‘PICK 3’ CREATING WINNERS IN WELD COUNTY

‘PICK 3’ CREATING WINNERS IN WELD COUNTY

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DENVER,Sept. 27, 2013 – Since the April 28 launch of the Colorado Lottery’s newest game, Pick 3, retailers in Weld County have sold approximately $90,000 in winning Pick 3 tickets and 114 top-prize Pick 3 tickets of $250 and above!

Stateline Oasis at 68777 N. U.S. Hwy. 85 and Borderline at 68947 U.S. Hwy. 85 in Carr are Weld County’s luckiest Pick 3 retailers – they have both sold eight Pick 3 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 Weld County sold 166 winning Lottery tickets worth more than $599! Those high-tier winning tickets were collectively worth $1,194,407! Three tickets worth $100,000 each were sold in Weld County last year.

Since the inception of the Lottery $81.3million of Lottery proceeds has been returned to Weld County. During the calendar year of 2012, Lottery retailers in the City of Greeley collectively produced more than $2.5 million in Lottery proceeds to improve the quality of life within the state.

Examples of these Lottery contributions can be seen in the $1.8 million spent to develop the Poudre Bluffs/Poudre River Corridor - Rivers Initiative, and the $1.3 million that went towards the Siebring Reservoir/Poudre River Corridor - Rivers Initiative in the City of Greeley in 2012.

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

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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