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  • 2014
    • October
      • Great Falls man claims $25,000 Scratch prize
        10/31/14
        Steven Goldinger-Koch from Great Falls claimed a $25,000 Scratch prize while playing “Bing-O-Rama” with a ticket purchased at Loaf ‘N Jug, 900 First Ave N.; Great Falls.

        While on his way home, Steven stopped at Loaf ‘N Jug to pick up some Scratch tickets for his girlfriend. She a

      • Montana Millionaire 2014
        10/30/14
        The Montana Lottery’s eighth year of Montana Millionaire is back on November 1!

        Featuring Montana’s best odds of winning $1 million, Montana Millionaire tickets are limited to 135,000 and only available until December 31, or until they’re gone, whichever comes first. Last year’s g

      • Montana Millionaire on sale November 1
        10/30/14
        The Montana Lottery’s 8th annual seasonal raffle game is back on sale November 1! The game loved all across Montana will make someone $1 million richer to start off the New Year.

        Featuring the best odds of winning $1 million, Montana Millionaire tickets are limited to 135,000 and only a

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football Results – October 27
        10/28/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for week 8 ending October 27.

        Total Prize Pool: $5,564.70

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1- Knotty Casino, Red Lodge $2,782.40 (50.00% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize winners:
        1- Caboose Sa

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results – October 26
        10/27/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at the Martinsville Speedway on Oct 26, 2014.

        Total Prize Pool: $954.40

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Emerald City Casino, Amigo $477.30 (50.00% of prize pool)
      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football Results – October 20
        10/21/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for week 7 ending October 20.

        Total Prize Pool: $5,990.10

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1- Hell Creek Bar, Jordan $2,995.10 (50.00% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize winners:
        1-Won $800 Casi

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results – October 19
        10/20/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Geico 500 at the Talladega Superspeedway on Oct 19, 2014.

        Total Prize Pool: $836.10

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Ed’s Tavern, Conrad $418.10 (50.00% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize w

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football Results - Oct 13
        10/14/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for week 6 ending October 13.

        Total Prize Pool: $4,562.00

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        2- Sharing $2,281.00 (50.00% of prize pool)
        -Lucky Bullet, Malta $1,140.50
        -Jackpot Heights, Billings $1,140.

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results - Oct 11
        10/14/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Bank of America 500 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway on Oct 11, 2014.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,002.60

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-The Office, Dillon, $501.30 (50.00% of prize pool)

        Number of

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football Results – October 6
        10/07/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for week 5 ending October 6.

        Total Prize Pool: $5,464.70

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1 – Mullan Magic Diamond, Missoula $2,732.40 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize winners:
        2- The W

      • Wolf Point woman claims $297,373 Wild Card Jackpot
        10/06/14
        Willow Grandchamp of Wolf Point claimed a $297,373 Wild Card jackpot from the September 24 drawing, with a ticket purchased at Conoco, 2701 Sixth Ave. N.; Billings.

        Willow works as a Medical Records Technician and is an active Montana Lottery player. She typically plays both Lotto and Sc

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results - Oct 5
        10/06/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Hollywood Casino 400 at the Kansas Speedway on Oct 05, 2014.

        Total Prize Pool‎: ‎$‎1‎,‎021‎.‎10‎

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-The Sting Sports Bar, Great Falls, $510.60 (50.00% of pr

    • October
      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football Results – September 29
        09/30/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for week 4 ending September 29.

        Total Prize Pool: $4,824.70

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1 – The Second Shift, Billings $2,412.40 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize winners:
        2- Sharin

      • Helena man claims $10,000 Scratch prize
        09/29/14
        Dallas Cox from Helena claimed a $10,000 Scratch prize while playing “$250,000 Instant Jackpot” with a ticket purchased at Town Pump, 10800 Highway 287 East; Three Forks.

        Dallas likes to play all the different types of Lottery games and is no stranger to winning big. Six years ago Dal

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results – September 28
        09/29/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the AAA 400 race at the Dover International Speedway on September 28, 2014.

        Total Prize Pool: $924.90

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1 – Shanty Bar, Havre $462.50 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of

      • Scratch Games Ending
        09/25/14
        The last day to activate the following games is September 27, 2014. The games can only be sold until October 27, and the last day to claim prizes is April 27, 2015.

        780 Emerald Green 8’s Deluxe Tripler



        815 The $14,000 Montana Crossword


      • New Scratch games on sale September 24, 2014. Order yours before they’re gone!
        09/25/14
        $10/875
        $175,000 Diamond Dazzler
        Top Prize - $175,000
        Overall Odds: 1:3.66



        $1/877
        Match 3 Tripler
        Top Prize - $2,000
        Overall Odds: 1:4.05

      • Powerball Promotion
        09/25/14
        The Montana Lottery wants to help you boost your Powerball with Power Play sales! Starting 9/25/2014 there will be a new Powerball promotion available to all retailers.

        When you sell a $6 Powerball with Power Play it will only cost the player $5! The terminal will automatically discount

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football Results – September 22
        09/23/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for week 3 ending September 22.

        Total Prize Pool: $4,243.60

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        2 – Sharing $2,121.80 (50% of prize pool)
        - Cat’s Paw, Bozeman $1,060.90
        - The Second Shift, Billings $

      • Livingston man claims $90,000 Hot Lotto Prize
        09/22/14
        John Hammerel of Livingston claimed a $90,000 Hot Lotto prize from the September 17 drawing, with a ticket purchased at the Tj’s Gas N Convenience, 204 East Park St.; Livingston.

        John is retired and is an active Montana Lottery player. John buys three tickets for each draw, a Powerball

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results – September 21
        09/22/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Osram Sylvania 300 race at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 21, 2014.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,006.10

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1 – Broken Arrow Steak House & Casino, Deer Lodge $50

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football Results – September 15
        09/16/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for week 2 ending September 15.

        Total Prize Pool: $4,662.00

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1 – Lucky Diamond Casino, Billings $2,331.00 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize winners:
        1- Li

      • Great Falls man claims $25,000 Scratch prize
        09/15/14
        Joe Raya from Black Eagle in Great Falls claimed a $25,000 Scratch prize while playing “$250,000 Extravaganza!” with a ticket purchased at Albertsons, 1414 3rd St NW; Great Falls.

        Joe is a retired construction worker and no stranger to winning the Lottery. This is actually Joe’s sec

      • Montana Lottery Commission to meet
        09/11/14
        The Montana Lottery Commission will hold its quarterly meeting on Thursday, September 18, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at Lottery Headquarters located at 2525 North Montana Avenue in Helena. The meeting is open to the public. A complete agenda is available on the Lottery’s websit

      • Helena woman claims $14,000 Scratch prize
        09/10/14
        Donna Piocos of Helena claimed a $14,000 top Scratch prize while playing “$14,000 Montana Crossword” with a ticket purchased at Cenex Zip Trip, 1318 Euclid Ave; Helena

        Donna, who works evenings at a facility for adults with disabilities, was at work when she found out she won. She had

      • NEW Lottery Procedures. Please take note.
        09/09/14
        Effective September 8, 2014 the Montana Lottery prize claim hours will be changing. Prizes may now be claimed in person Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 4:30 PM at the Montana Lottery headquarters located at 2525 N. Montana Ave. in Helena. As a Lottery retailer, you can pay prizes up to $599. Priz

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football Results – September 8
        09/09/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for week 1 ending September 8.

        Total Prize Pool: $4,421.30

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        3 - Sharing $2,210.70 (50% of prize pool)
        - Jorgensons Restaurant & Lounge, Helena $736.90
        - Lucky Bulle

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results – September 6
        09/08/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Federated Auto Parts 400 race at the Richmond International Raceway on September 6, 2014.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,043.20

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        2 – Sharing $521.60 (50% of prize pool)
        - Jum

      • Hot Lotto Jackpot rolls for nearly a year, now tops $11 million cash
        09/05/14
        In the lottery world, it’s the one that keeps getting away. The all-cash jackpot in the Hot Lotto game has been quietly growing for nearly a year now, topping the $11.71 million mark for Saturday’s drawing.

        The jackpot in the game, sold by 15 U.S. lotteries, was last won in the drawi

      • Miles City woman claims $12,000 Scratch prize
        09/04/14
        Viola Molstad of Miles City claimed a $12,000 top Scratch prize while playing “Lightning Crossword” with a ticket purchased at The Short Stop, 16 N. Seventh St.; Miles City.

        “Lightning Crossword” debuted August 12, 2014 with top prizes up to $12,000.

        Th

      • New Games
        09/03/14
        New Scratch games on sale September 10, 2014. Order yours before they’re gone!

        $1/864
        Raccoon Riches
        Top Prize - $1,500
        Overall Odds: 1:4.05



        $2/866
        Groovy Crossword
        Top Prize - $12,000
        Overall Odds: 1:3.65



        $2/87

      • Troy woman claims $25,000 Scratch prize
        09/03/14
        Patricia Hudlow of Troy claimed a $25,000 top Scratch prize while playing “Montana Cash Scratch” with a ticket purchased at Sanders County Harvest Foods, 5254 Highway 200 East; Thompson Falls.

        Patricia and her husband Jerry are both retired and were taking a vacation to Yellowstone P

      • Billings woman claims $12,000 Scratch prize
        09/03/14
        Debra Craig of Billings claimed a $12,000 top Scratch prize while playing “Cash Cow Bingo” with a ticket purchased at Cenex Zip Trip, 1544 Broadwater Ave; Billings.

        Debra is server at a local restaurant in Billings and stated that she usually likes to play Scratch tic

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results – August 31
        09/02/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Oral-B USA 500 race at the Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 31, 2014.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,276.20

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        4 – Sharing $638.00 (50% of prize pool)
        - Jumbo Jackpot Casino, E

    • August
      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results – August 23
        08/25/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Irwin Tools Night race at the Bristol Motor Speedway on August 23, 2014.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,187.60

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1 – Magic Diamond Casino, Butte $593.80 (50% of prize pool)
      • Whitefish man claims $500,000 Scratch top prize
        08/19/14
        Russell Wick of Whitefish claimed a $500,000 Scratch top prize while playing “$500,000 Big Money” with a ticket purchased at Town Pump, 2605 Hwy 2 E.; Kalispell.

        Russell, who is enjoying retirement, scratched off a “5” and, hoping he won more, continued scratching

      • Choteau man claims $50,000 Scratch prize
        08/18/14
        Robert McMullen of Choteau claimed a $50,000 top Scratch prize while playing “$50,000 Rich” with a ticket purchased at Loaf ‘N Jug, 1225 Central Ave W; Great Falls.

        Robert is retired and stated that he usually likes to play Scratch tickets. This is Robert’s first

      • Billings woman claims $25,000 Scratch prize
        08/18/14
        Juliann Livingston of Billings claimed a $25,000 Scratch prize while playing “$500,000 Big Money” with a ticket purchased at Market Basket, 8014 Laurel S. Front Rd; Billings.

        Juliann, who is a student at Montana State University - Billings, got an early start Monday m

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results – August 17
        08/18/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Pure Michigan 400 race at the Michigan International Speedway on August 17, 2014.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,132.10

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1 – Broken Arrow Steak House & Casino, Deer Lodge $566

      • Missoula man claims $50,000 Top Scratch prize
        08/13/14
        Nicholas Gaither of Missoula claimed a $50,000 Top Scratch prize playing “Slingo Trio” with a ticket purchased at PS Mini Mart, 930 N Russell; Missoula.

        Nicholas, who works as a carpenter, was playing the Scratch game one afternoon while waiting for his girlfriend to get off work. N

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results – August 10
        08/11/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Cheez-It 355 at The Glen race at the Watkins Glen International on August 10, 2014.

        Total Prize Pool: $1036.00

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1 – Paradise Falls, Missoula $518.00 (50% of prize pool)<

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results – August 3
        08/05/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the GoBowling.com 400 at the Pocono Raceway on August 3, 2014.

        Total Prize Pool: $1076.60

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1 – Nickels Gaming Parlour, Helena $538.30 (50% of prize pool)

        Number o

      • Missoula man claims $9,528 Shake a Day jackpot
        08/04/14
        Joseph Evankovich of Missoula claimed a $9,528 “$hake a Day” jackpot with a ticket purchased at Mullan Magic Diamond, 3420 Mullan Rd.; Missoula.

        Joe, who is originally from Butte, is no stranger to winning Lottery jackpots. Although this is his first “$hake a Day” jackpot, Joe has

    • July
      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results – July 28
        07/28/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Crown Royal Presents The John Wayne Walding 400 at The Brickyard at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 27, 2014.

        Total Prize Pool: $1202.30

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        2 Sharing $601.20 (50% of

      • Wheel Of Fortune Now on Sale
        07/16/14
        On sale Now! Wheel Of Fortune® Scratch ticket from the Montana Lottery!
        Players can purchase a ticket to enter for a chance to win a trip to Hollywood and an audition for the chance to be a contestant on TV’s WHEEL OF FORTUNE! The Second Chance prize package includes airfare, a hotel room,

      • Our top prizes just got BIGGER!
        07/16/14
        On sale now!
        Try our new higher top prize Scratch tickets. Our $5, $10, and $20 scratch tickets have increased prizes of $75,000, $175,000 and $500,000. You could scratch your way to half a million bucks! These are the highest top prizes we have ever offered on any of our Scratch games.

      • Kalispell woman claims $100,000 Top Scratch prize
        07/15/14
        Vonda Foster of Kalispell claimed a $100,000 Scratch top prize while playing “$100,000 Montana Silver” with a ticket purchased at Town Pump, 2605 Highway 2 East; Kalispell.

        Vonda, who works as a cook at the Veteran’s home, was so excited to play she had to scratch o

      • Great Falls man claims $200,000 Montana Cash Prize
        07/15/14
        Robert Chapman of Great Falls claimed the $200,000 Montana Cash jackpot from Saturday’s drawing, with a ticket purchased at Town Pump, 505 Northwest Bypass.; Great Falls.

        Robert stated that he and his wife both work nights on Saturdays, so he couldn’t check his tickets on the Montana

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results – July 13
        07/14/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 13, 2014.

        Total Prize Pool: $1220.70

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        -Paradise Falls, Missoula, $610.50 (50% of prize pool)

      • Montana City woman claims $10,000 Powerball prize
        07/09/14
        Tracy Weber of Montana City claimed a $10,000 Powerball prize from the June 4, 2014 drawing with a ticket purchased at Super 1 Foods, 1346 US Hwy 2 E.; Kalispell.

        Tracy, a stay-at-home mom, checked her numbers on the Montana Lottery website the night of the draw to see if she’d won. S

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results – July 5
        07/07/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Coke Zero 400 race at the Daytona International Speedway on July 5, 2014

        Total Prize Pool‎: ‎$‎1‎,‎232.00

        Number of ‎1‎st Prize winners‎:‎
        1 – Red Garter Casino, Helena $616.00 (

      • Helena man claims $652,284 Wild Card Prize
        07/03/14
        Richard Bach of Helena claimed the $652,284 Wild Card jackpot from the May 10, 2014 drawing, with a ticket purchased at Friendly’s, 1831 11th Ave.; Helena.

        This is Richards’s first big Lottery win. Richard usually plays Wild Card but stated that he is going to be switching to Hot Lott

    • July
      • Miles City woman claims $260,000 Wild Card Prize
        06/30/14
        HELENA – Dixie Rieger of Miles City claimed the $260,000 Wild Card jackpot from the June 25, 2014 drawing, with a ticket purchased at Albertsons, 519 S Haynes Ave.; Miles City.

        This is Dixie’s first big Lottery win but stated that she usually plays Montana Cash and Wild Card because t

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results – June 28
        06/30/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Quaker State 400 race at the Kentucky Speedway on June 28, 2014

        Total Prize Pool‎: ‎$‎1‎,‎343.00

        Number of ‎1‎st Prize winners‎:‎
        1 – Jorgensons Restaurant & Lounge, Helena $67

      • Butte woman claims $25,000 Top Scratch prize
        06/27/14
        Michele Lawrence of Butte claimed a $25,000 Scratch prize while playing “$250,000 Instant Jackpot” with a ticket purchased at Town Pump, 2305 Continental Dr.; Butte.

        Michele, who works at a family glass shop, originally thought the ticket was a $25 winner, until she s

      • Iowa Man claims $14,000 Top Scratch prize
        06/26/14
        Charles Brumley of Newton, Iowa claimed a $14,000 Scratch top prize while playing “The $14,000 Montana Crossword” with a ticket purchased at Conoco, 2701 6th Avenue; Billings.

        Charles, who calls himself “a jack of all trades,” bought his winning ticket while doing some freelance

      • Bozeman woman claims $5,000 Top Scratch prize
        06/24/14
        Carmel Wood of Bozeman claimed a $5,000 Scratch top prize while playing “Super Hot 7’s” with a ticket purchased at Loaf ‘N Jug, 717 W College Street; Bozeman.

