stubs into the National Lottery where each week, on the show, a player will be drawn as the winner of a Luxury Cruise for two valued at €5,000.