LOTTERY LAUNCHES GROCERY, GAS AND GAMES GIVEAWAY

DENVER – The Colorado Lottery is teaming with King Soopers and City Market to give shoppers the chance to win a year’s worth of groceries, gas and Lottery tickets. The “Groceries, Gas and Games Mega Giveaway” kicks off June 1st and includes weekly drawings for grocery certificates, gas certificates and certificates for tickets for Mega Millions, the Lottery’s newest Jackpot game.

To enter the contest, King Soopers and City Market customers must purchase a Mega Millions ticket with Megaplier option (a $2 purchase) and scan their Sooper Card at customer service or the fuel center. Drawings will be held June 7th, June 14th, June 21st and June 30th for the following prizes:
• Five $50 grocery certificates
• Five $50 gas certificates
• Five $50 Mega Millions certificates

A grand prize drawing will be held July 1st. One winner will receive 52 - $100 King Soopers/City Market Grocery certificates, 52 - $50 Fuel Center Gas certificates and 52 - $50 certificates good for any Colorado Lottery Jackpot game. The grand prize has an estimated value of $10,400. For more information, visit www.coloradolottery.com, www.kingsoopers.comor www.citymarket.com

Proceeds from the Colorado Lottery’s games – Mega Millions, MatchPlay, Cash 5, Scratch, Lotto and Powerball - stay in Colorado to improve the quality of life in the state. The Lottery has returned more than $2.2 billion to the state since it was established in 1983. 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.

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

June 1, 2010
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