‘PICK 3’ CREATING WINNERS IN DENVER COUNTY

‘PICK 3’ CREATING WINNERS IN DENVER COUNTY

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DENVER,Sept. 26, 2013 – Since the April 28 launch of Pick 3, the Colorado Lottery’s newest game, retailers in Denver County have sold approximately $297,000 in winning Pick 3 tickets and 347 Pick 3 top-prize winning tickets of $250 and above!

The Diamond Shamrock at 3490 Colorado Blvd., in Denver is Denver County’s luckiest Pick 3 retailer – they have sold eight Pick 3 $500 top-prize tickets ($250 and above). 

Statewide, Pick 3 has been generating approximately 16 top-prize winners a day ($250 and above).

Playing Pick 3 is easy. To play, pick three numbers from 0-9 or choose “Quick Pick,” choose your bet type and choose your bet amount ($.50 or $1). Drawings are held daily at 7:36 p.m.

In FY13Colorado Lottery retailers located in Denver County sold 350 winning Lottery tickets worth more than $599! Those high-tier winning tickets were collectively worth $ 2,881,307!The biggest winner sold in Denver County last year was a $250,000 Gnarly Crossword ticket sold at 7-Eleven at 1301 W. 38th St. in Denver.

Since the inception of the Lottery $148.2million in Lottery proceeds dollars has been returned to Denver County. During the calendar year of 2012, Lottery retailers in Denver County collectively produced more than $16.6 million in Lottery proceeds to improve the quality of life within the state.

Examples of these Lottery contributions can be seen in the $7.8 million that went towards the South Platte River Corridor Legacy project and the $725,000 that went to the Cherry Creek Corridor Enhancement Project.

For a complete list of projects in Denver County that were funded with Lottery dollars, please visit our website at http://www.coloradolottery.com/GIVING-BACK/PROJECTS-BY-COUNTY/COUNTY-DETAILS/county/Denver.  

About Colorado Lottery
Proceeds from the Colorado Lottery’s games – Lotto, Cash 5, Pick 3, Mega Millions, Powerball and Scratch - stay in Colorado to improve the quality of life in the state. The Lottery has returned more than $2.5 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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September 26, 2013
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