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Lucky Strike! Washington's Lottery Announces Luckiest Stores in Tri-Cities

JT’s Food Mart and Tri-Cities Mini Mart Top the List

With St. Patrick's Day approaching, Washington’s Lottery is helping The Evergreen State find the end of the rainbow. Each year Washington’s Lottery announces its "Luckiest Stores"–the retail locations that have sold the most tickets worth prizes over $1,000 in 2012 - for six regions around the state: Tri-Cities, Puget Sound, Olympic Peninsula, Eastern Washington, Southwest Washington, and Central Washington.

JT's Food Mart at 620 Road 28 in Pasco is the "Luckiest Store" in the Tri-Cities area with 15 big wins.

The Circle K at 4823 Broadmoor Boulevard in Pasco is new to the list this year. The store tied for 3rd place with 6 big wins. "We have a lot of regular customers that have come in for years," said Store Manager Kelly Davis. "I think it’s pretty cool that we’re on the list. I’m excited!"

The top 10 "Luckiest Stores" around the Tri-Cities are:
  • 15 Big Wins: JT's Food Mart at 620 Road 28 in Pasco
  • 7 Big Wins: Tri-Cities Mini Mart at 1400 West 27th Avenue in Kennewick
  • 7 Big Wins: Kwick Stop at 2110 Swift Boulevard in Richland
  • 6 Big Wins: Circle K at 4823 Broadmoor Boulevard in Pasco
  • 6 Big Wins: Kennewick Red Apple Market at 902 South Washington Street in Kennewick
  • 5 Big Wins: Pik-A-Pop at 526 West Columbia Drive in Kennewick
  • 5 Big Wins: Fred Meyer at 101 Wellsian Way in Richland
  • 5 Big Wins: USA Gas at 1811 Leslie Road in Richland
  • 5 Big Wins: Albertson's at 690 Gage Boulevard in Richland
  • 5 Big Wins: 7-Eleven at 1540 Jadwin Avenue in Richland

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Jennifer Carroll
(Curator on behalf of Washington's Lottery)
Office: (206) 454-3703
Cell: (206) 226-5237

Arlen Harris
(Communications, Washington’s Lottery)
Office: (360) 664-4808
Cell: (360) 790-7087