WINNING LOTTERY TICKETS TOTALING $445,650 SOLD IN BOULDER COUNTY

WINNING LOTTERY TICKETS TOTALING $445,650 SOLD IN BOULDER COUNTY

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DENVER,August 13, 2013 – In FY13 Colorado Lottery retailers located in Boulder County sold 98 winning Lottery tickets worth more than $599! Those winning tickets were collectively worth $445,650! The biggest winner sold in Boulder County last year was a $100,000 Super Bonus Bonus Word Crossword Scratch ticket sold at Conoco at 191 Mccaslin Blvd., inSuperior.

“In big cities and small towns – people are winning,” said Abel J. Tapia, director of the Colorado Lottery. “And they are winning in more ways than one – every time they visit a park, walk on a trail, or paddle a kayak course, they’re enjoying Colorado Lottery dollars at work. All proceeds from the sale of our games go back to the state for parks, recreation, open space and wildlife conservation. In FY13 we returned more than $135.6 million to our proceeds partners statewide.”

Since the inception of the Lottery $83million has been returned to Boulder County.

During the calendar year of 2012, Lottery retailers in Boulder County collectively produced more than $1.2 million in Lottery proceeds to improve the quality of life within the state.

Examples of these Lottery contributions can be seen in the $83,900 spent to develop the Renewable Energy Outdoor Classroom Environmental Education Facility in 2010, and the $40,834 that went towards the Valmont City, Bike Park - Signage Program in 2011.

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

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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August 13, 2013
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