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Arizona Lottery

April 12, 2013 13:43 ET

Arizona Lottery's The Pick™ Jackpot Reaches $6.3 Million

Game's Highest Jackpot in a Year; Next Draw Is Saturday, April 13

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwired - Apr 12, 2013) - Arizona's own jackpot game, The Pick, has climbed to $6.3 million for Saturday night's draw, the game's largest jackpot since March 2012.

"It is thrilling to watch The Pick jackpot climb, since it is Arizona's own jackpot game," said Karen Bach, director of budget, products, and communications for the Arizona Lottery. "It's exciting to know that the winning ticket can only be sold in Arizona."

Since the jackpot started rolling Nov. 4, 2012, there have been more than 7.1 million in prizes in Arizona. Just last week alone, there were more than 23,000 winners of The Pick in Arizona.

The Pick costs $1 per ticket, and players choose six numbers, 1 through 44. Players win a prize for matching a minimum of three numbers. Ticket sales stop at 9:30 p.m. the night of the draw. Players can check the winning numbers by visiting ArizonaLottery.com. 

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About the Arizona Lottery
The Arizona Lottery operates entirely from the revenue it generates through the sale of its products; it receives no General Fund dollars from the State. Proceeds from sales of Lottery tickets -- over $3 million per week -- fund a variety of state programs. Since July 1981, the Arizona Lottery has paid out more than $5 billion in prizes to players, over $2.8 billion in net profit to the state and almost $591 million in commissions to retailers.

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