Winning Lotto Ticket Sold in Park County
DENVER – Only one ticket matched all six numbers in the Colorado Lotto drawing, held March 1, when the jackpot reached $4 million. The winning ticket was sold in Park County.
The cash value of the jackpot is $2 million, and the winning numbers were 2, 13, 18, 27, 30 and 38. The last day to claim the winnings is Aug. 28, 2006, at a Colorado Lottery office in Pueblo, Denver, Fort Collins or Grand Junction.
Many Coloradans were winners, even without hitting the jackpot. Earning cash prizes that ranged from $3 to $638, a total of 12,885 players won cash prizes that tallied up to $78,515.
Proceeds from the Colorado Lottery’s games – Scratch, Lotto, Powerball, and Cash 5 – stay in Colorado to improve the quality of life in the state by providing grants and direct funding for parks, recreation, open space acquisition, trails, wildlife and conservation education.
In 2005, the Colorado Lottery provided more than $113.7 million for three primary funds: Great Outdoors Colorado, Conservation Trust Fund and Colorado State Parks. Since the lottery started in 1983, more than $1.6 billion has been returned to the state.