Monday, December 31, 2012


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Idaho $1,000,000 Raffle Sold Out! Draw on January 2, 2013


BOISE, Idaho – The 2012 edition of the Idaho Lottery’s Idaho $1,000,000 Raffle game has ended in a sell-out. The 250,000th ticket was sold late in the afternoon on Saturday, December 29, 2012 and officially ended sales. No additional tickets will be issued. A little over 25% of the entire game sold in the final eight days of sales.


“We would like to say thank you to all our players and retail partners for their participation since this game began, and especially during the past week,” said Jeff Anderson, Idaho Lottery Director. “Someone right now is holding a ticket worth $1,000,000. All players holding an Idaho $1,000,000 Raffle ticket should sign the back of it and keep it in a safe place until the winning numbers are announced on Wednesday evening.”


The winning numbers will be announced on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. Mountain Time. In addition to the top prize of $1,000,000, there are four $10,000 prizes, fifty $1,000 prizes, one thousand $100 prizes, one thousand $50 prizes, and twenty-four hundred $25 prizes in this year’s game.


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