        Carmel, an ice cream server at Pickle Barrel in Bozeman, asked herself, “Is this real?,” when she sc

      • Seeley Lake woman claims $12,000 Top Scratch prize
        06/24/14
        Sylvia Miller of Seeley Lake claimed a $12,000 Scratch top prize while playing “Crossword Time!” with a ticket purchased at Cory’s Valley Market, 3002 Hwy 83; Seeley Lake.

        Sylvia, a supervisor at Tamaracks Resort in Seeley, was at home with her husband when she scratched the winnin

      • Glendive man claims $25,000 Scratch prize
        06/17/14
        John Pershing of Glendive claimed a $25,000 Scratch prize while playing “$250,000 Extravaganza!” with a ticket purchased in Hardin.

        John, a veteran who has served three tours overseas, currently works for a transport company on the rail line. He was working the night he went into t

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results – June 15
        06/16/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Quicken Loans 400 race at the Michigan International Speedway on June 15, 2014

        Total Prize Pool‎: ‎$‎1‎,‎3335.60

        Number of ‎1‎st Prize winners‎:‎
        1 – Cedar Ridge Casino, Laurel $66

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results – June 8
        06/09/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Sprint Cup Series at the Pocono 400 Speedway on June 8, 2014

        Total Prize Pool‎: ‎$‎1‎,‎328.00

        Number of ‎1‎st Prize winners‎:‎
        2 - Sharing $664.00 (‎50‎.‎00‎% ‎of prize poo

      • Billings woman claims $12,000 Top Scratch prize
        06/06/14
        Kari Rodriguez of Billings claimed a $12,000 Top Scratch prize while playing “Strike It Rich Bingo” with a ticket purchased at 3G’s Convenience Store, 4410 State Avenue; Billings.

        This was Kari’s first big Lottery win. She loves to play “Scratch” games and usually plays the

      • Montana Cash Scratch game
        06/05/14
        Play the NEW Montana Cash Scratch game.

        It has a Top Prize of $25,000 with a unique feature of Quick Pick Montana Cash Lotto tickets as a prize in the game.

        When you have a customer that wins an instant Quick Pick Montana Cash Lotto ticket, simply validate their Scratch ticke

      • New EZPLAY Games on sale
        06/05/14
        As of May 11 four new EZPLAY® games started, replacing Winter Wonder, Blackjack, Simple 7’s and Bullseye Bucks.
        Lucky Day is a $3 matching game with a $2,000 top prize and overall odds of 1:2.3.

        Montana Tripler is a $3 card inspired game where getting runs of three’s wins! The

      • Top Retailer Commission Paying Games
        06/05/14
        The top retailer commission paying games for April were:

        823/$100,000 Platinum Pay
        7,960 tickets activated for a total of $3,980 paid in retailer commissions



        824/$250,000 Instant Jackpot
        3,980 tickets were activated for a total of $3,980 paid in retailer c

      • New Scratch games are on sale. Have you ordered them yet?
        06/05/14
        $5/850
        $50,000 Rich
        Top Prize - $50,000.00
        Overall Odds: 1:3.45




        $1/856
        Mustache Cash
        Top Prize - $1,000.00
        Overall Odds: 1:3.96


      • Retailer Feature–-Friendly’s Inc., Helena
        06/05/14
        Friendly’s Inc. in Helena is this month’s featured retailer. Friendly’s is Montana Lottery’s oldest active retailer. They have been with us since the beginning and are always willing to help promote the Lottery.

        Friendly’s displays 30 Scratch games at two different registers. Th

      • Did you know?
        06/05/14
        Did you know that the Montana Lottery has a 24-hour hotline that helps with all your terminal needs and questions? The hotline is fully equipped to help you order printer paper, trouble shoot problems or set up an appointment to have a technician come to fix your Lottery equipment. The next time you

      • Wild Card
        06/05/14
        A $653,000 Wild Card jackpot was recently won in Montana with a ticket purchased at Friendly’s in Helena. Since then we have had a lot of retailers ask for help with explaining the games rules to players. Below is some information that we think will be helpful.
        Select five numbers from 1 thro

      • May 10 Jackpot Winners
        06/05/14
        The Montana Lottery is happy to announce that we had TWO jackpot winners for the drawing held on May 10. There was a $120,000 Montana Cash Jackpot winner from Town Pump at 10955 Hwy 93 S, Lolo and there was also a $652,278 Wild Card Jackpot winner from Friendly's, Inc., 1831 11th Avenue, Helena

      • Personnel Changes
        06/05/14
        The Lottery recently said goodbye to our Communications Manager, Daniel Iverson. Although he will be missed we are happy to announce that Amber Conger has accepted the position. Amber has been with the Lottery for over two years as our Communications Specialist and is a great asset. Amber has her Ba

      • The new Montana Cash game
        06/05/14
        The new Montana Cash game launched May 11 and the results are in! Sales look good so far, and there are more winners. There has been a 58% increase on validations of winning tickets since the game changed. This is largely due to the new $1 prize level which resulted in players winning more often.

      • Montana Lottery Commission to meet
        06/02/14
        The Montana Lottery Commission will hold its quarterly meeting on Thursday, June 12, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at Lottery Headquarters located at 2525 North Montana Avenue in Helena. The meeting is open to the public. A complete agenda is available on the Lottery’s website, mo

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results – June 1
        06/02/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at the Dover International Speedway on June 1, 2014

        Total Prize Pool‎: ‎$‎1‎,‎424.20‎

        Number of ‎1‎st Prize winners‎:‎
        1 – Jorgensons Restauran

    • May
      • Butte woman claims $50,000 top Scratch prize
        05/30/14
        Linda Lubick of Butte claimed a $50,000 Scratch top prize while playing “Jokers Wild” with a ticket purchased at Zip Trip, 2801 Harrison Ave.; Butte.

        This was Linda’s first big Lottery win. She was in such disbelief when she found out she won that she had to verify the winning tic

      • Billings man claims $5,000 Scratch prize
        05/30/14
        Steven Abdallah of Billings claimed a $5,000 Scratch prize while playing “$250,000 Instant Jackpot” with a ticket purchased at SoCo Grand Market, 1503 Grand Ave.; Billings.

        Steven found out he won just before leaving on vacation to visit his son and held on to the ticket the entire t

      • Great Falls woman claims $12,000 Scratch Top Prize
        05/27/14
        Jamie Janicke of Great Falls claimed a $12,000 Scratch top prize while playing “Sweet Cash” with a ticket purchased at Loaf N’ Jug, 900 First Ave.; Great Falls.

        Jamie is a stay at home mom and got a nice surprise this week. She found out Sunday she had a winner over the holiday wee

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results – May 25
        05/27/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Coca-Cola 600 at the Charlotte Motor Speedaway on May 25, 2014

        Total Prize Pool‎: ‎$‎1‎,‎527‎.‎40‎

        Number of ‎1‎st Prize winners‎:‎
        3‎- ‎Sharing $‎763‎.‎80 ‎(‎50

      • Lolo woman claims $120,000 Montana Cash Prize
        05/12/14
        Jody Moors claimed the $120,000 Montana Cash jackpot from Saturday’s drawing, with a ticket purchased at Town Pump, 10955 Hwy 93 S.; Lolo.

        Jody is originally from Kalispell. She works at First Interstate Bank in Lolo and was happy to call in and ask for time off today to come claim her

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for May 10, 2014
        05/12/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Sprint Cup Series at the 5-hour ENERGY 400 on May 10, 2014

        Total Prize Pool: $1,505.70

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Silver Slipper, Missoula, $752.90 (50.00% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd

      • East Helena woman claims $12,000 top Scratch prize
        05/07/14
        Joyce Gray of East Helena claimed a $12,000 Scratch top prize while playing “Crossword Aces” with a ticket purchased at Town Pump, 2900 N. Montana Ave; Helena.

        Joyce and her husband are originally from Helena and are retired.

        This is Joyce’s first big Lottery win, altho

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing 5-5-14
        05/05/14
        Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results – May 4

        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Aaron’s 499 race at the Talladega Superspeedway on May 4, 2014.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,335.60

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        -Thee Gara

      • Columbia Falls woman claims $9,000 Hot Lotto prize
        05/02/14
        Debra McLouth of Columbia Falls claimed a $9,000 Hot Lotto prize from the April 26 drawing, with a ticket purchased at the Nite Owl, 522 9th Street W.; Columbia Falls.

        This was Debra’s first big lotto win. She has won several other smaller prizes, including a $200 Montana Cash win last

    • May
      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results – April 26
        04/28/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Toyota Owners 400 race at the Richmond International Raceway on April 26, 2014.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,357.70

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        -Chinook Eagles Club 689, Chinook, $678.90 (50% of prize pool)

      • Livingston woman claims $12,000 Scratch top prize
        04/23/14
        Billy Burwell of Livingston claimed a $12,000 Scratch top prize while playing “Winter Bingo” with a ticket purchased at Town Pump, 2200 Park St. S.; Livingston.

        Billy mostly plays Bingo and Crossword Scratch tickets. This is her first Lottery win. When Billy found out she won, she cou

      • Missoula woman claims $210,000 Montana Cash jackpot
        04/22/14
        Patricia Metz of Missoula claimed a $210,000 Montana Cash prize from the April 2 drawing, with a ticket purchased at the Orange Street Food Farm, 701 S. Orange St.; Missoula.

        This is Patricia’s first Lottery win. She matched all five white numbers for her jackpot win. Her winning numbe

      • Missoula woman claims $5,227 $hake a Day jackpot
        04/21/14
        Vicki Nelson of Missoula claimed a $5,227 “$hake a Day” jackpot with a ticket purchased at Marvin’s Bar, 7995 Laflesch Ln.; Missoula.

        Vicki works at Marvin’s Bar, where she purchased her winning ticket. Vicki usually plays EZPLAY® games but will play other Lottery games when the

      • First & Last Chance Bar is named MSA Retailer of the Year
        04/17/14
        The Montana Lottery announced First and Last Chance Bar of Eureka is the 2013 Montana Sports Action Retailer of the Year.

        Lottery officials held an event at First and Last Chance Bar and celebrated with its employees. Owner Dave Clarke accepted the award, presented by Wyman Hewitt, sales

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results - April 12
        04/14/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on April 12, 2014.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,383.60

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        -Nickels Gaming Parlour, Helena, $691.90 (50% of prize pool)

        Num

      • Peres Food Basket wins Montana Lottery Retailer of the Year award
        04/08/14
        The Montana Lottery Tuesday announced Peres Food Basket of Great Falls is the 2013 Retailer of the Year and recipient of the Robert D. (Bob) Harper II Memorial Outstanding Lottery Retailer Award.

        Lottery officials traveled to Great Falls to surprise the store with the award and celebrate

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing results - April 7
        04/07/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Duck Commander 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway on April 7, 2014.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,616.70

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        -Lucky Diamond Casino, Billings, $808.40 (50% of prize pool)

        Numbe

    • March
      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results - March 31
        03/31/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the STP 500 at the Martinsville Speedway on March 30, 2014.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,424.30

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        -Aero Lounge, Chinook, $712.20 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize winn

      • MONTANA LOTTERY PUBLIC HEARING
        03/28/14
        The Montana Lottery Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, April 18, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. in the conference room at Lottery Headquarters. The Montana Lottery is located at 2525 North Montana Avenue, Helena, Montana. The purpose of the hearing is to consider amendments and repeal to the M

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results - March 23
        03/24/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 23, 2014.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,598.30

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        2 Sharing $799.20 (50% of prize pool)
        -Won $800 Casino & Sports Pub, Billings,

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results - Mar 16
        03/17/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 16, 2014.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,616.60

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Jorgenson’s Restaurant & Lounge, Helena, $808.40 (50% of prize pool)
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      • Colstrip woman claims $30,000 Powerball with Power Play prize
        03/14/14
        Teresa Brininger of Colstrip claimed a $30,000 Powerball with Power Play prize from the February 19 drawing, with a ticket purchased at the Town Pump, 110 Willow; Colstrip.

        Teresa matched four white balls, the Powerball number and had paid an extra dollar for the Power Play option. The P

      • Mega Millions jackpot reaches $353 million
        03/12/14
        The estimated jackpot for the next Mega Millions drawing is $353 million after no ticket matched all five numbers plus the Mega Ball for Tuesday night. Friday’s jackpot is the 5th largest Mega Millions jackpot to date.

        The Mega Millions jackpot run started on January 7, 2014 at $15 mill

      • Great Falls woman claims $10,000 Powerball prize
        03/10/14
        Daisy Schieber of Great Falls claimed a $10,004 Powerball prize from the March 1 drawing, with a ticket purchased at the Loaf ‘N Jug, 900 First Ave. N.; Great Falls.

        Daisy stated this was her very first big lottery win but hopefully wouldn’t be her last. She plays Powerball “becaus

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results - Mar 9
        03/10/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 9, 2014.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,550.10

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Hangar, Glasgow, $775.10 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize winners

      • Columbia Falls man claims $12,000 Scratch top prize
        03/03/14
        John Riggs of Columbia Falls claimed a $12,000 Scratch top prize while playing “Strike It Rich Bingo” with a ticket purchased at Mike’s Conoco, 1645 9th St. W.; Columbia Falls.

        John braved the winter weather to claim his prize in person at the Lottery headquarters.

        This

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing results - Mar 3
        03/03/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Profit on CNBC 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 2, 2014.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,849.80

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        4 Sharing $924.80 (50% of prize pool)
        - First & Last Chance Bar

    • March
      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results - Feb 23
        02/24/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Daytona 500 at the Daytona International Speedway on Feb 23, 2014.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,699.90

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Cattlemens Bar & Casino, Kalispell, $850.00 (50% of prize pool)

      • Combined jackpots exceed half a billion in prize money
        02/18/14
        The estimated jackpot for Wednesday’s Powerball drawing is now $400 million after no ticket matched all five white balls and the Powerball. Combined with the $154 million Mega Millions jackpot, there is over half a billion in jackpot prizes available between the two games.

        The highest

      • Powerball jackpot grows to $330 million
        02/13/14
        The estimated jackpot for Saturday’s Powerball drawing is now $330 million. The jackpot starts at $40 million and increases until it is won.

        The highest jackpot for Powerball ever recorded occurred May 17, 2013 after reaching $590.5 million. That jackpot was won in Florida.

      • Powerball jackpot grows to $284 million
        02/11/14
        The estimated jackpot for Wednesday’s Powerball drawing is now $284 million. The jackpot starts at $40 million and increases until it is won.

        The highest jackpot for Powerball ever recorded occurred May 17, 2013 after reaching $590.5 million. That jackpot was won in Florida.

      • Culbertson man claims $10,000 Montana Millionaire prize
        02/11/14
        Jeremy Waldow visited Helena on Tuesday to claim his $10,000 Montana Millionaire prize from the December 14 Pre-Millionaire drawing, with a ticket purchased at Super Pumper, 902 S. Central; Sidney.

        Jeremy is new Lottery player, saying he’s only been playing for about a year. This is hi

      • Dutton man claims $10,000 Powerball prize
        02/11/14
        Brent Hitchcock of Dutton claimed a $10,000 Powerball prize from the December 7, 2103 drawing with a ticket purchased at Town Pump, 215 N. Main St.; Conrad.

        Brent is a big Powerball fan and stated that this is his first jackpot win! He also said he plans to buy more Powerball tickets sin

      • MT Cash Re-launches with BIGGER Jackpots
        02/05/14
        The new, improved, Montana Cash game will be launching May 11, 2014, and the draw-down begins February 19, 2014.

        Montana Cash is still the same great game, at the same great price but with bigger jackpots and more prizes to win!

        Under the new matrix, Montana Cash jackpots wil

      • Laurel woman claims $10,000 Powerball prize
        02/05/14
        Teri Achten of Laurel, claimed a $10,000 Powerball prize from Saturday’s drawing, with a ticket purchased at the Market Basket, 8014 Laurel S. Front Rd.; Laurel.

        Achten stated this was her very first lottery win and that she used a quick pick. Achten is a loyal Powerball player, statin

      • Billings man claims $50,000 Montana Cash jackpot
        02/05/14
        Tony Schweigert of Billings claimed the $50,000 Montana Cash jackpot from Saturday’s drawing, with a ticket purchased at Conomart Super Store, 1219 Main St.; Billings.

        This win was an interesting win for Schweigert, who stated that he hadn’t played the Lottery in a while and decided

    • January
      • Havre man claims $9,000 Hot Lotto prize
        01/27/14
        Allan Labuda of Havre claimed a $9,000 Hot Lotto prize with a ticket purchased at Holiday 200 W. First St.; Havre.

        Allen is a frequent Lottery player, saying he picks up a couple different games “here and there.”

        He didn’t mention any immediate plans for how he will spen

      • Bozeman man claims $10,000 Montana Millionaire prize
        01/27/14
        Jorden Williams of Bozeman has claimed a $10,000 Montana Millionaire prize with a ticket purchased from Smith’s Food & Drug, 1400 N. 19th Ave.; Bozeman.

