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Arizona Lottery

March 05, 2015 16:51 ET

$1.2 Million The Pick™ Winning Ticket Adds to Major Prize Money Won in the First Few Months of 2015

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwired - Mar 5, 2015) - March is kicking off to a promising start with a $1.2 million The Pick™ jackpot winning ticket sold at Salome Shopping Center located at 67230 Highway 60 in Salome, AZ. The winning numbers for the drawing held Wednesday, March 4, were 04-09-17-25-26-29. The winning ticket matched six out of six numbers.

Arizona players received significant payouts in January and February of 2015 with $13 million in winnings. The prize amounts vary and were divided among seven jackpot and top prize winner winning tickets.

Included in the $13 million number are 5 second prize winning tickets, each worth $1 million or more.

"We are thrilled to have so many winners so far in 2015," said Karen Bach, director of products and communications for the Arizona Lottery. "Winner excitement drives ticket sales, which helps to generate essential funding for state programs."

Lottery dollars support a wide variety of programs under four main pillars: education, health and public welfare, economic and business development, and the environment, benefitting cities and towns throughout Arizona's 15 counties. Lottery beneficiaries received more than $14.9 million in net funding during January 2015. Arizona Lottery retailers, big and small, also earned more than $9.6 million in commissions so far this calendar year from the sale of Lottery tickets.

Players must be 21 years or older to purchase or redeem tickets. Winners have 180 days from the drawing date to claim their prize at an Arizona Lottery office or by mail. Overall odds vary by game. All sales are final. In accordance with the ADA, these materials may be made available in an alternative format. Gambling Problem? Call 1.800.NEXT STEP (1-800-639-8783). Please Play Responsibly™.

About the Arizona Lottery
The Arizona Lottery operates entirely from the revenue it generates through the sale of its products; it doesn't receive any General Fund dollars from the State. Proceeds from sales of Lottery tickets -- nearly $3.4 million per week, fund a variety of state programs. Since July 1981, the Arizona Lottery has paid out more than $5.8 billion in prizes to players, more than $3 billion in net funding to the state and more than $686 million in commissions to retailers. Learn more at ArizonaLottery.com

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