December 17, 2012
$1,000,000 Powerball Ticket Sold at Maverik in
BOISE, Idaho – After 180 days, one ticket
worth $1,000,000 sold for the June 20, 2012 Powerball draw in Meridian has
expired. Despite increased interest in
the winning ticket from players last week, no one claimed the prize before last
winning ticket in question was sold at the Maverik, Inc.
store located on the corner of Locust Grove and McMillan the night before
the draw on June 19, 2012. It was a
single line, $2 quick pick. By law, once the ticket expires the Idaho Lottery
cannot pay the claim. Maverik, Inc. will receive a bonus from the Idaho Lottery
of $20,000 for selling the ticket.
the gift giving season quickly upon us, we cannot emphasize enough for players
to check their tickets carefully after each and every draw for winners,” said
Idaho Lottery Director, Jeff Anderson.
“With a holiday themed line up of scratch tickets and the Idaho
$1,000,000 Raffle close to selling out, we want to remind players this season
to sign their tickets and check them carefully for winners.”
prize amount from the unclaimed $1,000,000 prize reverts back to the Idaho
Lottery’s unclaimed prize fund which ultimately benefits Idaho’s bottom line –
public schools and the permanent buildings of the State of Idaho.
can check their draw tickets on the Idaho Lottery website at www.idaholottery.com
or by calling the winning numbers hotline at 208-334-4656. Players can check
both scratch tickets and draw tickets in retail locations by using the blue
self-check boxes, the big red vending machines, or by having the store clerk
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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.