        Jorden started playing Montana Millionaire last year and decided to play again this year so he could try to win one of the $500 in

      • New Scratch games on sale now
        01/23/14
        New Scratch games are on sale. Have you ordered them yet?


        $2/831
        Strike It Rich Bingo
        Top Prize: $12,000
        Overall Odds: 1:3.19



        $3/822
        Word-O-Rama
        Top Prize: $25,000
        Overall Odds: 1:3.97

      • Online ticket barcodes updated
        01/23/14
        You may have noticed terminal-issued tickets look a little bit different now. While the barcode appears to be the same, the number corresponding to the barcode (printed above it) has changed from a 35-digit number to a 55-digit number. This change doesn’t apply to Scratch tickets.

        This

      • Farewell, Karen Wolcott
        01/23/14
        Karen Wolcott, longtime Lottery Sales Rep for Region 7 (Kalispell area) has retired after 26 years of service to the Montana Lottery. Karen was a great member of the team, and she will be missed.

        Karen began her career with the Lottery in retailer licensing, and has been successful in sal

      • Lottery goes paperless with game information
        01/23/14
        As of the January 19 Powerball changes, the Lottery is no longer printing or using “Games & How to Play” brochures. If you still have any brochures on display, please recycle them because the information is now out of date.

        The information from the brochure will continue to be ava

      • Changes to administrative rules proposed
        01/23/14
        On February 15, the Lottery Commission proposes to amend its Administrative Rules. An electronic copy of this proposal notice is available on the Lottery website. You may click here to access it. Any questions or comments concerning these rules should be directed to John Tarr, Security Director for

      • Retailer Feature: Reynolds Market, Sidney
        01/23/14
        Reynolds Market in Sidney is this month’s featured retailer. They just built and opened a brand new, 48,000 square foot store in Sidney. The store opened on November 19. It is the largest grocery store in eastern Montana, and they do a great job for the Montana Lottery.

        Reynolds Market

      • Personnel Changes
        01/23/14
        The Lottery recently said farewell to its longtime Sales Rep, Karen Wolcott, from the Kalispell area. But we are pleased and excited to announce that Wyman Hewitt has accepted the position and is settling into his new role as Region 7 Sales Rep. Wyman is really looking forward to getting to know all

      • Time is running out for a lucky winner from Havre.
        01/23/14
        The Montana Lottery has a prize set to expire in early March that still hasn’t been claimed.

        The Lottery has an unclaimed Hot Lotto prize in the amount of $9,000 expiring on March 11. This ticket was sold at the Holiday Station #272 in Havre for the September 11 drawing.

        In

      • Missoula woman claims $14,000 top prize
        01/23/14
        Chrystale Newman of Missoula claimed a $14,000 top prize in the “$14,000 Montana Crossword” Scratch game with a ticket purchased at Muralt’s, 8800 Truck Stop Rd.; Missoula.

        Newman is a longtime Montana resident and stay-at-home mom. She said she plays the Lottery often but only Scr

      • Whitefish man claims $40,000 Powerball with Power Play prize
        01/23/14
        Alexander Parkhurst has claimed a $40,000 Powerball with Power Play prize from the Jan. 15 drawing with a ticket purchased at Super 1 Foods, 2100 Ninth St. W.; Columbia Falls.

        Alexander and his wife, Melanie, are longtime Powerball players. They stated that they have been playing since 1

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football results
        01/21/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for week 20 ending Jan. 19.

        Total Prize Pool: $4,303.20

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        9-Sharing $2,151.90 (50% of prize pool)

        -Tahitian Nites Casino, Billings, $239.10
        -Tahitian Nites Casino,

      • Missoula man claims $40,000 Powerball with Power Play prize
        01/16/14
        Bruce Sperry claimed a $40,000 Powerball with Power Play prize from Saturday’s drawing, with a ticket purchased at Hellgate Trading Post, 6265 Mullan Rd.; Missoula.

        Bruce and his wife, Monte, are lifelong Montana residents from the Missoula area. Bruce is a frequent Lottery player who

      • Kalispell man claims $1 million Montana Millionaire grand prize
        01/14/14
        HELENA – Russell Miller of Kalispell is Montana’s newest millionaire after claiming the $1 million Montana Millionaire grand prize with a ticket he purchased from Mike’s of Columbia Falls, 1645 9th St. W.

        Russell is an occasional Lottery player who bought two Montana Millionaire tic

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football results - Jan 12
        01/13/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for the week ending Jan. 12.

        Total Prize Pool: $5,087.40

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        -Doc & Eddy’s West, Billings, $2,543.70 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize winners:
        -Scoreboa

      • Havre woman claims $100,000 Montana Millionaire prize
        01/10/14
        Teresa Roberts of Havre has claimed a $100,000 Montana Millionaire prize with a ticket purchased from Tip It Bar, 1315 3rd St. N.; Havre.

        Teresa is a regular Lottery player who picked up two Montana Millionaire tickets this year. She checked the winning numbers right after the drawing and

      • Helena man claims $10,000 Montana Millionaire prize
        01/07/14
        Thomas Judge of Helena has claimed a $10,000 Montana Millionaire prize with a ticket purchased from Safeway, 611 N. Montana Ave.; Helena.

        Thomas declined to release further information about his win.

        This is the second of six prizes to be claimed so far from the Dec. 31 Montana

      • Clancy couple claims $10,000 Powerball Prize
        01/06/14
        Vicki Caissey and her husband Ed of Clancy claimed a $10,000 Powerball prize with a ticket purchased at Town Pump, 5310 Grant Creek Rd.; Missoula.

        Vicki says she is not a frequent Lottery player and purchased her lucky ticket on a whim while buying gas en route to Oregon for a visit. She

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football Results - Jan. 5
        01/06/14
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for the week ending Jan. 5.

        Total Prize Pool: $5,017.10

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Westside Lanes & Fun Center, Missoula, $2,508.60 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize winners:
        3

      • Billings woman claims $100,000 Montana Millionaire prize
        01/02/14
        Helen Wortham of Billings claimed a $100,000 Montana Millionaire prize Thursday with a ticket purchased at 3G’s Convenience Store, located at 4106 State Ave.; Billings.

        Helen, her son Sheldon, and a family friend from Tennessee purchased their Montana Millionaire tickets together and

      • Montana Millionaire final winning numbers with locations
        01/02/14
        Here are the Montana Millionaire 2013 Final Drawing winning numbers with locations.

        PRIZE WINNING NUMBER LOCATION
        $1 Million
        090907
        Mikes of Columbia Falls
        1645 9th St. W.;
        Columbia Falls

        $100,000
        074474
        3G’s Convenience Store
        410

  • 2013
    • December
      • Lottery to hold Montana Millionaire drawing early
        12/30/13
        Lottery players will be able to check their Montana Millionaire tickets a day early this year, the Lottery announced Monday.

        In response to record-breaking sales, the Lottery has rescheduled the Montana Millionaire Final Drawing from Jan. 1 to Tuesday, Dec. 31, at 3 p.m. Winning numbers w

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football Results – Dec. 29
        12/30/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for week 17 ending Dec. 29.

        Total Prize Pool: $5,146.60

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Grandstand Casino, Billings, $2,573.30 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize winners:
        1-Cedar Ridge C

      • Montana Millionaire sells out ahead of deadline
        12/26/13
        The Montana Lottery announced Thursday that Montana’s exclusive raffle game, Montana Millionaire, has sold out ahead of the Dec. 31 deadline.

        This is the second year in a row that all 130,000 tickets have sold out ahead of schedule. This popular raffle game has been making Montanans mi

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football results Dec.24
        12/24/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for week 16 ending Dec. 23.

        Total Prize Pool: $4,551.00

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1- Westside Casino, Malta, $2,275.50 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize winners:
        1-Tahitian Nites Ca

      • Denver woman claims $30,000 Hot Lotto prize
        12/19/13
        Linda Cole has claimed a $30,000 Hot Lotto prize from the Nov. 30 drawing. Linda is from Denver, Colo., but purchased her ticket at Albertsons, 200 S. 23rd St.; Bozeman.

        Linda got her ticket while she was on an extended visit to Montana to spend time with her daughter, who attends MSU and

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football results - Dec. 16
        12/17/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for week 15 ending Dec. 16.

        Total Prize Pool: $6,574.70

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Doc & Eddy’s Liquor Store, Billings, $3,287.40 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize winners:
        1

      • $586 million Mega Millions jackpot is second highest ever
        12/16/13
        The estimated annuitized jackpot for Tuesday’s Mega Millions draw is now $586 million. Originally announced at $550 million after no tickets matched all numbers drawn Friday, it was increased today following strong sales. The cash option is $316.5 million.

        Tuesday’s jackpot is the sec

      • Butte woman claims $10,000 Early Bird Drawing prize
        12/13/13
        Susan Mengon of Butte has claimed the $10,000 Montana Millionaire Early Bird Drawing prize with a ticket purchased from Town Pump, 531 S. Montana; Butte.

        Susan said she plays Montana Millionaire every year but almost forgot to buy a ticket before the Early Bird Drawing until her husband,

      • Billings woman claims Montana Cash prize
        12/10/13
        Rose Keeler claimed an $85,000 Montana Cash prize from Saturday’s drawing with a ticket purchased at Casey’s Corner Store of Billings, 2816 Old Hardin Rd.; Billings.

        Keeler is one of two lucky Montana Cash players who split the $170,000 jackpot. The other ticket is still unclaimed an

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football results - Dec.9
        12/10/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for week 14 ending Dec. 9.

        Total Prize Pool: $4,909.70

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Doc & Eddy’s Liquor Store, Billings, $2,454.90 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize winners:
        -V

      • Mega Millions jackpot hits $344 million
        12/09/13
        The estimated jackpot for Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing is $344 million.

        Tuesday’s jackpot rolls in at 4th place for the largest Mega Millions jackpot to date and the 10th largest U.S. lottery jackpot ever.

        The Mega Millions pot started on Oct. 4 at $12 million and has ro

      • Montana Cash prize must be claimed by January 3
        12/06/13
        A $30,000 Montana Cash prize won in July will expire Friday, January 3, 2014. Unless the prize is claimed by the January cutoff, the prize will be transferred to the State of Montana General Fund.

        The winning ticket was for the July 3 draw and was purchased from the Stromberg Enterprises

      • Lottery prizes claimed
        12/05/13
        HELENA – Steven Ewing of Lame Deer claimed a $10,000 Powerball prize while playing on a ticket purchased at Town Pump, 110 Willow; Colstrip.

        The drawing was held Nov. 27, and Steven matched four white balls and the Powerball number for his $10,000 win.

        Steven plans to use hi

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football results - Dec 2
        12/03/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for week 13 ending Dec. 2.

        Total Prize Pool: $5,339.00

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Diamond Jim’s Russell, Missoula, $2,669.50 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize winners:
        1-Doc &

    • December
      • Montana Lottery Commission to Meet
        11/26/13
        The Montana Lottery Commission will hold its quarterly meeting on Thursday, December 5, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at Lottery Headquarters located at 2525 North Montana Avenue in Helena. The meeting is open to the public. A complete agenda is available on the Lottery’s website,

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football Results – Nov. 25
        11/26/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for week 12 ending Nov. 25.

        Total Prize Pool: $5,871.70

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Scoreboard Pub and Casino, Kalispell, $2,935.90 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize winners:
        1-Nick

      • Havre woman claims $2 million Powerball with Power Play prize
        11/21/13
        Shannon Heggem of Havre has claimed a $2 million Powerball with Power Play prize for the Aug. 31 draw with a ticket purchased from Holiday, 200 W. First St.; Havre.

        Shannon is Montana’s biggest winner since two Helena friends won a $48.5 million Powerball jackpot in 2010.

        Sha

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football results - Nov 18
        11/19/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for week 11 ending Nov. 18.

        Total Prize Pool: $4,983.70

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Lisac’s Tri Stop, Butte, $2,491.90 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize winners:
        1-Montana City Gr

      • Validate winning tickets manually
        11/18/13
        If the barcode area of a player’s winning ticket is damaged, or you are otherwise unable to validate the ticket using your terminal’s barcode scanner, you may still pay the ticket manually.

        To start, from the terminal home screen, touch MANUAL PAY. Then touch either LOTTO (selected by

      • Top activating games in September
        11/18/13
        The top activating games for September were:


        815/$14,000 Montana Crossword
        40,900 tickets activated for a total of $4,090 paid in retailer commissions


        819/Moneycomb Crossword
        36,700 tickets activated for a total of $3,670 paid in retailer commissions

      • New Scratch games on sale now
        11/18/13
        New Scratch games are on sale. Have you ordered them yet?


        $1/834
        Frosty Fun
        Top Prize: $500
        Overall Odds: 1:4.02


        $2/835
        Peppermint Doubler
        Top Prize: $5,000
        Overall Odds: 1:3.06


        $2/838
        Bonus Word Crossword
        Top

      • Retailer Feature: Town Pump #1015, Great Falls
        11/18/13
        A positive attitude and enthusiasm are part what it takes to succeed in the customer service business, and the management and staff at Town Pump #1015, 505 Northwest Bypass in Great Falls, demonstrate both attributes. This has a positive effect on their Lottery sales.

        Town Pump Manager Ka

      • Personnel Changes
        11/18/13
        Kassie Kultgen was recently hired by the Montana Lottery as the Quality Assurance Analyst. Originally from Shelby, she attended college at Montana Tech. She was previously employed by Intralot for the past seven years as a Business Analyst. Kassie started her new position October 21.

      • Powerball drawdown under way
        11/18/13


        The Power Play number returns January 19!

        Beginning with the January 22 Powerball draw, Power Play will no longer increase non-jackpot prizes by a set amount but once again by a random Power Play multiplier from 2X to 5X. The Match 5 prize will continue to be $2 million with P

      • 7th annual Montana Millionaire kicks off
        11/18/13


        Montana Millionaire ticket sales began shortly before 6:00 AM Friday, November 1. The 3G’s Convenience store located at 1425 Highway 87 East in Billings sold the first ticket.

        A new report has been added to your terminal (Coronis or microLOT) to assist you with Montana Milli

      • Great Falls woman claims $50,000 Scratch top prize
        11/18/13
        Malee Truesdell of Great Falls claimed a $50,000 top Scratch prize while playing “Emerald Green 8’s” with a ticket purchased at Holiday, 1428 3rd St. NW.; Great Falls.

        Malee celebrated her birthday yesterday and received her Scratch ticket inside of her birthday card. It turned out

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results - Nov 17
        11/18/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Ford EcoBoost 400 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 17, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,080.30

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        2-Sharing $540.20 (50% of prize pool)
        -First & Last Chance Ba

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football Results - Nov 4
        11/05/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for week 9 ending Nov. 4.

        Total Prize Pool: $4,898.70

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Wolf Den, Three Forks, $2,449.40 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize winners:
        1-Diamond Jim’s Russe

      • Havre woman claims $250,000 Scratch top prize
        11/05/13
        Mary Tofari of Havre has claimed a $250,000 top prize for the “$250,000 Cash Quest” Scratch game with a ticket purchased from Town Pump, 136 First St. W.; Havre.

        The day she won, Mary was running errands and became quite thirsty. She stopped by Town Pump to buy a drink and decided to

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results - Nov 3
        11/04/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the AAA Texas 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $984.10

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Aero Lounge, Chinook, $492.10 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Priz

      • Montana Millionaire on sale November 1
        11/01/13
        The Montana Lottery’s 7th annual seasonal raffle game is back on sale Nov. 1.

        Featuring Montana’s best odds of winning $1 million, Montana Millionaire tickets are limited to 130,000 and only available until Dec. 31 or until they’re gone, whichever comes first. Last year’s game so

    • October
      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football Results - Oct 28
        10/29/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for week 8 ending Oct. 28.

        Total Prize Pool: $4,998.60

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Lucky Bullet, Malta, $2,499.30 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize winners:
        2 Sharing $1,499.60 (30%

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results - Oct 27
        10/28/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at the Martinsville Speedway on October 27, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $891.60

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Phil & Tim’s, Boulder, $445.80 (50% of prize pool)<

      • Helena woman claims $9,361 Shake a Day jackpot
        10/23/13
        Penny Green of Helena has claimed a $9,361 jackpot for the “$hake a Day” EZPLAY® game with a ticket purchased from Bullseye Casino of Helena.

        Now three times lucky, Penny also won “$hake a Day” jackpots for $1,099 on Aug. 19 and for $2,353 on Oct. 15. Her latest win is one of the

      • Ronan woman claims $90,000 Montana Cash jackpot prize
        10/23/13
        Linda Azure of Ronan claimed a $90,000 Montana Cash jackpot prize with a ticket purchased at Town Pump, 2210 N Reserve St.; Missoula.

