TWO UNCLAIMED WINNING LOTTO TICKETS SOLD IN DENVER-AREA

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TWO UNCLAIMED WINNING LOTTO TICKETS SOLD IN DENVER-AREA

DENVER, Oct. 24, 2011– Another lucky ticket sold in Arvada matched all six numbers in the Oct. 15 Lotto drawing, winning a $1.9 million jackpot. The winning ticket was purchased at a Shell store located at 7970 Wadsworth Blvd., in Arvada. The store will receive $5,000 for selling the lucky ticket. The winning numbers are 1-3-10-27-29-40. The prize is worth $953,879 in cash. The winner has until April 15, 2012 to claim their prize. This is the second winning ticket sold in the Denver-area in the past month that has yet to be claimed.

The winner of a Lotto ticket worth$3.7 million that was purchased a 7-Eleven store located at 4085 E. Mississippi Ave.,in Denver for the Sept. 24 drawing has also not yet claimed their prize. The winning numbers for that drawing are 5-6-12-25-27-37.

The probability of winning the Lotto jackpot is 1 in 5.25 million. Overall probability of winning any Lotto prize is 1 in 35. More than 390 people have become millionaires playing Lotto since the game began in 1989.

Proceeds from the Colorado Lottery’s games – Lotto, Powerball, Mega Millions, MatchPlay Cash 5, and Scratch - stay in Colorado to improve the quality of life in the state. The Lottery has returned more than $2.3 billion to the state of Colorado since its creation 28 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.

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October 24, 2011
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