COLORADO LOTTERY DRAWS MORE WINNERS IN THIRD BONUS MILLIONAIRE RAFFLE BONUS DRAWING

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COLORADO LOTTERY DRAWS MORE WINNERS IN
THIRD BONUS MILLIONAIRE RAFFLE BONUS DRAWING

Ten winners were drawn to win $2,000 each

DENVER, May 31, 2011 – Ten lucky winners were randomly drawn in the Colorado Lottery’s Bonus Millionaire Raffle third ‘Bonus’ drawing held Sunday. Bonus Millionaire Raffle tickets purchased between May 15 and May 28 were eligible for the drawing that awarded 10 winners with $2,000 each.

The May 29 Bonus drawing winning ticket numbers are:
065336  
068781  
071706  
073266  
079206  
081339  
081564  
082439  
085498  
086367  

Bonus Millionaire Raffle is similar to the Lottery’s first raffle, Millionaire Raffle, in that it offers limited ticket sales and the best odds for players to win $1 million, but the new game gives players the added excitement of Bonus drawings. The next and last Bonus drawing will be held on Sunday, June 12. Tickets purchased from Sunday, May 29 through Saturday, June 11 will be eligible for the June 12 drawing. All tickets entered into the Bonus drawings (including winning tickets) will be eligible for the final Millionaire Raffle drawing on July 1.

There are still unclaimed winning tickets worth $2,000 each from the first two Bonus drawings. The unclaimed winning ticket numbers from the May 1 and May 15 Bonus drawings are:
000134
009955
014926
016292
043183
043795
046003

Bonus Millionaire Raffle is a typical raffle-type draw game – tickets contain a unique six-digit number (players cannot select their own numbers). Only 280,000 tickets are available and 613 prizes will be awarded ranging from $500 to $1 million. Bonus Millionaire Raffle tickets cost $20 and are available at all retail locations where jackpot games are sold. The odds of winning $1 million are 1 in 140,000, better than any other Colorado Lottery game. The overall odds of winning a prize are 1 in 457.

To check winning Bonus drawing numbers, visit coloradolottery.com or ask any retailer that sells jackpot games for the Bonus drawing winning numbers for Bonus Millionaire Raffle. Players will have 180 days from the date of the final Millionaire Raffle drawing on July 1 to claim winning prizes. Prizes will be paid in one lump sum.

Proceeds from the Colorado Lottery’s games – MatchPlay, Mega Millions, 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 billion to the state of Colorado since it was established. 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. For more information, visit www.coloradolottery.com.


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MEDIA CONTACT:
Heather Black
PHONE 303.759.6872 | CELL 303.945.9724
heather.black@lottery.state.co.us

May 31, 2011
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