        The drawing was held on Saturday, October 12 and Linda’s ticket matched 5 out of 5 numbers for a $90,000 jackpot win. The winning numbers were 9, 14, 20,

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football Results - Oct 21
        10/22/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for week 7 ending Oct. 21.

        Total Prize Pool: $5,124.40

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Your Lucky Turn Casino, Bigfork, $2,562.20 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize winners:
        1-Lisac’s

      • Columbia Falls woman claims $25,000 Scratch top prize
        10/21/13
        Trisha Fauth claimed a $25,000 top Scratch prize while playing “Frogger” with a ticket purchased at Town Pump, 507 9th St. W.; Columbia Falls.

        A regular Powerball player, Trisha also buys one Scratch ticket a month, and this is her first big Lottery win. On Saturday, when she scratch

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results - Oct 20
        10/21/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Camping World RV Sales 500 at the Talladega Super Speedway on October 20, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,006.30

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Papa Ray’s Casino, Montana City, $503.20 (50% of prize poo

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football results - Oct 14
        10/15/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for week 6 ending Oct. 14.

        Total Prize Pool: $4,884.00

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Suds Hut, Helena, $2,442.00 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize winners:
        1-Nickels Gaming Parlour, H

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results - Oct 12
        10/15/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Bank of America 500 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 12, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,128.10

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        3 Sharing $564.00 (50% of prize pool)
        -EZ Mark Casino, Harlem, $

      • Helena woman claims $6,000 Wild Card prize
        10/08/13
        Jennifer Harnden of Helena claimed a $6,000 Wild Card prize with a ticket purchased at the Canyon Ferry Mini Basket, 3012 Canyon Ferry Rd.; East Helena.

        Jennifer and her coworkers play in a Lottery office pool and started about a year ago. They purchase tickets once a week. This is their

      • Helena woman claims $50,000 Scratch top prize
        10/08/13
        Norene Lynch of Helena has claimed a $50,000 top prize for the “Golden Spades” Scratch game with a ticket purchased from Thriftway Super Stop, 2401 Continental Dr.; Butte.

        Norene and her husband were visiting Butte on Saturday. They were on their way out of town when Norene got a swee

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football results Oct 7
        10/08/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for week 5 ending Oct. 7

        Total Prize Pool: $4,717.40

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Doc & Eddy’s West, Billings, $2,358.70 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize winners:
        1-Bum Steer

      • Missoula main claimes $25,000 Scratch top prize
        10/07/13
        Blake Ellis of Missoula claimed a $25,000 top Scratch prize while playing “Gold Slingo,” on a ticket purchased at Zootown Super Stop, 2105 S. Higgins; Missoula.

        “Gold Slingo” debuted October 29, 2012 with top prizes up to $25,000.

        The Montana Lottery was created by ref

      • Retailer Feature: Missoula Southgate Mall courtesy booth
        10/07/13
        You may not expect to swing by the mall to get Lottery tickets, but in Missoula, you can. The Missoula Southgate Mall courtesy booth has been a long standing and supportive Lottery retailer since 2001.

        The goal for the courtesy booth was to have fun, and with that came a desire to grow. A

      • Promote Lottery with your reader board
        10/07/13
        Club Royale Casino of Miles City is one of several retailers around the state to find success by using their reader boards to promote Lottery with eye-catching graphics.



        From special occasions such as big jackpots and Montana Millionaire to everyday reminders, there’s no tim

      • New Scratch Games on sale now
        10/07/13
        Three new Scratch games started 9/18. Have you ordered them yet?


        $1/812
        $2,000 Spin
        Top Prize: $2,000
        Overall Odds: 1:4:06


        $5/827
        Slingo Trio
        Top Prize: $50,000
        Overall Odds: 1:3.51


        $10/823
        Platinum Pay
        Top Pr

      • Try Fantasy Football with the new e-Playslip!
        10/07/13
        Fantasy Football is back with a new season and a new way to play.

        Lotto players have enjoyed the convenience of e-Playslip since it launched this summer. Now with the professional football season under way, Fantasy Football players may enjoy the benefits of e-Playslip too. Here’s how:
      • Personnel Changes
        10/07/13
        Jolene Boyd was recently promoted to Accounting Tech. Jolene is a graduate of UM-Helena College of Technology with an Associate’s of Applied Science-Medical Administrative Specialist degree. She has been with the Montana Lottery accounting department since May of 2010.

        Stephanie Hauptma

      • New EZPLAY® game, Big Sky Bucks, on sale now!
        10/07/13


        The new $1 Big Sky Bucks EZPLAY® game started September 22, replacing Piggy Bank Bucks. This Montana-themed number matching game carries 12 prize tiers ranging from $1 to the $1,000 top prize and great overall odds of 1:2.53.

        EZPLAY® started with four games in November 2011.

      • Top activating games in August
        10/07/13
        The top activating games for August were:


        819/Moneycomb Crossword
        40,000 tickets were activated for a total of $4,000 paid in retailer commissions.


        757/$100,000 Montana Silver
        7,720 tickets were activated for a total of $3,860 paid in retailer commissions.

      • New $3 Scratch game pack to include 60 tickets
        10/07/13
        A new $3 TETRIS Scratch game set to launch this fall will be sold in packs of 60 tickets instead of the usual 40. The cost of the 60-ticket pack will be $180. By selling through the pack, retailers may earn $9 in commissions.

        The receipt your terminal prints after you activate a pack of T

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results - Oct 6
        10/07/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Hollywood Casino 400 at the Kansas Speedway on October 6, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,110.00

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        3 Sharing $555.00 (50% of prize pool)
        -Won $800 Casino & Sports Pub,

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football Results- Sep 30
        10/01/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for week 4 ending Sept. 30, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $4,217.90

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1- R Y Trail Bar & Grill, Flaxville, $2,109.00 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize winners:
    • October
      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results - Sep 29
        09/30/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the AAA 400 race at the Dover International Speedway on September 29, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,154.10

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        2 Sharing $577.20 (50% of prize pool)
        -Hangar, Glasgow, $288.60
      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football Results - Sep 23
        09/24/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for week 3 ending Sept. 23, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $4,462.10

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1- VFW Post 10010, East Helena, $2,231.10 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize winners:
        1-Town C

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results - Sep 22
        09/23/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Sylvania 300 race at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 22, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,061.70

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Chrome Bar, Absarokee, $530.90 (50% of prize pool)

        N

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football Results Sept. 16
        09/17/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for week 2 ending Sept. 16, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $3,718.40

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1- Play Inn, Billings, $1,859.20 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize winners:
        1-Scoreboard Pub

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results – Sept. 15
        09/16/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the GEICO 400 at the Chicagoland Speedway on Sept. 15, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $947.10

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Jorgensons Restaurant & Lounge, Helena, $473.60 (50% of prize pool)

        Nu

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football results Sept. 9
        09/10/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for week 1 ending Sept. 9, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $2,601.00

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1- Town Club, Gardiner, $1,300.50 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize winners:
        1-Bottles & S

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results - Sep 7
        09/09/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Federated Auto Parts 400 race at the Richmond International Speedway on September 7, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,176.50

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Bottles & Shots West, Billings, $588.30 (50%

      • Livingston woman claims $40,000 Powerball with Power Play prize
        09/06/13
        Rebecca Mennes of Livingston has claimed a $40,000 Powerball with Power Play prize for the Sept. 4 draw with a ticket purchased from TJ’s Gas N Convenience, 204 E. Park St.; Livingston.

        Rebecca, a longtime Powerball player, said she was thinking a few days before the draw that she would

      • $2 million Powerball with Power Play ticket sold in Havre
        09/03/13
        A $2 million winning Powerball with Power Play ticket was sold in Havre for the Aug. 31 draw and is the Montana Lottery’s biggest winner since 2010, when the $48.5 million Powerball jackpot was won in Helena.

        The ticket matched five of five white balls with the Power Play option to win

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results Sep 1
        09/03/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the AdvoCare 500 race at the Atlanta Motor Speedway on September 1, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,272.60

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        2 Sharing $636.40 (50% of prize pool)
        -Scoreboard Pub and Casino, K

    • August
      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing results Aug. 24
        08/26/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Irwin Tools Night Race at the Bristol Motor Speedway on August 24, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,172.60

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Paradise Falls, Missoula, $586.40 (50% of prize pool)

        Nu

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results - Aug. 18
        08/19/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Pure Michigan 400 at the Michigan International Speedway on Aug. 18, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,246.70

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-EZ Mark Casino, Harlem, $623.40 (50% of prize pool)

        Nu

      • Great Falls woman claims $25,000 Scratch top prize
        08/16/13
        Patricia Keats of Great Falls claimed a $25,000 top Scratch prize while playing “$25,000 Gold,” with a ticket purchased at Town Pump of Great Falls, 700 10th Ave. S.; Great Falls.

        This is her first Lottery win; however the itch to scratch seems to run in the family as her son and her

      • Helena woman claims $10,000 Powerball prize
        08/16/13
        Debbie Bunker of Helena claimed a $10,000 Powerball prize with a ticket purchased at Bob’s Valley Service, 7507 N. Montana Ave; Helena.

        Debbie only found out about her win this morning and headed straight to Lottery headquarters to claim her prize. “It’s so crazy I won,” she said.

      • Anaconda man claims $25,000 Scratch top prize
        08/16/13
        Robert Jacobson claimed the $25,000 top Scratch prize while playing “Frogger,” with a ticket purchased at Thriftway Super Stop, 1420 E. Park Ave.; Anaconda.

        While at Lottery headquarters, he literally jumped for joy over his win. Overcoming recent personal family losses he called his

      • Montana Lottery commission to meet
        08/14/13
        The Montana Lottery Commission will hold its quarterly meeting on Thursday, August 22, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at Lottery Headquarters located at 2525 North Montana Avenue in Helena. The meeting is open to the public. A complete agenda is available on the Lottery’s website,

      • Helena man claims $100,000 Scratch top prize
        08/14/13
        Henry “Hank” Lang of Helena claimed the $100,000 top Scratch prize while playing “$100,000 Green,” on a ticket purchased at Van’s Thriftway, 306 Euclid Ave.; Helena.

        Hank is a former Lottery employee, the first ever hired when the Montana Lottery began in 1986, and he retired 1

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing results Aug. 11
        08/12/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Cheez-It 355 at The Glen on August 11, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,084.00

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Madhatters Pub Inc., Glendive, $542.00 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize winne

      • Winifred man claims $8,121 “$hake a Day” jackpot
        08/08/13
        HELENA – Andy Heller of Winifred has claimed the $8,121 “$hake a Day” jackpot he won Wednesday at the bar his uncle owns, Winifred Tavern and Café at 110 Main St.; Winifred.

        “I was surrounded by my family and just thought that the jackpot was finally high enough for me to play ag

      • Powerball jackpot fourth largest in lottery history
        08/05/13
        The $400 million estimated jackpot for Wednesday’s Powerball draw is the fourth highest jackpot in U.S. lottery history after no tickets matched all five of the winning numbers and the Powerball number from the drawing on Saturday night.

        The current Powerball jackpot started at $40 mill

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results Aug. 4
        08/05/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the GoBowling.com 400 at the Pocono Raceway on August 4, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,294.90

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Nickels Gaming Parlour, Helena, $647.50 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of

      • Powerball jackpot increased due to strong sales
        08/02/13
        The estimated jackpot for Saturday’s Powerball draw is now $300 million. Originally announced at $290 million this week after no tickets matched all numbers drawn, today it was increased to the current $300 million following strong sales.

        Saturday’s jackpot is one of only ten jackpot

      • $40,000 Mega Millions, $10,000 Powerball prizes claimed
        08/01/13

        Two Montana Lottery players have claimed big prizes from weekend draws.

        Jeffery Dinsdale of Deer Lodge claimed a $40,000 Mega Millions with Megaplier prize for the July 26 draw with a ticket purchased from Casey’s Corner Store, 2007 Blue Creek Rd.; Billings.

        The prize

    • July
      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results – July 28
        07/29/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Crown Royal Presents The Samuel Deeds 400 at The Brickyard at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 28, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,213.20

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        3-Sharing $606.60 (50% of priz

      • Billings man claims $12,000 Scratch top prize
        07/22/13
        Joe Pirtz of Billings claimed a $12,000 top prize for the “Moneycomb Crossword” Scratch game with a ticket purchased at the Holiday at 105 Broadwater Ave.; Billings.

        Joe is a regular Scratch player, saying that he plays “all the games,” and usually picks up his tickets about once

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results - Jul. 14
        07/15/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Camping World RV Sales 301 Race at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 14, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,272.00

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        6 Sharing $636.00 (50% of prize pool)
        Wild Jacks C

      • Great Falls woman claims $14,000 top Scratch prize
        07/08/13
        HELENA – Barbarita Esparza claimed a $14,000 top Scratch prize while playing “$14,000 Montana Crossword” over the July 4th holiday weekend with a ticket purchased at Holiday, 1020 15th St. N.; Great Falls.

        “I checked every letter, every word. I had my boyfriend check it and the

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing results Jul. 6
        07/08/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Coke Zero 400 powered by Coca-Cola at the Daytona International Speedway on July 6, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,280.10

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Town Club, Gardiner, $640.10 (50% of prize pool)
      • Stevensville woman claims $9,000 Hot Lotto prize
        07/05/13

        Patricia Cloud of Stevensville claimed a $9,000 Hot Lotto prize with a ticket purchased at Ole’s Conoco, 3912 N. Hwy 93; Stevensville.

        Patricia was “feeling lucky and recently had a dream that in the month of June something similar to this was going to happen,” she said. She

      • Three Forks woman claims $6,000 Wild Card prize
        07/02/13
        HELENA – Bonnie Cook of Three Forks claimed a $6,000 Wild Card prize with a ticket purchased at Thriftway Super Stop, 5 S. Main St.; Three Forks.

        Bonnie is a frequent Lottery player, saying she usually picks up a Lucky 7 package, but this win was thanks to her own favorite numbers.
    • July
      • Billings man claims $25,000 Scratch top prize
        06/24/13
        HELENA – Gordon Anderson claimed a $25,000 top Scratch prize while playing the “$25,000 Crossword” game over the weekend at Cenex Zip Trip, 2975 Grand Ave.; Billings.

        Growing up, Gordon’s mom always played Powerball. After seeing his mom win a $5,000 Powerball prize, Gordon deci

      • Great Falls man claims $12,000 Scratch top prize
        06/24/13

        Great Falls man claims $12,000 Scratch top prize

        HELENA – George Gunther of Great Falls claimed one of two $12,000 top prizes for the “$12,000 Bullseye Cash” Scratch game with a ticket purchased at Noon’s, 3200 10th Ave. S.; Great Falls.

        George says he

      • Missoula woman claims $935 EZPLAY® Jackpot
        06/24/13
        HELENA – Brandi Breth of Missoula has claimed a $935 prize for the “Three Card Poker” EZPLAY® game with a ticket from Jumbo Jackpot Casino, 3705 Hwy. 200 E.; East Missoula.

        Brandi does play “Three Card Poker” from time to time and she plans on using her winnings to help pay of

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results – June 23
        06/24/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at the Sonoma Raceway on June 23, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,450.30

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Buck Snort, Missoula, $725.20 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Priz

      • Butte woman claims $4,092 EZPLAY® jackpot
        06/18/13
        HELENA – Racheal Salcido of Butte claimed a $4,092 “$hake a Day” EZPLAY® jackpot with a ticket purchased at the Sunken Treasure Casino located at 2902 Harrison Ave. in Butte.

        Racheal said she plays “$hake a Day” often, as well as other Lottery games like Powerball and Mega Mill

      • Hamilton woman claims $3,184 EZPLAY® jackpot
        06/18/13
        HELENA – A very excited Michelle Gibson claimed a $3,184 “$hake a Day” EZPLAY® jackpot on Wednesday at The Edge Sports Bar, 140 Bitterroot Plaza Dr., Hamilton, where Michelle also works.

        This was only Michelle’s second time playing “$hake a Day,” however she has watched many

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results – June 16
        06/17/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Quicken Loans 400 at the Michigan International Speedway on June 16, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,339.30

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Wild Horse, Plains, $669.70 (50% of prize pool)

        Number

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results – June 9
        06/10/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Party in the Poconos 400 presented by Walmart at the Pocono Raceway on June 9, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,306

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Scoreboard Pub and Casino, Kalispell, $653 (50% of prize p

      • Helena man claims $10,000 Scratch top prize
        06/07/13


        HELENA – Vincent Reed of Helena has claimed a $10,000 top prize for the “$10,000 Taxes Paid” Scratch game with a ticket from Town Pump, 116 Lane Ave.; East Helena.

        Vincent buys Scratch tickets from time to time, and also finds himself playing Wild Card and Powerball.

