January 2, 2013
$1,000,000 Raffle Winning Tickets Announced Tonight
BOISE, Idaho – Thousands of Idaho Lottery
players are anticipating tonight’s winning numbers announcement from the 2012
Idaho $1,000,000 Raffle. After
sixty-three days and all 250,000 tickets sold, someone tonight will be holding
a winning ticket worth a guaranteed $1,000,000.
The Idaho Lottery will announce the winning numbers at 6:00 p.m.
Mountain Time (5:00 p.m. Pacific). All
250,000 of the $10 tickets were sold and tonight, one of those tickets will
make someone the Idaho Lottery’s 40th millionaire.
year in particular, there has been a lot of interest in the Idaho $1,000,000
Raffle around Idaho and tonight, we will take the first step toward finding out
who our lucky winners are,” said Jeff Anderson, Idaho
Lottery Director. “We strongly encourage
all our players to sign the back of their raffle ticket prior to tonight’s
draw. These tickets are bearer
instruments and we want to ensure each player protects their prize.”
addition to the guaranteed top prize, the 2012 edition of the Idaho $1,000,000
Raffle offered more prizes than in any previous year with over 4,400. At 6:00 p.m. tonight, the Idaho Lottery will
release all the winning numbers for the non-jackpot prize amounts that include
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.
$1,000,000 prize, the four $10,000 prizes, and the fifty $1,000 prizes must be
claimed at the Lottery offices in Boise,” added Anderson.
Idaho Lottery will post the winning numbers to their website (idaholottery.com)
and release the winning numbers for the $1,000,000 prize and the four $10,000
prizes via Facebook (facebook.com/idaholottery) and
all prizes, players can check their tickets for winners at idaholottery.com, by
calling the Idaho Lottery Winning Numbers Hotline (208-334-4656), or by
visiting an Idaho Lottery retail location.
visiting the Idaho Lottery’s website (idaholottery.com), players can click on
the Raffle Results banner from the home page.
The winning number for the $1,000,000 prize will be posted on the Raffle
Results main page. Players will have two
options for checking their tickets on the website for all the prizes. There is a check-a-ticket function where
players enter their raffle ticket number to see if it has won a prize. Also, all 4,455 winning numbers will be
listed sequentially by prize category and available for download in pdf format.
can also check their tickets and validate their $100, $50 and $25 prizes at any
Idaho Lottery retail location beginning Wednesday night after 6:00 p.m.
year’s Idaho $1,000,000 Raffle game
began sales on October 31, 2012 and sold out on December 29, 2012. About 25% of
the entire game sold in the final eight days of sales. With the game being a sell-out, the Idaho $1,000,000 Raffle generated
$800,000 in dividend revenue to benefit Idaho public schools and the permanent
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Idaho Lottery responsibly provides a variety of entertaining games featuring
Powerball, Mega Millions, Scratch GamesTM,
and PullTabs with a high degree of integrity to
maximize the dividend for Idaho public schools and the permanent building fund.
Since their inception in 1989, the Idaho Lottery has sold over $2.3 billion in
products, awarded over $1.3 billion in prizes to players, returned more than
$136.5 million in retail commissions, and distributed $552.3 million in Lottery
dividends to Idaho public schools and the Permanent Building Fund. To learn more,
please visit www.idaholottery.com.