Winning Lotto Ticket Sold in Pueblo
DENVER – One lucky player in Pueblo matched all six numbers in Wednesday's Lotto drawing, hitting the $3.2 million jackpot. King Soopers, located at 3050 W. Northern Ave. in Pueblo, will receive $5,000 for selling the winning ticket. The winning numbers were: 4, 12, 13, 27, 32 and 39.
The winner has 180 days to claim the $3.2 million prize, worth $1.6 million in cash. The probability of winning the Lotto jackpot is 1 in 5,245,786. Overall probability of winning any prize is 1 in 35. Eleven people matched five of six numbers in Wednesday night's drawing, earning a $693 prize. Another 684 people matched four of six numbers to win $41.
Proceeds from the Colorado Lottery's games – Lotto, Cash 5, Scratch, and Powerball - stay in Colorado to improve the quality of life in the state. Now celebrating its 25th year, the Lottery has returned more than $1.9 billion to the state of Colorado since its creation. Through Great Outdoors Colorado, the Conservation Trust Fund and Colorado State Parks, the lottery has provided funding for new trails, precious open space and wildlife protection. Pueblo County has received more than $35 million in proceeds since the Lottery's inception, supporting sports facilities, parks, playgrounds and a variety of other projects.
April 3, 2008