      • Rudyard woman claims second EZPLAY® jackpot in three weeks
        06/06/13
        HELENA – Linda Foster of Rudyard claimed her second “$hake a Day” EZPLAY® jackpot at $5,683. Her ticket was purchased at Spencer’s Hi-Way Bar, 330 Hwy. 2; Hingham.

        Linda, who is a regular “$hake a Day” player, also won $1,132 just three weeks ago at the Grand Bar in Chester.<

      • Ennis woman claims $10,000 Scratch top prize
        06/04/13
        ENNIS – Deborah Kriewald of Ennis received an exciting early birthday present this year, claiming a $10,000 top prize for the “Country Cash” Scratch game with a ticket purchased at Town Pump, 116 W. Main; Ennis.

        “I play every Saturday. It’s the only entertainment there is in Enn

      • Missoula woman claims $10,000 Scratch prize
        06/04/13
        HELENA – Laurie Cohen of Missoula claimed a $10,000 “$250,000 Cash Quest” prize with a ticket purchased at PS Mini Mart, 930 N. Russell, Missoula.

        Laurie traveled from Missoula to Lottery headquarters in Helena on Friday, May 31 to claim her Scratch prize.

        “Cash Quest

      • Kalispell man wins $50,000 Scratch prize
        06/03/13


        HELENA –James Ask of Kalispell Monday claimed a $50,000 top prize for the “Casino Nights” Scratch game with a ticket purchased from Smith's Food & Drug, 419 Nucleus Ave.; Columbia Falls.

        This win was “sheer luck” for James, who says he plays Sc

    • May
      • Helena man claims $4,550 EZPLAY® jackpot
        05/31/13
        HELENA – Bruce Hamilton of Helena claimed a $4,550 “$hake a Day” EZPLAY® jackpot on Sunday, testing his luck at the Red Garter Casino located at 1600 Prospect Avenue in Helena.

        Although Bruce plays “$hake a Day” regularly, this was his first win. He is eager to put his money i

      • Billings man claims $80,000 Montana Cash jackpot
        05/31/13

        HELENA – Stanley Duletsky of Billings claimed the $80,000 Montana Cash jackpot for the May 25 drawing with a ticket purchased at the 24th Street Cenex, 1031 N. 24th St. W., in Billings.

        Stanley has been playing Montana Cash since it first started, over 20 years ago, and has won

      • Montana Lottery Commission to Meet
        05/28/13
        The Montana Lottery Commission will hold its quarterly meeting on Thursday, May 30, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at Lottery Headquarters located at 2525 North Montana Avenue in Helena. The meeting is open to the public. A complete agenda is available on the Lottery’s website, mon

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results May 26
        05/28/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Coca-Cola 600 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 26, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,542.30

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        5-Sharing, $771.00 (50% of prize pool)
        -Paradise Falls, Missoula, $154.20<

      • $50,000 and $10,000 Scratch top prizes claimed
        05/23/13
        HELENA – Two Montana Lottery players each have claimed a top prize for a Scratch game.

        Julia Wall of Hamilton claimed a $50,000 top prize for “Super Monopoly” with a ticket purchased from People’s Market; 801 N. Main, Darby.

        Julia said she was so surprised by her big

      • Bigfork woman claims $10,000 Scratch top prize
        05/22/13
        HELENA – Michaela Orton of Bigfork has claimed a $10,000 top prize for the “$10,000 Taxes Paid” Scratch game with a ticket from Ferndale Market, 1845 Hwy. 209; Bigfork.

        Michaela is not a regular Scratch game player, however one night she and her significant other were feeling lucky

      • Powerball jackpot sets new record
        05/17/13
        The estimated jackpot for Saturday’s Powerball draw is now $600 million. Originally announced at $475 million this week after no tickets matched all numbers drawn, it was increased to $550 million and again to the current $600 million following strong sales. Tickets are selling in Montana at about

      • Record breaking Powerball jackpot soars to $600 million
        05/17/13
        The estimated jackpot for Saturday’s Powerball draw is now $600 million. Originally announced at $475 million on Monday after no tickets matched all numbers drawn Wednesday, it was increased to %550 million and again to $600 million following strong sales.

        Tickets are selling in Montana

      • Powerball jackpot increased to $550 million
        05/16/13
        The estimated jackpot for Saturday’s Powerball draw is now $550 million. Originally announced at $475 million after no tickets matched all numbers drawn Wednesday, it was increased today following strong sales.

        Saturday’s jackpot is the second-highest Powerball jackpot to date after t

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing results May 11
        05/13/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Bojangles' Southern 500 at the Darlington Raceway on May 11, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,683.40

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Chinook Eagles Club 689, Chinook, $841.70 (50% of prize pool)
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      • Big Sandy man claims $100,000 Montana Cash jackpot
        05/09/13
        John Limback of Big Sandy claimed a $100,000 Montana Cash jackpot prize with a ticket purchased at Gary And Leo's Fresh Foods, 730 1 St.; Havre.

        John had to read his winning numbers three times to believe he won the jackpot.

        The drawing was held on Wednesday, May 1 and Joh

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results - May 6
        05/06/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Aaron’s 499 at the Talladega Superspeedway on May 5, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,687.10

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-EZ Mark Casino, Harlem, $843.60 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Pr

      • State Warns Montanans of Lottery Scam
        05/02/13
        The Montana Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Office has seen an increase in the number of complaints regarding a Lottery scam.

        Potential Lottery scam victims are receiving calls telling them that they have won a Mega Millions prize and to send in money to collect the prize an

    • May
      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results - Apr 27
        04/29/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Toyota Owners 400 at the Richmond International Speedway on April 27, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,698.10

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Aero Lounge, Chinook, $849.10 (50% of prize pool)

        Num

      • Wolf Point Town Pump wins Retailer of the Year award
        04/24/13
        The Montana Lottery Tuesday announced Town Pump of Wolf Point is the 2012 Retailer of the Year and recipient of the Robert D. (Bob) Harper II Memorial Outstanding Lottery Retailer Award.

        Lottery officials traveled to Wolf Point to surprise the store with the award and celebrate with its e

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing - April 20
        04/22/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the STP 400 at the Kansas Speedway on April 21, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,794.20

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Moose Lodge 2190, Colstrip, $897.20 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize win

      • Top activating games for March
        04/16/13
        For the month of March, the top three games were:


        789/ Super Joker Slingo
        22,600 tickets were activated for a total of $3,390 paid in retailer commissions


        775/$25,000 Crossword
        25,160 tickets were activated for a total of $3,774 paid in retailer commission

      • Hot Lotto changes on the way
        04/16/13


        Beginning with the first draw on May 15, 2013, the All-New Hot Lotto will be the only draw game that pays the jackpot withholding taxes so players win all of what they win!

        That means they get to keep the WHOLE THING! If they win $10 million, they put $10 million in their poc

      • Lottery Products Offer High Profit Per Square Foot
        04/16/13
        Retailers currently get 5% commission for each Lottery ticket that is sold. That can translate to a high profit per square foot opportunity for your location.

        Are Lottery products generating your store more profit per square foot than any other products you offer? Do you know how much you

      • New Scratch Games
        04/16/13
        On March 25th- three new Scratch games started. Have you ordered them yet?

        $1/809
        Super Hot 7's
        Top Prize: $5,000
        Overall Odds 1:4.13


        $2/807
        $12,000 Bullseye Cash
        Top Prize: $12,000
        Overall Odds 1:3.88


        $3 /799
        $2

      • Tips to grow your Lottery business
        04/16/13
        Did you know that close to 60% of all purchases are made by customers at the register? By keeping your Lottery products by the register, you can help increase spur of the moment purchases. It is also important to keep your ticket dispensers full. Out-of-stock tickets mean missed sales opportunities.

      • Get your own PAD
        04/16/13


        The Player Advertising Display (PAD) offers digital advertising of Lottery information straight to your players! They can see jackpot information and latest winners and new tickets in REAL TIME.

        This lets you and your players stay up to date with the latest information includi

      • Mobile Alerts are BACK
        04/16/13
        Don’t always have access to a computer but want to have access to the latest winning numbers and jackpot amounts? You can sign up for Mobile Alerts delivered straight to your mobile phone.

        Sign up through the Player's Club to receive winning numbers, jackpots, and other Lottery inf

      • Fantasy Racing underway
        04/16/13


        Fantasy Racing kicked off on February 24 with the Daytona 500 giving racing fans an exciting way to participate in the sport and giving them a new way to win!

        The racing season has already seen steady sales which are translating into bigger payouts for players and commissions

      • New EZPLAY games
        04/16/13
        Three Card Poker is a new $2 progressive jackpot game with a $500 starting jackpot. We've also added the $2 Cash Toss, $3 Simple 7, and $5 Match for Money.

        We've also increased the $hake a Day starting jackpot from $500 to $1,000!

        How much are players winning? In the

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results – April 13
        04/15/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the NRA 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway on April 13, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,838.40

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        2-Sharing $919.40 (50% of prize pool)
        -307 Bar & Grill, Columbus, $459.70
      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results April 7
        04/08/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the STP Gas Booster 500 at the Auto Club Speedway on April 7, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,773.60

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        4 Sharing, $888.00 (50% of prize pool)
        -Aero Lounge, Chinook, $222.00
      • Ekalaka man claims $50,000 Scratch top prize
        04/05/13
        James Walker of Ekalaka claimed a $50,000 top prize for the "Price is Right” Scratch game with a ticket purchased at Mainstreet Market, 215 Main St.; Ekalaka.

        When James scratched away to reveal a $50,000 win, he couldn’t wait to tell someone. He called his grandson on April 2 a

      • Billings woman claims $5,000 Scratch top prize
        04/02/13
        Angel Frohlich of Billings claimed a $5,000 top prize for the “Super Hot 7’s” Scratch game with a ticket from Albertson’s, 1212 Grand Ave.; Billings.

        Angel said that she was “stunned, then freaked,” when she found out she had a $5,000 winning ticket!

        Angel plans to

      • Elmo man claims $120,000 Montana Cash jackpot
        04/02/13
        Gilbert Buckskin of Elmo claimed a $120,000 Montana Cash jackpot prize with a ticket purchased at Rosauers, 2150 Hwy 93 S.; Kalispell.

        Gilbert found out he held a winning ticket on Monday, April 1 and though his win wasn’t an April fool’s day joke, “I still couldn’t believe it,”

      • Welcome to the Retailer News Network
        04/02/13
        Welcome to the NEW Retailer News Network! Here you will find everything you need to keep you up to speed and in the know including retailer news! Bookmark this page and check in often!

        This will replace the printed newsletter and is a benefit because we can now update you in REAL TIME. We

    • March
      • Helena area friends claim $10,000 Powerball prize
        03/27/13
        Lou Walters of Clancy and Don Holmquist of Helena have claimed a $10,000 Powerball prize for the Jan. 16 draw with a ticket purchased from Montana City Store, 1 Jackson Creek Road; Montana City.

        Lou and Don have played Powerball together for several years. Lou buys the tickets for 24 draw

      • MSA Fantasy Racing Results - Mar 24
        03/25/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Auto Club 400 at the Auto Club Speedway on March 24, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $2,134.70

        Number of 1st Prize winners:

        1-Hooters of Missoula, Missoula, $1,067.40 (50% of prize pool)

        Numb

      • Powerball Jackpot Climbs to $320 Million
        03/21/13
        The Powerball jackpot has reached over a quarter of a billion dollars for Saturday’s drawing. No tickets matched all of the numbers drawn on Wednesday, which increased the estimated jackpot to $320 million.

        This is the first time in 2013 the jackpot has passed the $300 million milestone

      • Great Falls man claims $10,000 Scratch top prize
        03/18/13
        Joseph Allderdice of Great Falls Monday claimed a $10,000 top prize for the “Tanzanite 2’s” Scratch game with a ticket from Town Pump, 505 N.W. Bypass., Great Falls.

        Joseph said he typically plays Scratch tickets but will probably try his hand at Powerball for Wednesday’s drawing

      • Wyoming man claims $7,000 EZPLAY top prize
        03/18/13
        Kevin Overman of Sheridan, Wyo., has claimed a $7,000 top prize for the “Simple 7” EZPLAY® game with a ticket purchased from Kirby Saloon; Kirby.

        Apparently Kevin’s lucky number, seven was part of the top prize, game name, and date he won: March 7. Beginner’s luck was also on his

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results - March 17
        03/18/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Food City 500 at the Bristol Motor Speedway on March 17, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,890.60

        Number of 1st Prize winners:

        1-Texas Club, Miles City, $945.30 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of

      • Montana Lottery Commission to Meet
        03/14/13
        The Montana Lottery Commission will hold its quarterly meeting on Thursday, March 21, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at Lottery Headquarters located at 2525 North Montana Avenue in Helena. The meeting is open to the public. A complete agenda is available on the Lottery’s website, m

      • Three Forks man claims $100,000 Scratch top prize
        03/13/13
        Chris McFadden of Three Forks claimed a $100,000 top prize for the “$100,000 Golden Treasure” Scratch game with a ticket purchased at Town Pump, 415 N. Whitehall; Whitehall.

        Chris was joined at Lottery headquarters by his grandfather Jim who won a $50,000 Montana Cash jackpot in 2007.

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results - March 10
        03/11/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Kobalt Tools 400 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 10, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,794.20

        Number of 1st Prize winners:

        4-Sharing $897 (50% of prize pool)
        -Ed’s Tavern, Co

      • East Helena couple claims $5,000 Scratch top prize
        03/06/13
        Tobias and Marlene Davis of Helena have claimed a $5,000 top prize for the “Does and Bucks Doubler” Scratch game with a ticket from the Man Store, 200 N. Montana Ave.; East Helena.

        Tobias and Marlene usually buy a few Scratch tickets per week. Crossword-style games are their favorite,

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results - March 3
        03/04/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Subway Fresh Fit 500 at the Phoenix International Raceway on March 3, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $2,108.90

        Number of 1st Prize winners:
        1-Motherlode Sports Bar, Helena, $1,054.50 (50% of prize pool)
    • March
      • MSA Fantasy Racing Results- Feb 24
        02/25/13
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing for the Daytona 500 at the Daytona International Speedway on February 24, 2013.

        Total Prize Pool: $1,860.90

        Number of 1st Prize winners:

        1-Deer Lick Saloon, Martin City, $930.50 (50% of prize pool)
      • Victor man claims $70,000 Montana Cash jackpot
        02/22/13
        Kody Martin of Victor claimed a $70,000 Montana Cash jackpot for the Feb. 20 drawing with a ticket purchased at Super 1 Foods, 1131 N. 1st St.; Hamilton.

        Kody knew he was a winner the night of the drawing. He purchased his winning ticket numbers using Quick Pick. He has plans to use his L

      • Bozeman man claims $815,486 Wild Card jackpot
        02/21/13
        Jay Gleason of Bozeman claimed an $815,486 Wild Card jackpot for the Feb. 13 drawing with a ticket purchased at Rosauers Food & Drug, 3255 Technology Blvd. W.; Bozeman.

        Jay has a background in math and statistics. “I like numbers,” he said. He carried with him more than 10 years w

      • Butte woman claims $10,000 Powerball prize
        02/15/13
        Corrine Reopelle of Butte claimed a $10,000 Powerball prize with a ticket purchased at East Gate IGA, 2005 Farragut; Butte.

        Corrine plays birthdays for her numbers but doesn’t usually pick up Powerball tickets. This time she did. “Who would have thought the birthday numbers would be l

      • Laurel woman claims $50,000 Scratch top prize
        02/15/13
        Abby Stewart of Laurel claimed a $50,000 top prize for the "Golden Spades” Scratch game with a ticket purchased at Holiday, 790 South Billings Blvd.; Billings.

        When Abby scratched away to reveal a $50,000 win, she couldn’t believe her eyes. “I couldn’t stop looking at it. I a

      • Billings man claims $10,000 Scratch top prize
        02/13/13
        Clayton Bonogofsky of Billings claimed a $10,000 top prize for the “Crossword Treasure” Scratch game with a ticket purchased at Cenex Zip Trip, 610 West Wicks Ln.; Billings.

        Clayton has been a longtime Montana Lottery player who remembers playing Montana Cash when it first debuted ove

      • Wyoming man claims $120,000 Montana Cash jackpot
        02/12/13
        Rex Hubbell of Lovell, Wyo., claimed a $120,000 Montana Cash jackpot prize with a ticket purchased at Rockvale Travel Plaza, 4293 US HWY 310.; Joliet.

        Rex and his wife travel back and forth from Lovell to Billings once a month, and Rex picked up a Montana Cash ticket on their visit in Jan

      • Glendive man claims $10,000 Scratch prize
        02/12/13
        Glenn Lawres of Glendive claimed a $10,000 prize for the “$250,000 Extravaganza” Scratch game with a ticket purchased at Albertson’s, 307 N. Harmon; Glendive.

