Colorado Lottery Announces Four Cash 5 Winners in One Day

Colorado Lottery Announces Four Cash 5 Winners in One Day

December 23rd, Denver, CO ? Last night, the Colorado Lottery announced four Cash 5 winners, see locations below. Having so many winners in one day is highly unusual but Cash 5 has proven to be a very lucky game to play. Last year, the Lottery paid out $20,000 to 105 Cash 5 winners.

  • Safeway Stores Inc.,6925 Mesa Ridge Parkway, Fountain, CO 80817-1543
  • 7-Eleven, 2200 Mountain View, Longmont, CO 80501-3114
  • 7-Eleven, 1801 S. Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-2516
  • 7-Eleven, 12057 Pecos, Westminster, CO 80234-2073

Introduced in 1996, Cash 5 plays like Lotto, yet offers better probability of winning. Players select five numbers from a field of 32 possible numbers. If a player matches 2, 3, 4 or 5 numbers, they win a prize. Drawings are held seven nights a week. The top prize of the game is $20,000. Probability of winning the top prize is 1 in 201,376, and overall probability of winning is 1 in 6.2.

Proceeds from the Colorado Lottery?s games ? Lotto, Powerball, Cash 5, Scratch, MatchPlay and Mega Millions stay in Colorado to improve the quality of life in the state. The Lottery has returned more than $2.2 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.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Tom Cargal

CELL: 303.945.9724
tom.cargal@lottery.state.co.us

December 23, 2010
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