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Lucky Strike! Washington's Lottery Announces Luckiest Stores Around Puget Sound

Fred Meyer and Pay-Less Food Store Top the List

OLYMPIA:
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 winning tickets worth prizes of $1,000 or more in 2012 - for six regions around the state: Puget Sound, Olympic Peninsula, Eastern Washington, Southwest Washington, Tri-Cities, and Central Washington.

The Fred Meyer at 365 Renton Center Way SW in Renton is the "Luckiest Store" in the Puget Sound area with 15 big wins.

Several Fred Meyer stores made the list this year in the Puget Sound region, including locations in Renton, Tacoma, Auburn, and Bothel. "We’re pleased to offer the Lottery games to our customers," said Amanda Ip, Spokesperson for Fred Meyer Stores. "We’re thrilled to be on the list!"

The top 10 "Luckiest Stores" around the Puget Sound are:
  • 15 Big Wins: Fred Meyer at 365 Renton Center Way Southwest in Renton
  • 15 Big Wins: Pay-Less Food Store at 1609 Main Street in Freeland
  • 15 Big Wins: Hilltop Red Apple Market at 2701 Beacon Avenue South in Seattle
  • 13 Big Wins: Safeway at 200 South Third Street in Renton
  • 13 Big Wins: Albertson's at 8611 Steilacoom Boulevard Southwest in Lakewood
  • 12 Big Wins: Fred Meyer at 7250 Pacific Avenue in Tacoma
  • 12 Big Wins: Fred Meyer at 801 Auburn Way North in Auburn
  • 11 Big Wins: Fred Meyer at 21045 Bothell Everett Highway in Bothell
  • 11 Big Wins: Safeway 4700 Yelm Highway Southeast in Lacey
  • 11 Big Wins: Safeway at 101 Auburn Way South in Auburn


To learn more about Washington’s Lottery and for all up-to-date winning numbers, please visit walottery.com.


WASHINGTON'S LOTTERY: Since 1982, Washington's Lottery has generated more than $3 billion to support important state programs including the Washington Opportunity Pathways Account. Money in the Pathways Account goes toward helping students achieve their higher education dreams and supports early childhood education learning programs. The state's Lottery offers consumers several types of games: Mega Millions, Powerball, Lotto, Hit 5, Match 4, Daily Game, Daily Keno and Scratch. For more information, visit www.walottery.com or join our online community on Facebook at www.facebook.com/walottery and follow us on Twitter @walottery.


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

Arlen Harris
(Communications, Washington’s Lottery)
Office: (360) 664-4808
Cell: (360) 790-7087
aharris@walottery.com