        The “$250,000 Extravaganza” Scratch ticket has one $250,000 top prize remaining and debuted August 6, 2012 with prizes u

    • January
      • Sidney man claims $10,000 Hot Lotto prize
        01/31/13
        Thomas Verhasselt of Sidney claimed a $10,000 Hot Lotto prize with a ticket purchased at Reynold’s Market, 1151 South Central.; Sidney.

        Thomas matched five Hot Lotto numbers for his $10,000 win. “I usually don’t add the Sizzler, but I will from now on,” said Thomas. Had he added S

      • Great Falls couple claims $40,012 Powerball prize
        01/22/13
        Gary and Linda O’Brien claimed a $40,012 Powerball prize with a ticket purchased at Schulte's 38th Street Store, 3800 3rd Ave S.; Great Falls.

        Gary and Linda always play the same Powerball numbers and usually do not pay the extra $1 to add Power Play. This time they did, and their

      • Billings man claims $10,000 Scratch top prize
        01/22/13
        Joseph Twiford of Billings claimed one of two $10,000 top prizes for the “Bingo Extra” Scratch game with a ticket purchased at ConoMart Super Store, 11 West Wicks Ln.; Billings.

        Twiford said he had received a few Scratch tickets as stocking stuffers, and one was a $25 winner. He turne

      • Townsend man claims $10,000 Montana Millionaire prize
        01/14/13
        Richard Doornbas of Townsend claimed a $10,000 Montana Millionaire prize with a ticket purchased at Bob’s Supermarket, 310 South Pine St.; Townsend.

        Richard has played Montana Millionaire for the last few years. He was reading the newspaper on Jan. 1 and recognized the first three dig

      • Billings man claims $100,000 Montana Millionaire prize
        01/11/13
        Ronald Seymour of Billings claimed a $100,000 Montana Millionaire prize with a ticket purchased at Holiday, located at 2620 6th Ave N., Billings.

        Ronald has played Montana Millionaire for all six years and bought four tickets this year. One of those tickets was worth $100,000. He didn

      • Poplar woman claims $100,000 Montana Millionaire prize
        01/10/13
        Raquel Whitehawk of Poplar claimed a $100,000 Montana Millionaire prize with a ticket purchased at TJ's Quik Stop, located at 302 F St., Poplar.

        Raquel has played Montana Millionaire in previous years and plans to pay off some bills and buy herself a new truck with her Lottery win

      • Hot Lotto jackpot climbs to $9.2 million
        01/09/13
        Wednesday’s Hot Lotto jackpot is now $9.2 million after Saturdays’s drawing, making 46 draws without a jackpot winner.

        The jackpot started at $1 million Aug. 1, 2012. After 46 draws without being hit, it is still climbing. The last jackpot won was July 28 for $1.4 million in D.C. The

      • Great Falls man claims $10,000 Scratch top prize
        01/07/13
        Jason Toms of Great Falls has claimed a $10,000 top prize for the “Kickoff Crossword” Scratch game with a ticket from the Loaf ‘N Jug, 601 Smelter Ave.; Great Falls.

        Jason is a regular crossword player. At first he thought he’d completed nine words for a $1,000 win. Reality was 10

      • Billings man claims $10,000 Montana Millionaire prize
        01/07/13
        Randy Rang of Billings has claimed a $10,000 Montana Millionaire prize with a ticket from Reese & Ray’s IGA Plus, 205 First Avenue S., Laurel.

        Randy has played Montana Millionaire every year and looks forward to the game. He also plays other Lottery games as well and won $5,000 play

      • Helena woman claims $25,000 Scratch top prize
        01/03/13
        Kristin Jacobson of Helena Wednesday claimed a $25,000 prize for the “$25,000 Crossword” Scratch game with a ticket she purchased at Cenex Zip Trip, 3100 N. Montana Ave.; Helena.

        Kristin said she casually picks up a Scratch ticket once in a while and told Lottery officials, “I only

      • Butte man claims $10,000 Montana Millionaire prize
        01/02/13
        Eddy Stewart of Butte claimed a $10,000 Montana Millionaire prize Wednesday with a ticket purchased at RD’s Travel Stop, located at 2801 Harrison Ave. in Butte.

        Eddy said he does not play the Lottery very often, but decided to pick up a few tickets on a whim. “I was just at the gas

      • Montana Millionaire grand prize of $1,000,000
        01/02/13
        Sam Polesky of Laurel has claimed the $1 million Montana Millionaire grand prize with a ticket from Cono Mart Superstore in Laurel, 519 W. Main St.

        Sam purchased three Montana Millionaire tickets Nov. 17, one of which was printed with the winning number 012213. He kept the tickets in sepa

  • 2012
    • December
      • Montana Millionaire Sells out ahead of Deadline
        12/29/12
        All 130,000 tickets for Montana’s exclusive seasonal raffle game are now gone, the Lottery announced Saturday.

        Montana Millionaire sales began Nov. 1. The first ticket was sold in Butte at Town Pump, 3700 Harrison Ave., and the last ticket was sold in Great Falls at Noon’s, 3200 10th

      • Kalispell couple claims $5,000 Wild Card prize
        12/28/12
        William and Deana Wilson of Kalispell claimed a $5,000 Wild Card prize Friday with a ticket purchased at Super 1 Foods, 1346 Highway 2 E.; Kalispell.

        Deana discovered that they had the winning ticket when she saw the numbers in the paper. She called William while he was out walking their

      • Joliet woman claims $10,000 Scratch top prize
        12/28/12
        Hannah Boland of Joliet claimed a $10,000 prize for the “Crossword Caboose” Scratch game with a ticket purchased at Rockin J North, 902 N. Broadway, Red Lodge.

        Hannah was accompanied by her parents to Lottery headquarters to claim her $10,000 prize. Her parents gave her the ticket in

      • Bigfork man claims $30,000 Montana Cash jackpot
        12/26/12
        Joseph Bednarczyk of Bigfork claimed a $30,000 Montana Cash jackpot Wednesday with a ticket purchased at Smith’s Food & Drug, 195 3rd Ave. EN in Kalispell.

        Joseph said he and his wife purchase “The Works” every week, and they previously won a $1,300 prize. The $30,000 win came a

      • Columbia Falls woman claims $50,000 Scratch top prize
        12/20/12
        Ronna Sweeney of Columbia Falls claimed a $50,000 top prize Thursday for the “Slingo Trio” Scratch game with a ticket she purchased at Super 1 Foods, located at 2100 9th St. W. in Columbia Falls.

        Ronna said she occasionally picks up Scratch tickets, and Tuesday night she purchased a f

      • Missoula man claims $10,000 Scratch top prize
        12/19/12
        John Thompson of Missoula Tuesday claimed a $10,000 prize for the “Cash it In Bingo” Scratch game with a ticket purchased at Holiday, 403 Russell St.; Missoula.

        John said he normally plays Powerball for fun but does not usually purchase Scratch tickets. He picked up the “Cash it In

      • Billings man claims $160,000 Montana Cash jackpot
        12/17/12
        Shane Rohrbaugh of Billings claimed $160,000 Montana Cash jackpot prize with a ticket purchased at Casey’s Corner Store, 2816 Old Hardin Rd., Billings.

        The Montana Cash drawing was held December 15, 2012. The winning numbers were 10, 15, 16, 24 and 25. Shane had purchased Montana Cash t

      • Bozeman man claims $40,000 Powerball prize
        12/14/12
        Wesley Biggar of Bozeman claimed a $40,000 Powerball prize with a ticket purchased at Casey's Corner Store, 4135 Valley Commons Dr.; Bozeman.

        Wesley almost forgot to make his Lottery purchase and made a trip out at 7:15 to pick up his “Lucky 7” tickets at Casey’s Corner Store.

      • Montana Millionaire $10,000 Early Bird prize claimed
        12/13/12
        Bradley Bell of Billings has claimed the first $10,000 Montana Millionaire Early Bird prize with a ticket purchased at 3 G's Convenience, 730 Lake Elmo Dr.; Billings.

        37,417 tickets were sold by November 23 when the first Early Bird Drawing was held. Bradley’s winning ticket number

      • Medicine Lake woman claims $250,000 Scratch top prize
        12/10/12
        Monica Seidel of Medicine Lake Monday claimed a $250,000 top prize for the “$250,000 Extravaganza” Scratch game with a ticket from Eight Ball Inn, 208 Main St.

        Monica works at Eight Ball Inn, Medicine Lake’s only Montana Lottery retailer. She sells the “$250,000 Extravaganza” ti

      • Billings man claims $10,000 Powerball prize
        12/06/12
        John Culbertson of Billings claimed a $10,000 Powerball prize with a ticket purchased at Conomart Super Store, 1219 Main St.; Billings.

        John purchased his ticket as Powerball was making history. The record Powerball jackpot reached $587.5 million for the drawing on Wednesday, November 28.

      • Butte man claims $50,000 Scratch prize
        12/05/12
        Robert Wilson of Butte Wednesday claimed a $50,000 prize for the “5X Lucky” Scratch game with a ticket purchased RD’s Travel Stop, 2801 Harrison Ave., Butte.

        Robert got 5X lucky to the tune of $50,000 when he scratched away to reveal a big win! This is his largest Lottery win and it

      • East Helena woman claims $25,000 Scratch prize
        12/03/12
        Shannon Crane of East Helena Monday claimed a $25,000 prize for the “Bejeweled” Scratch game with a ticket purchased from Thriftway Super Stop, 1405 Euclid Ave., Helena.

        Upon seeing her check, Shannon said, “If feels real now. It took awhile to sink in.” This is her first big Lot

    • December
      • $50,000 Scratch, $5,000 Wild Card prizes claimed
        11/23/12
        Daniel Banks of Dayton, Nev., Friday claimed a $50,000 top prize for the “Golden Goose” Scratch game with a ticket from Town Pump of Boulder, 701 N. Main St.

        Daniel lives in Nevada but currently works in Montana. He discovered “Golden Goose” shortly after he arrived and continued

      • Winners claim big Powerball, Scratch, Wild Card prizes
        11/19/12
        Montana Lottery headquarters Monday was abuzz with winners claiming big prizes for Powerball, a Scratch game and Wild Card totaling $55,000.

        Casey Ellis of Billings claimed a $40,000 Powerball with Power Play prize for the Nov. 17 draw with a ticket from the Cenex Zip Trip at 236 Main St.

      • Kalispell man claims $25,000 Scratch top prize
        11/09/12
        Jimmy Worsham of Kalispell Friday claimed a $25,000 prize for the “Battleship” Scratch game with a ticket purchased from Town Pump, 2910 Hwy 93 S., Kalispell.

        Jimmy didn’t let a blizzard stop him from making the drive from Kalispell to Lottery headquarters to claim his prize. This w

      • Livingston man claims $110,000 Montana Cash jackpot
        11/02/12
        Yu Hua Chen of Livingston Friday claimed $110,000 Montana Cash jackpot prize with a ticket purchased at Albertsons, 2120 Park St S., Livingston.

        The Montana Cash drawing was held October 24, 2012. The winning numbers were 4, 22, 27, 31 and 35. Chen decided to use Quick Pick for his ticket

    • October
      • Montana Millionaire 2012 starts Nov 1
        10/31/12
        Montana Millionaire is Montana’s exclusive seasonal raffle game with a $1 million grand prize, and it’s back and better than ever! The popular limited-edition game features the best odds of winning $1 million in Montana. This is the sixth year the Montana Lottery has offered this game. Tickets g

      • Belgrade man claims $2,109 Fantasy Football prize
        10/30/12
        Congratulations, George Newbern of Belgrade! He claimed first prize for Week 8 of Fantasy Football, a $2,109 win! George's ticket was purchased at Rhino Casino of Belgrade.

      • Florence man claims $4,032 Shake a Day jackpot
        10/22/12
        Bradley Greenberg of Florence claimed a $4,032 “$hake a Day” jackpot with a ticket purchased at Bum Steer Bar & Casino, 5739 Old U.S. 93, Florence.

        Bradley has witnessed the “$hake a Day” jackpot popularity growing after multiple winners have hit the jackpot at the Bum Steer B

      • Scratch top prizes of $25,000 and $15,000 claimed
        10/16/12
        Two Montana Lottery players Tuesday each claimed a top prize for a Scratch game.

        Carolyn Ovitt of Plains claimed a $25,000 top prize for “Green Light Slingo” with a ticket from Colyer Oil of Plains, and Terri Berg of Sheridan, Wyo., claimed a $15,000 top prize for “24-Karat Cash”

      • Fairfield man claims $1,625 Shake a Day jackpot
        10/09/12
        Thomas Bogden of Fairfield claimed a $1,625 “$hake a Day” jackpot with a ticket purchased at Silver Dollar Bar and Casino, 301 Central Ave., Fairfield.

        Bogden had only played twice on the day of his win and hit the big jackpot the second time around to light up the self-service MP ter

      • Great Falls couple claims $1,212 Shake a Day jackpot
        10/09/12
        Gregory and Jennifer Dozier of Great Falls claimed a $1,212 “$hake a Day” jackpot with a ticket purchased at The Other Place, 1200 9th St. S., Great Falls.

        The couple said that they had only played “Shake a Day” a handful of times before hitting the jackpot for their first Lottery

      • Butte man claims his second Shake a Day jackpot
        10/09/12
        Daniel Talbott of Butte claimed a $1,152 “$hake a Day” jackpot with a ticket purchased at Pair a Dice Bar, 1653 Harrison Ave., Butte.

        Daniel has been a Lottery player for around three years. This is his second “Shake a Day” win. In May he won $4,723. He purchased that ticket at Pa

      • Butte woman claims $2,125.60 Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football prize
        10/09/12
        Emily Brown of Butte claimed a first prize of $2,125.60 with a Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football game ticket purchased from Lisac’s Tri Stop, 2544 Harrison Ave., Butte.

        Emily’s boyfriend, who was a past “Shake a Day” winner, introduced her to the game. Her boyfriend also play

      • Florence woman claims $3,799 Shake a Day jackpot
        10/04/12
        Dixie Perry of Florence claimed a $3,799 “$hake a Day” jackpot with a ticket purchased at Bum Steer Bar Casino & Café, 5465 US Hwy 93 N., Florence.

        Dixie recently began playing “Shake a Day” and had only tried it 2 or 3 times before she won the jackpot.

        She has no

      • Wolf Point man claims $100,000 Scratch top prize
        10/03/12
        Edward Bauer of Wolf Point Wednesday claimed a $100,000 top prize for the “$100,000 Montana Black” Scratch game with a ticket purchased from Albertsons, 415 Blain, Wolf Point.

        Edward and his wife Nancy play the Lottery often, usually buying 2-3 Scratch tickets every week. “It’s pa

      • Great Falls woman claims $1,000 Scratch prize
        10/02/12
        Roxanne Lake of Great Falls Tuesday claimed a $1,000 prize for the “Pink Diamond Bingo” Scratch game with a ticket purchased from Loaf 'N Jug, 900 1st Ave. N., Great Falls.

        When Roxanne scratched her ticket to reveal a win, she double and then triple checked the ticket. “I thou

    • October
      • Helena man claims $2,510 Shake a Day jackpot
        09/28/12
        Christopher Hoang of Helena claimed a $2,510 “$hake a Day” jackpot with a ticket purchased at Jorgensons Restaurant & Lounge, 1720 11th Ave., Helena.

        This was Christopher’s first time playing “$hake a Day” and he hit the jackpot and came away a big winner. Along with “Shak

      • Billings man claims $250,000 Mega Millions prize
        09/27/12
        Dale Corcoran of Billings Wednesday claimed a $250,000 Mega Millions prize for the Sept. 25 draw with a ticket from Central Short Stop, 804 Central Ave., Billings.

        Early Wednesday afternoon, Dale got online to read the news and check winning numbers. But he didn't even get to the num

      • $10,000 Mega Millions prize must be claimed by Friday
        09/25/12
        A $10,000 Mega Millions prize won in March is about to expire. Unless claimed by Friday, the prize will be transferred to the State of Montana General Fund.

        The winning ticket was for the March 30 draw and was purchased in Livingston from the Town Pump at 716 E. Park St. The winning numbe

      • Hall woman claims $10,000 Scratch top prize
        09/14/12
        Renee Shroyer of Hall Thursday claimed a $10,000 top prize for the “Crossword Caboose” Scratch game with a ticket purchased from Holiday, 2325 S. Reserve, Missoula.

        This is Renee’s second $10,000 Lottery win this summer. She claimed a Scratch top prize in June and at the time said s

      • Arizona woman claims $10,000 Mega Millions prize
        09/14/12
        Penney Konschak of Mesa, AZ claimed a $10,000 Mega Millions prize Wednesday with a ticket purchased at Town Pump, 3700 Harrison Ave., Butte.

        Penney also plays the Lottery in Arizona and decided to get a ticket while visiting family in Montana.

