COLORADO LOTTERY’S FINAL BONUS MILLIONAIRE RAFFLE ‘BONUS’ DRAWING TO BE HELD ON SUNDAY

COLORADO LOTTERY’S FINAL BONUS MILLIONAIRE RAFFLE ‘BONUS’ DRAWING TO BE HELD ON SUNDAY

Last chance for players to win $2,000 before millionaire raffle drawing on July 1

DENVER, June 9, 2011 – Colorado Lottery’s Bonus Millionaire Raffle tickets purchased between May 29 and June 11 will be eligible for the final “Bonus” drawing to be held on Sunday, June 12. Ten lucky tickets will be drawn to win $2,000 each. All tickets entered into the Bonus drawings (including winning tickets) will be eligible for the final Millionaire Raffle drawing on July 1.

Bonus Millionaire Raffle offers limited ticket sales and the best odds for players to win $1 million, while also offering players the added excitement of four Bonus drawings. The first three Bonus drawings already took place. Sunday’s Bonus drawing is the last chance for players to have an extra shot at winning $2,000 before the final Millionaire Raffle drawing on July 1.

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. A Bonus Millionaire Raffle ticket costs $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 Colorado Lottery game in history. 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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June 9, 2011
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