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Thursday, May 25, 2017

 

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$147,000 Idaho Cash Jackpot Winner Sold in Kootenai County

 

 

BOISE, Idaho – Idaho has another jackpot winner, this time on the new, Idaho-only Draw Game, Idaho Cash. The Idaho Lottery has confirmed that one winning ticket matched all five numbers from last night´s Idaho Cash draw and is worth $147,000. The jackpot winning ticket was sold at an Idaho Lottery retail location in Kootenai County. The winning numbers were 11, 12, 19, 31, and 34.

 

"We are encouraging everyone who played Idaho Cash for last night´s draw to check their tickets carefully for winners," said Jeff Anderson, Idaho Lottery Director.

 

Idaho Cash is the newest Draw Game, debuting in mid-February with a jackpot that begins at $20,000 and grows until it is won. Drawings for Idaho Cash are on Wednesday and Saturday nights. Tickets for Idaho Cash are only available in Idaho from licensed Lottery retailers. This is the first-ever jackpot winning ticket on this game.

 

Including the jackpot winning ticket, there were 3,545 winning tickets from last night´s draw.

 

The Idaho Lottery also encourages the winner to sign the back of their ticket prior to presenting it for payment.

 

No one has contacted the Idaho Lottery regarding the winning ticket. Last night´s winner has 180 days to claim their prize from Idaho Lottery headquarters in Boise.

 

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