        The drawing was held September 7,

      • East Helena man claims 1,541 $hake a Day jackpot
        09/14/12
        Mathew Salminen of Helena claimed a $1,541 “$hake a Day” jackpot with a ticket purchased at Yacht Basin Bar and Restaurant,7035 Canyon Ferry Rd, Helena.

        Mathew frequently plays “$hake a Day” and was “happy I won!” He plays every Sunday. He purchases a Montana Sports Action Fan

      • E. Helena man claims $969 MSA Fantasy Football prize
        09/12/12
        Tim Dalin Jr. Tuesday claimed a week one second place prize of $969.00 with a Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football game ticket purchased from Papa Ray’s Casino, #1 Jackson Creek Rd, Montana City.

        Tim plays with a group of two others who call themselves “basement research” since th

      • Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football Results Sep 10
        09/11/12
        Here are the statistics for Montana Sports Action Fantasy Football for the week ending Sept.10:

        Total Prize Pool: $3,230.00

        Number of 1st Prize winners:

        1-Town Club, Gardiner, $1,615.00 (50% of prize pool)

        Number of 2nd Prize winners:

        1- Papa Ra

      • Bozeman man claims $1,500 Hot Lotto with Sizzler prize
        09/10/12
        James Walker of Bozeman has claimed a $1,500 Hot Lotto with Sizzler prize for the Sept. 1 draw with a ticket from the Town Pump at 803 E. Main St., Bozeman.

        James plays all of the Lotto games each week. Upon checking his Hot Lotto numbers, he knew he didn’t hit the jackpot because the f

      • Missoula woman claims $110,000 Wild Card jackpot
        09/06/12
        Wendy Allik of Missoula Wednesday claimed a $110,000 Wild Card jackpot for the Aug. 29 draw with a ticket from Ole’s Country Store, 1600 S. Russell St., Missoula.

        Wild Card apparently is Wendy’s lucky game. Last summer, she won a $5,000 prize with a ticket she purchased from a Billing

      • Second half of split Montana Cash jackpot claimed
        09/05/12
        Cindy Vook of Butte Wednesday claimed a $10,000 Montana Cash prize — the second half of a $20,000 jackpot for the Aug. 25 draw, which split after two separate tickets matched all five numbers drawn.

        Sue Ellen Carpenter of Butte claimed the first half of the jackpot Aug. 28. Her ticket w

      • Poplar woman claims $5,000 Scratch prize
        09/04/12
        Trudy Bird of Poplar Tuesday claimed a $5,000 prize on the Montana Lottery’s Scratch game, “$250,000 Cash Quest.” The ticket was purchased at TJ’s Quick Stop, 302 F St., Poplar.

        Trudy enjoys Scratch games and drawing games such as Powerball and this is her biggest Lottery win so f

      • Fantasy Racing player wins $838
        09/04/12
        Tyler Pappas Tuesday claimed a first prize of $838.00 with a Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing game ticket purchased from Dapper D’s, 2201 N. Montana Ave., Helena.

        The AdvoCare 500 race was held at the Atlanta Motor Speedway on September 2, 2012. Pappas’s winning team earned him a

    • August
      • Wisconsin man claims $25,000 Scratch top prize
        08/31/12
        Anthony Sirek of Sarona, Wis., Friday claimed a $25,000 top prize on the Montana Lottery’s Scratch game, “$25,000 Crossword.” The ticket was purchased at Holiday located at 1280 Grand Ave. in Billings.

        Anthony lives in Wisconsin but has family in Billings. He was on vacation to visi

      • Missoula man claims $3,801 Shake a Day jackpot
        08/30/12
        John Otto of Missoula Thursday claimed a $3,801 “$hake a Day” jackpot with a ticket purchased at the Jumbo Jackpot Casino located at 3705 HWY 200 East in East Missoula.

        John frequently plays “$hake a Day” and was excited to “finally hit the big one!”

        He has no immed

      • Big Timber woman claims $1,411 Shake a Day jackpot
        08/30/12
        Dorothy Conwell of Big Timber Thursday claimed a $1,411 “$hake a Day” jackpot with a ticket purchased at the American Legion Club located at 110 East 3rd Street in Big Timber.

        Dorothy and her husband Bill are retired and decided to take a road trip to Helena to claim their jackpot pri

      • Utah man claims $1,000 Scratch prize
        08/29/12
        Devon Fredericks of Murray, Utah Wednesday claimed a $1,000 Scratch prize on the Montana Lottery’s Scratch game, “$250,000 Cash Quest.” The ticket was purchased at Albertsons, 2250 10th Ave. S., Great Falls.

        Devon lives in Utah but works in Montana. He says he regularly plays the Mo

      • Missoula woman claims $5,000 Wild Card prize
        08/28/12
        Rita Marcum of Missoula Tuesday claimed a $5,000 Wild Card prize for the July 25 draw with a ticket from Zootown Super Stop, 2105 S. Higgins Ave., Missoula.

        Rita and her husband Les are now three times lucky with Wild Card. In 2003, the retired couple won a $135,000 jackpot. In 2009, the

      • Missoula woman claims $3,870 Shake a Day jackpot
        08/28/12
        Cynthia Cullum of Missoula Monday claimed a $3,870 “$hake a Day” jackpot with a ticket purchased at Boomer’s Pub and Gaming Parlor located at 2021 Brooks Street in Missoula.

        Cynthia said this was only her second time playing “Shake a Day” and that it is her first big Lottery win

      • Butte woman claims half of split Montana Cash jackpot
        08/28/12
        Sue Ellen Carpenter of Butte Monday claimed $10,000 — half of a $20,000 Montana Cash jackpot prize — with a ticket purchased at the Town Pump, 531 S. Montana in Butte.

        The Montana Cash drawing was held August 25, 2012. The winning numbers were 4, 7, 27, 31 and 33.

        Sue Ellen

      • Helena woman claims $1,272 Shake a Day jackpot
        08/27/12
        Jessica Hoyt of Helena Monday claimed a $1,272 “$hake a Day” jackpot with a ticket purchased at Dotty’s Casino located at 1730 Cedar Street in Helena.

        Jessica said she plays the Lottery all the time but had never tried “$hake a Day.” On the day of her win she put $6 in the machi

      • Glasgow man claims $5,000 Wild card prize
        08/27/12
        Darby Rogney of Glasgow Monday claimed a $5,000 Wild Card prize for the Aug. 8 draw with a ticket from Holiday #281, 108 1st Street North, Glasgow.

        Darby and his wife Jackie were surprised and excited by their first big Lottery win.

        The couple’s daughter is getting married in

      • Great Falls man claims $30,000 Hot Lotto with Sizzler prize
        08/24/12
        Kevin King of Great Falls Friday claimed a $30,000 Hot Lotto with Sizzler prize for the Aug. 11 draw with a ticket from the Holiday at 1601 Fox Farm Rd., Great Falls.

        Kevin usually buys “The Works,” a ticket package featuring all Lotto games with optional multipliers, whenever he buys

      • Cascade man claims $5,000 Wild Card prize
        08/24/12
        Darrell Loveland of Cascade Friday claimed a $5,000 Wild Card prize for the Aug. 22 draw with a ticket from Quigley’s Quickstop, 2 Millegan Rd., Ulm.

        Darrell is a regular Lottery player. He lives in Cascade but almost always buys his tickets at Quigley’s because it is on the way to Gr

      • Homestead woman claims $50,000 Scratch top prize
        08/23/12
        Barbara Smith Wednesday claimed a $50,000 Scratch prize on the Montana Lottery’s Scratch game, “5x Lucky.” The ticket was purchased at Warren's Welcome Stop, Inc. in Baineville.

        Accompanied by her husband David, the couple drove almost 600 miles to claim their Lottery winnings

      • Billings woman claims $3,158 Shake a Day jackpot
        08/21/12
        Kay Bakken of Billings has claimed a $3,158 “$hake a Day” jackpot with a ticket purchased at Jackpot Nevada, located at 1413 13th Street West in Billings.

        Kay enjoys playing “$hake a Day” and has seen the popularity of the game at Jackpot Nevada, where she also works, increase sin

      • Powerball jackpot rises to estimated $305 million
        08/13/12
        The Powerball jackpot continued to rise after no tickets matched all numbers drawn Saturday, increasing the estimate for Wednesday’s draw to a rare $305 million.

        Wednesday will be only the sixth time within Powerball’s 20-year history the jackpot eclipses $300 million. The last time w

      • Bozeman man claims $10,000 Scratch top prize
        08/10/12
        Glenn Collins of Bozeman Friday claimed a $10,000 top prize for the “Pink Diamond Bingo” Scratch game with a ticket he purchased at Town Pump, located at 2607 W. Main St. in Bozeman.

        Glenn decided to purchase $20 worth of tickets for fun, never having bought Lottery tickets before in

      • Big Sandy woman claims $3,171 EZPLAY jackpot
        08/09/12
        Kari Johnson of Big Sandy has claimed a $3,171 “$hake a Day” EZPLAY® jackpot with a ticket purchased at the Mint Bar and Café, located at 88 Johannes Ave. in Big Sandy.

        Kari said that this was only the fifth time she’d played “$hake a Day.” She decided to stop by and play afte

      • Unclaimed prizes totaling $20,000 to expire by end of September
        08/09/12
        Lottery players are urged to check old tickets, as three unclaimed prizes totaling $20,000 will expire by the end of September. Unless claimed, two $5,000 Wild Card prizes and one $10,000 Mega Millions prize will be transferred to the State of Montana General Fund.

        The Wild Card ticket fo

      • Billings man claims $1,000 Scratch prize
        08/09/12
        Nicholas O’Donnell of Billings Thursday claimed a $1,000 prize for the “Crossword Caboose” Scratch game with a ticket he purchased at Albertson’s, located at 670 Main St. in Billings.

        Nicholas said he usually doesn’t play Lottery games, but he decided to pick up a ticket just fo

      • Dodson woman claims $1,500 Hot Lotto with Sizzler prize
        08/07/12
        HELENA – Debra Nicholson of Dodson has claimed a $1,500 Hot Lotto with Sizzler prize with a ticket she purchased at Westside Self-Serve, located at Highway 2 West in Malta.

        Debra’s husband took the ticket in to get it checked by the retailer and said she “got all excited.” Debra w

      • Great Falls men claim $2,506 $hake a Day EZPLAY� jackpot
        08/06/12
        Jim Palagi, Hal Hugg, Mike Kholes and Tom Hugg of Great Falls have claimed a $2,506 “$hake a Day” jackpot with a ticket purchased at Cripple Creek Casino/Longhorn Lounge, located at 801 Smelter Ave. NE in Great Falls.

        Jim, Hal and Mike traveled to Helena to claim their prize. Mike not

      • Butte couple claims $60,000 Montana Cash jackpot
        08/06/12
        HELENA – Clifford and Sharon Champeau of Butte claimed a $60,000 Montana Cash jackpot Monday with a ticket purchased at RD’s Party Shop located at 848 West Park Street in Butte.

        Sharon and Clifford have been playing Montana Cash for years, but have “never really won anything besides

      • Great Falls woman claims $10,000 Scratch top prize
        08/06/12
        Kimberly Tuski of Great Falls Monday claimed a $10,000 top prize for the “Bedtime Bingo” Scratch game with a ticket she purchased at the Montana Lottery trailer at the Montana State Fair in Great Falls.

        Kimberly and her husband traveled to Helena Monday to claim the winnings. They tol

    • July
      • Missoula woman claims $1,258 EZPLAY� jackpot
        07/30/12
        Carla Verworn of Missoula Monday claimed a $1,258 “$hake a Day” EZPLAY® jackpot with a ticket purchased at the Mullan Magic Diamond, located at 3420 Mullan Road in Missoula.

        Carla won the “$hake a Day” jackpot on Sunday. This was her first time playing and she had been told by t

      • Columbia Falls woman claims $25,000 Scratch top prize
        07/26/12
        Carrie Reynolds of Columbia Falls claimed a $25,000 top prize for the “Sparkling Slingo” Scratch game with a ticket from Smokers Express, located at 734 9th St. W. in Columbia Falls.

        Carrie and her husband traveled to Helena to claim the prize and said the win came at the perfect time

      • Billings man claims $110,000 Montana Cash jackpot
        07/23/12
        Vic Quick of Billings Monday claimed a $110,000 Montana Cash jackpot for the July 18 draw with a ticket purchased from Albertsons located at 511 Central Avenue in Billings.

        After seeing his ticket numbers match the winning numbers, Vic looked online to confirm he had a win but was not con

      • Great Falls woman claims $10,963 $hake a Day jackpot
        07/23/12
        Jordan Foster of Great Falls claimed a $10,963 “$hake a Day” jackpot Monday with a ticket purchased at the Crown Lounge and Casino, located at 1820 10th Avenue South in Great Falls. To date, this is the largest “$hake a Day” jackpot win.

        Jordan decided to play $hake a Day for fun

      • Hamilton woman claims $10,000 Powerball prize
        07/23/12
        Gisela Ruiz of Hamilton Monday claimed a $10,000 Powerball prize with a ticket purchased at the Super 1 Foods located at 1131 North 1st in Hamilton.

        Gisela’s daughter Kathy, who works in the bakery at Super 1 Foods, gave her the ticket. Kathy purchased it as a Quick Pick, and they looke

      • Livingston man claims $3000 Scratch top prize
        07/20/12
        Greg Webb of Livingston Friday claimed a $3,000 top prize for the “Cherry Game” Scratch game with a ticket purchased from Town Pump located at 716 East Park Street in Livingston.

        Greg plays the Lottery often and on the day of his win said, “It was kind of random. I had two dollars i

      • Anaconda woman claims $3,900 EZPLAY� jackpot
        07/20/12
        Marlys Hurlbert of Anaconda Thursday claimed a $3,900 “$hake a Day” EZPLAY® jackpot with a ticket purchased at the Mining Company Saloon and Casino, located at 413 East Park in Anaconda.

        Marlys, accompanied by her two sisters, Nancy and Karen, said she went to play bingo at the Minin

      • Philipsburg woman claims $812.10 MSA Fantasy Racing prize
        07/19/12
        HELENA – Lena Faulconbridge of Phillipsburg has claimed an $812.10 Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing first prize with a Coke Zero 400 wager at the Sunshine Station Bar located at 3830 MT Highway 1 in Philipsburg.

        The Coke Zero 400 was held at the Daytona International Speedway on Ju

      • Great Falls man claims $600 Mega Millions prize
        07/19/12
        Robert Brooks of Great Falls claimed a $600 Mega Millions with Megaplier prize Wednesday with a ticket purchased at Conoco On Your Way located at 3601 10th Avenue South in Great Falls.

        The drawing was held July 17, 2012. Robert found out he had a winning ticket when he checked it on the t

      • South Dakota man claims $50,000 Scratch top prize
        07/17/12
        Mark Hosier of Whitewood, South Dakota Wednesday claimed a $50,000 top prize for the “Ruby Red 7’s” Scratch game with a ticket purchased from Loaf N’ Jug located at 516 South Ellery in Fairview.

        Mark works at the oil field and was working in Fairview when he purchased the ticket.

      • Missoula man claims $838 EZPLAY� jackpot
        07/06/12
        Jason Hoffman of Missoula Thursday claimed an $838 “$hake a Day” EZPLAY® jackpot with a ticket purchased at the Evaro Bar located at 17025 Highway 93 North in Evaro.

        Jason works out of Williston, North Dakota, but resides in Missoula. On his way through town to buy fireworks, he st

      • Billings man claims $10,000 Scratch top prize
        07/05/12
        Cameron Daugaard of Billings Thursday claimed a $10,000 top prize for the “Bingo Bounty” Scratch game with a ticket purchased from Albertsons located at 3137 Grand Avenue in Billings.

        It was Cameron’s 18th birthday and he received the winning ticket in a card from his parents. Came

      • Helena woman claims $1,501 $hake a Day jackpot
        07/03/12
        Susan Proul of Helena Tuesday claimed a $1,501 “$hake a Day” EZPLAY® jackpot with a ticket purchased at Nickels Gaming Parlour located at 2100 North Last Chance Gulch in Helena.

        Susan works part-time at Nickels Gaming Parlour and enjoys playing “$hake a Day” regularly. She was n

      • Great Falls woman claims $904 $hake a Day jackpot
        07/02/12
        Erica McDaniel of Great Falls Monday claimed a $904 “$hake a Day” EZPLAY® jackpot with a ticket purchased at The Other Place located at 1200 9th Street in Great Falls.

        Erica enjoys playing “$hake a Day,” and this is her first big win. She always plays at The Other Place and the

      • Billings man claims $250,000 Scratch top prize
        07/02/12
        Richard Schneider of Billings has claimed a $250,000 top prize for the “Quarter Million Cash” Scratch game with a ticket from Trading Post, 1225 Mullowney Lane, Billings.

        Schneider declined to release further information about his winning experience.

        “Quarter Million Cash

      • Great Falls man claims $2,253 $hake a Day jackpot
        07/02/12
        Timothy Medved of Great Falls has claimed a $2,253 “$hake a Day” jackpot with a ticket purchased at the Heidelberg Lounge, located at 27 Division Road in Great Falls.

