Littleton Player Hits $2.8 Million Lotto Jackpot
DENVER – One Lotto ticket, worth $2.8 million, was sold at Safeway, 5025 S. Kipling Parkway in Littleton. The store will receive $5,000 for selling the ticket, which matched all six numbers in the Lotto drawing on Wednesday, May 28. The winning numbers were: 6-16-26-32-37-40.
The winner has 180 days to claim the $2.8 million prize, worth $1.4 million in cash. The probability of winning the Lotto jackpot is 1 in 5,245,786. Overall probability of winning any prize is 1 in 35. Ten people matched five of six numbers in Saturday night’s drawing, earning a $653 prize. Another 551 people matched four of six numbers to win $44.
Proceeds from the Colorado Lottery’s games – Lotto, Cash 5, Scratch, and Powerball - stay in Colorado to improve the quality of life in the state. Now celebrating its 25th year, the Lottery has returned more than $1.9 billion to the state of Colorado since its creation. 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.