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WASHINGTON’S LOTTERY ASKS PLAYERS TO CHECK LOTTO TICKETS; $9,400,000 PRIZE IN POULSBO REMAINS UNCLAIMED

A Washington’s Lottery prize worth $9.4M remains unclaimed after a Lotto drawing on Saturday, July 1, 2017. Washington’s Lottery officials are asking its players to check their tickets, as they are eager to meet Washington’s next big winner.

The ticket was purchased in Poulsbo. The winning numbers from the drawing are 01-08-09-21-22-30. This is the largest Lotto Jackpot in the past five years, and the last time a larger Lotto Jackpot was won was a $10.9 million prize on May 19, 2012.

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EVERETT MAN SCORES HALF OF $170,000 HIT 5 CASHPOT, PLANS TO BUY NEW HOT TUB

A man from Everett is ready to enjoy a nice, celebratory dinner after winning big from the Hit 5 drawing on Saturday, May 20. The winner purchased his ticket from South Broadway Food Mart (3532 Broadway, Everett, WA 98201) and took home $85,000—half of the $170,000 Cashpot.

A woman from Kenmore won the other half of the Cashpot.

“I didn’t want to tell anyone I won until I had the chance to visit Washington’s Lottery Everett Regional Office so I knew I wasn’t dreaming,” said the winner. “I took the day off work in celebration of my win!”

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KENMORE WOMAN PLANS A CRUISE TO THE BAHAMAS WITH $85,000 HIT 5 WIN

A trip to Safeway (6850 Bothell Way NE, Kenmore, WA 98028) has Kenmore resident Donna Zueger packing her suitcase for the Bahamas, after she purchased a Hit 5 ticket for the drawing on Saturday, May 20 and won.

Zueger took home half of the $170,000 Cashpot and the remaining $85,000 went to a man from Everett. When multiple players win the same Cashpot, the prize money is split evenly between the winners.

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TACOMA MAN READY TO TIE THE KNOT AFTER $250,000 SCRATCH WIN

Zachary Michael, a Tacoma resident, is ready to tie the knot after an unplanned Scratch purchase from 7-Eleven (3922 Portland Ave E, Tacoma, WA 98404) made him $250,000 richer.

Michael has big plans for his prize money, which includes purchasing a ring for his girlfriend and planning a wedding in Las Vegas. “I haven’t planned it all out yet, but we’ve been talking about getting married for a while and now we can finally make those dreams a reality.”

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SHOPPING TRIP RESULTS IN $310,000 HIT 5 WIN FOR REDMOND WOMAN

A woman from Redmond is celebrating after a random Hit 5 purchase at Fred Meyer (2041 148th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98007) resulted in a $310,000 Hit 5 win.

“I was getting ready for work when I saw my ticket in the kitchen,” said the winner. “As I was going online to check my ticket, I thought, ‘What if I won and didn’t have to go into work today.’ Then I found out my ticket was a winner!”

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