WINNING LOTTO TICKET SOLD IN DENVER

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WINNING LOTTO TICKET SOLD IN DENVER

DENVER – One ticket sold in Denver matched all six numbers in the Nov. 25th Lotto drawing, winning a $3.7 million jackpot. The lucky ticket was purchased at King Soopers, 18605 Green Valley Ranch Blvd., Denver. The store will receive $5,000 for selling the winning ticket. The winning numbers were: 8-13-17-21-34-40.

The ticket holder, who has not yet come forward to claim the jackpot, has until May 24, 2010 to collect the prize. The ticket is worth $1.85 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. Sixteen people matched five of six numbers in Saturday night’s drawing, earning a $497 prize. Another 682 people matched four of six numbers to win $43.  The Colorado Lottery has created more than 370 millionaires since it began selling tickets in 1983.

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. The Lottery has returned $2 billion to the state of Colorado since its creation 26 years ago. 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. Denver County has received nearly $124 million since the Lottery was established.

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MEDIA CONTACT:  
Erika Gonzalez
PHONE 303.759.6872  | CELL 303.945.9724
erika.gonzalez@lottery.state.co.us

 

November 30, 2009
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