COLORADO LOTTERY ANNOUNCES WINNING HOLIDAY RAFFLE NUMBERS


 COLORADO LOTTERY ANNOUNCES WINNING HOLIDAY RAFFLE NUMBERS

4,255 Coloradans Win Prizes

DENVER, Colo., Jan. 2, 2013–The Colorado Lottery held the Holiday Raffle drawing today, drawing 4,255 winning numbers. Players can claim their prizes of $599 or less at Lottery retailers starting tomorrow, January 3 at 4:30 a.m. Prizes of more than $599 must be claimed at a Lottery Claims Center starting tomorrow, January 3 at 8 a.m.

Forty percent of the game was sold – making the prorated prize payouts as follows.

# of Winners

Prize Payout (with 40 percent sellout)

1

$200,000.00

4

$40,000.00

50

$4,000.00

100

$2,000.00

200

$400.00

400

$200.00

500

$40.00

3000

$20.00

Below are the numbers for the top two Raffle prizes:
$ 200,000 - 091486
$ 40,000 - 226369
$ 40,000 - 391148
$ 40,000 - 072314
$ 40,000 - 335210

For a complete list of all 4,255 winning numbers, visit www.coloradolottery.com.


Facts You Should Know:

• Since not all 999,999 Holiday Raffle tickets were sold – the prize levels will be awarded based on the percent of game sold. Sales equaled 40 percent of tickets available; therefore, each prize will be awarded at 40 percent of value.
• Players have 180 days from the date of the Raffle drawing to claim winning tickets.
• All prizes are paid in one lump sum to the individual ticket holders.
• All 4,255 winning Raffle numbers can be viewed at www.coloradolottery.comor players can use the ticket checkers at retail or ask the retail clerk to run the ticket through the terminal and listen for the “You’re a winner!” message.
• Tickets of $600 or more must be claimed at one of our four Lottery Claims Centers in Pueblo, Denver, Grand Junction or Ft. Collins (see addresses below).
• Tickets worth $600 or more  cannot be claimed until tomorrow, Jan. 3, 2013 when Lottery offices open at 8:00 a.m.
• Winning tickets worth $599 or less may be claimed at Colorado Lottery retailers starting tomorrow, Jan. 3 at 4:30 a.m. 
• Holiday Raffle launched on Oct. 1, 2012, and sales of the $5 Raffle tickets ended on Jan. 1, 2013.
• Each Raffle ticket is assigned a unique 6-digit number starting from 000001.

Claims Center Office Locations:
Pueblo Office Headquarters
225 N. Main Street
Pueblo, CO 81003
(719) 546-2400
fax: (719) 546-5208
Hours of Operation for ticket sales and claims:
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday – Friday

Denver Office
720 S. Colorado Blvd.
Suite 110A
Denver, CO 80246
(303) 759-3552
fax: (303) 759-6847
Hours of Operation for ticket sales and claims:
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Fort Collins Office
3030 S. College Avenue, Suite 100

Fort Collins, CO 80525

(970) 416-5993
Hours of Operation for ticket sales and claims:
8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday – Friday

Grand Junction Office
State Office Building
222 S. 6th St., Room 112
Grand Junction, CO 81501
(970) 248-7053      
Hours of Operation:
8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

About Colorado Lottery
Proceeds from the Colorado Lottery’s games – Raffle, 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 $2.4 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

PHONE303.759.6872 | CELL 303.945.9724

Heather.black@lottery.state.co.us

January 2, 2013
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