        Timothy enjoys playing $hake a Day when he gets a break at the Heidelberg, where he tends bar. This is Timothy’s sec

      • Great Falls woman wins Harley-Davidson motorcycle
        07/02/12
        Shawna Jarvey and Pierre Poitra of Great Falls have won a Harley-Davidson® motorcycle, the top prize for the “Harley-Davidson®” Scratch game, with a ticket purchased at Conoco located at 3601 10th Avenue South in Great Falls.

        “I kept looking at it [the Scratch ticket] thinking it

    • July
      • Havre woman claims $2,610 EZPLAY� jackpot
        06/29/12
        Lana Herman of Havre Friday claimed a $2,610 “$hake a Day” EZPLAY® jackpot with a ticket purchased at the Gallery Lounge located at 1753 Highway 2 Northwest in Havre.

        Lana won the “$hake a Day” jackpot for the third time on Monday while trying to explain to a friend how to play.

      • Wolf Point woman claims $10,000 Scratch top prize
        06/29/12
        Susan Welch of Wolf Point has claimed a $10,000 top prize for the “Casino Crossword” Scratch game with a ticket purchased from Town Pump located at 401 Cascade in Wolf Point.

        “Casino Crossword” debuted September 6, 2011, with prizes up to $10,000.

      • Livingston woman claims $1,500 Scratch prize
        06/29/12
        Kristine Fitzgerald of Livingston has claimed a $1,500 prize for the “Golden Goose” Scratch game with a ticket from the Town Pump located at 2200 Park St. S., Livingston.

        Kristine enjoys playing the Montana Lottery Scratch games. She won $250 on a Scratch ticket a few years ago, but t

      • San Francisco man claims $60,000 in Wild Card prizes
        06/27/12
        Keith Liu of San Francisco has claimed $60,000 in Wild Card winnings from two separate tickets for the June 20 draw, one worth $20,000 and the other worth $40,000. Both tickets were purchased in Shelby, one from the Albertsons at 130 5th Ave. N. and the other from Town Pump at 1350 U.S. Highway 2. H

      • Billings woman claims $30,000 Montana Cash Jackpot
        06/20/12
        Jessica Urbanski of Billings Tuesday claimed a $30,000 Montana Cash jackpot prize with a ticket purchased at the ConoMart Super Store located at 1219 Main Street in Billings.

        The Montana Cash drawing was held June 13, 2012. The winning numbers were 22,23,29,32, and 33.

        Jessica

      • Montana City woman claims $811 $hake a Day jackpot
        06/20/12
        Pamela Plaska of Montana City Tuesday claimed an $811 “$hake a Day” EZPLAY® jackpot with a ticket purchased at Papa Ray’s Casino located at 2091 #1 Jackson Creek Road in Montana City.

        Pamela enjoys playing “$hake a Day,” and this is her first big win. She won the top prize wit

      • Townsend woman claims $801 $hake a Day jackpot
        06/20/12
        Lori Raprager of Townsend claimed an $801 “$hake a Day” EZPLAY® jackpot with a ticket purchased at The Betsy located at 217 Broadway Street in Townsend.

        Lori and her husband went to The Betsy for pizza on Father’s Day where she played “$hake a Day” for the first time. Lori sai

      • Kalispell man claims $50,000 Scratch top prize
        06/19/12
        Alandus Thomas of Kalispell Monday claimed a $50,000 top prize for the “Super Monopoly” Scratch game with a ticket purchased from Town Pump, located at 445 West Idaho Street in Kalispell.

        Originally from Boston, Alandus occasionally likes to play the Montana Lottery. He said he “buy

      • Billings man wins Harley-Davidson motorcycle
        06/15/12
        Alfred Danks of Billings has won a Harley-Davidson® motorcycle, the top prize for the “Harley-Davidson®” Scratch game, with a ticket purchased at J & J’s Petromart located at 1503 Broadwater Ave. in Billings.

        Alfred got his winning ticket from his son as part of a birthday pre

      • Helena man wins Second Chance drawing for a trip to Hawaii
        06/15/12
        Frank Fulton of Helena won a trip to Hawaii through the Montana Lottery “Hula Moolah” Scratch game Second Chance drawing held June 14, 2012. He purchased his ticket at Holiday located at 401 Euclid Ave. in Helena.

        Frank’s wife Mary Lou said that people call her husband “Frank the

      • California man wins $25,000 Scratch top prize
        06/15/12
        William Land Jr. of Modesto, Calif., has claimed a $25,000 top prize for the “Twister” Scratch game with a ticket purchased from Short Stop located at 16 N. 7th St. in Miles City.

        William and his wife were in Montana visiting when he purchased the winning ticket on Tuesday. The couple

      • Lolo man claims $2,335 $hake a Day jackpot
        06/15/12
        Edward Bascue of Lolo has claimed a $2,335 “$hake a Day” jackpot with a ticket purchased at Boomers Pub & Gaming Parlour located at 2021 Brooks St. in Missoula.

        Edward said he plays Montana Cash once in a while and decided to play “$hake a Day” in Missoula just for fun. When t

      • Havre man claims $110,000 Montana Cash jackpot
        06/08/12
        Charles Loudermilk of Havre Friday claimed a $110,000 Montana Cash jackpot prize with a ticket purchased at Holiday located at 200 West First Street in Havre.

        The Montana Cash drawing was held June 6, 2012. The winning numbers were 2, 4, 6, 12 and 24.

        Charles is a long time Lot

      • Sand Coulee woman wins $845 $hake a Day jackpot
        06/08/12
        Marsha Lawson of Sand Coulee claimed an $845 “$hake a Day” jackpot Friday with a ticket purchased at the Tracy Bar, located at 503 Stockett Road in Sand Coulee.

        Marsha likes to play many Lottery games, but $hake a Day remains her favorite. She said of winning the $hake a Day jackpot t

      • Great Falls woman claims $5,000 Wild Card prize
        06/06/12
        Maureen Pettis of Great Falls Tuesday claimed a $5,000 Wild Card prize with a ticket purchased at Halftime Sports Bar and Casino, located at 1101 NW Bypass in Great Falls.

        Maureen and her husband enjoy playing all of the games the Montana Lottery offers. They have come close to winning t

      • Florence woman claims $1,694 EZPLAY� jackpot
        06/06/12
        Lori Foust of Florence Wednesday claimed a $1,694 “$hake a Day” EZPLAY® jackpot with a ticket purchased at The Silver Slipper located at 4055 Highway 93 South in Missoula.

        Lori and her husband, Jeff said they had never played “$hake a Day” before their big win.

        On the

      • Hall woman wins $10,000 Scratch top prize
        06/04/12
        Renee Shroyer of Hall Monday claimed a $10,000 top prize for the “Crossword Club” Scratch game with a ticket purchased from Town Pump located at 2210 North Reserve Street in Missoula.

        Renee said she was “becoming discouraged when one of her friends recently won a large prize, and wa

      • Gallatin Gateway man claims $3,221 $hake a Day jackpot
        06/04/12
        Jacob Tacco of Gallatin Gateway claimed a $3,221 “$hake a Day” jackpot Monday with a ticket purchased at The Game Sports Bar located at 76250 Gallatin Road in Gallatin Gateway.

        Tacco enjoys the EZPLAY® games and estimates that he plays them once a week.

        He has no plans f

      • Havre woman claims $3,652 Shake a Day jackpot
        06/01/12
        Lana Herman of Havre claimed a $3,652 “$hake a Day” jackpot Friday with a ticket purchased at the Gallery Lounge, located at 1753 U.S. 2 in Havre.

        Lana likes to play all the games Montana Lottery offers, especially $hake a Day, Powerball, and Montana Cash. This is Lana’s second win

      • Sand Coulee man wins $837 $hake a Day jackpot
        06/01/12
        Michael Zorb of Sand Coulee Friday claimed an $837 “$hake a Day” EZPLAY® jackpot with a ticket purchased at the Tracy Bar located at 503 Stockett Road
        in Sand Coulee.

        Michael has been playing “$hake a Day” since its release and this is his first big win. He said ten minutes

    • May
      • Alaska man claims $10,000 Scratch top prize
        05/31/12
        Larry Rylander of Alaska Thursday claimed a $10,000 top prize for the “Big Top Bingo” Scratch game with a ticket purchased from Byway Service located at Jct Hwy 80 & 87 in Stanford.

        Larry was in Montana visiting when he purchased the winning ticket on Wednesday. He is a part time

      • Glendive man claims $10,000 Powerball prize
        05/25/12
        Daniel Nicholson of Glendive Friday claimed a $10,000 Powerball prize with a ticket purchased at the Loaf ‘N Jug located at 322 East Barry in Glendive.

        The Powerball drawing was held May 16, 2012. Daniel was sitting in the drive-thru with his brother when he heard the Powerball winner w

      • Big Sky woman claims $2,138 $hake a Day jackpot
        05/25/12
        Sara Sipe of Big Sky Friday claimed a $2,138 “$hake a Day” EZPLAY® jackpot with a ticket purchased at The Corral Bar located at 42895 Gallatin Road in Big Sky.

        Sara won the “$hake a Day” after the new Lottery terminal offering EZPLAY® games had been installed at the Corral Bar,

      • Big Sky man claims $837 $hake a Day jackpot
        05/25/12
        Brian Busick of Big Sky claimed an $837 “$hake a Day” jackpot Friday with a ticket purchased at the Corral Bar located at 42895 Gallatin Road in Gallatin Gateway.

        Brian enjoys playing Powerball and Scratch tickets. He recalls when the Corral Bar first introduced the “$hake a Day”

      • Kalispell man claims $3,000 Scratch top prize
        05/21/12
        Raymond Sederdahl of Kalispell claimed a $3,000 top prize for “The Cherry Game” Scratch game with a ticket purchased at Smith’s Food and Drug located at 195 Third Avenue in Kalispell.

        Raymond had no immediate plans for his Lottery winnings.

        “The Cherry Game” debuted J

      • Great Falls man claims $1,267 $hake a Day jackpot
        05/18/12
        Timothy Medved of Great Falls claimed a $1,267 “$hake a Day” jackpot Friday with a ticket purchased at the Heidelberg Lounge & Liquor Store located at 27 Division Road in Great Falls.

        Timothy tends bar at the Heidelberg, where he says he likes to purchase Lottery tickets once in a

      • Billings man claims Harley-Davidson Scratch top prize
        05/15/12
        Alfred Danks of Billings has claimed a Harley-Davidson® Scratch game top prize, $18,000 toward the purchase of any new Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

        The total prize package including federal and state withholdings paid by the Lottery is worth $30,115. Alfred purchased the winning ticket at

      • Bozeman man claims $5,000 Wild Card prize
        05/14/12
        David Wood of Bozeman Monday claimed a $5,000 Wild Card prize with a ticket purchased at Casey’s Corner, located at 1211 East Main Street in Bozeman.

        The Wild Card drawing was held May 9, 2012. Wild Card is played in Montana, Idaho, and North and South Dakota.

        The Wild Card j

      • Coram man claims $5,000 Scratch top prize
        05/14/12
        Joseph Parker of Coram Friday claimed a $5,000 top prize for the “Super Hot 7’s” Scratch game with a ticket purchased at the Glacier Center located at 10049 Highway 2 East in Coram.

        This was Joseph’s first big win. He has been a consistent Lottery Scratch player and said he has bo

      • Butte man claims $1,500 Hot Lotto with Sizzler prize
        05/09/12
        William Higbie of Butte Wednesday claimed a $1,500 Hot Lotto with Sizzler prize with a ticket purchased at the Express Lane, located at 4701 Harrison Avenue in Butte.

        The Hot Lotto drawing was held May 2, 2012. Adding Sizzler for an extra $1 per play allows players to multiply non-jackpot

      • Billings man claims $10,000 Scratch prize
        05/08/12
        Dave Hash of Billings Tuesday claimed a $10,000 Scratch prize on the Montana Lottery’s Scratch game, “Quarter Million Cash.”

        Last month, Hash claimed a $5,000 prize on one ticket, and on another, he claimed $1,000, making his total last month $6,000. Dave bought his $10,000 winning

      • Great Falls man claims $316,182 Wildcard jackpot
        05/08/12
        Robert Pearce of Great Falls Tuesday claimed a $316,182 Wild Card jackpot with a ticket purchased at the The Cigarette Store, located at 1520 Third N.W. Suite F in Great Falls.

        The Wild Card drawing was held April 21, 2012. Pearce’s win was the first time since September 7, 2011 that a

      • Ekalaka woman claims $40,000 Powerball with Power Play prize
        05/08/12
        Deb Kortum of Ekalaka has claimed a $40,000 Powerball with Power Play prize with a ticket purchased at the Mainstreet Market, located at 215 North Main in Ekalaka.

        Deb Kortum is the owner of the Mainstreet Market and just celebrated the store’s 10th anniversary on May 1, 2012.

      • Butte man claims $4,723 EZPLAY jackpot
        05/07/12
        Daniel Talbott of Butte Friday claimed a $4,723 “$hake a Day” EZPLAY® jackpot with a ticket purchased at Pair a Dice Bar located at 1653 Harrison Avenue in Butte.

        Daniel has been a Lottery player for around three years. This is his biggest prize win. He said the fact that he won hadn

      • Glendive man claims $150,000 Montana Cash prize
        05/04/12
        Raymond Novotny of Glendive Friday claimed a $150,000 Montana Cash jackpot prize with a ticket purchased at Albertson’s located at 307 North Harmon in Glendive.

        The drawing was held May 2, 2012 and Montana Cash reached its highest jackpot since January 14, 2012 when it reached $200,000.

      • Texas man claims $10,000 Scratch top prize
        05/02/12
        Gilberto Garcia of Palmhurst, Texas Wednesday claimed a $10,000 top prize for the “Hula Moolah” Scratch game with a ticket purchased at the The Trading Post located at 1225 Mullowney Lane in Billings.

        Gilberto is in Montana working in Billings as an electrician and got a nice Montana

      • Great Falls woman claims $10,000 Scratch top prize
        05/02/12
        Caitlin Holmlund of Great Falls Wednesday claimed a $10,000 top prize for the “Out of the Blue Bingo” Scratch game with a ticket purchased at the Smith’s Food and Drug in Great Falls.

        This was Caitlin’s first big win, with most of her tickets paying out around $2 prizes. She purch

      • Hamilton woman claims $2,690 $hake a Day jackpot
        05/01/12
        Samantha Nelson of Hamilton Monday claimed a $2,690 “$hake a Day” EZPLAY® jackpot with a ticket purchased at The Edge Sports Bar located at 140 Bitterroot Plaza Drive in Hamilton.

        This was Samantha’s first prize win. She is an employee at the Edge, and a slow day at work prompted h

      • Illinois man claims $10,000 Mega Millions prize
        05/01/12
        David Snow of Iuka, Illinois Tuesday claimed a $10,000 Mega Millions prize with a ticket purchased at Cono Mart Super Store located at 4903 Southgate in Billings.

        The drawing was held March 30, 2012 and Mega Millions reached a record breaking $656 million jackpot. David was in Montana for

    • May
      • Great Falls man claims $1,963 EZPLAY jackpot
        04/30/12
        Tim Preston of Great Falls Monday claimed a $1,963 “$hake a Day” EZPLAY® jackpot with a ticket purchased at The Other Place located at 1200 9th Street South in Great Falls.

        Tim is a longtime lottery player and the first game he played was Lotto*America. He won a $1,200 Lotto*America

      • Butte man claims $3,486 EZPLAY jackpot
        04/25/12
        Cory Verrall of Butte Wednesday claimed a $3,486 “$hake a Day” EZPLAY® jackpot with a ticket purchased at Lisac’s Tri Stop located at 2544 Harrison Avenue in Butte.

        In addition to playing “$hake a Day,” Cory also purchases Powerball tickets regularly.

        Cory has no imm

      • Helena woman claims $5,000 Wild Card prize
        04/24/12
        Eva Longfellow of Helena Monday claimed a $5,000 prize for the Wild Card drawing April 21with a ticket purchased at the Motherlode Sports Bar located at 1428 Cedar Street in Helena

        Eva plays the lottery all the time and enjoys many games including $hake A Day as well as Powerball, and of

      • Billings woman claims $1,000 Scratch top prize
        04/24/12
        Pattee Bement Monday claimed a $1,000 top prize for the “Happy Go Lucky” Scratch game with a ticket purchased at Casey’s Corner located at 1420 North Seventh Avenue in Bozeman.

        Pattee doesn’t always play the lottery but when she does, prefers scratch tickets. She was travelling wi

      • Helena man claims $1,394 EZPLAY jackpot
        04/20/12
        John Boyle of Helena Friday claimed a $1,394 “$hake a Day” EZPLAY® jackpot with a ticket purchased at Papa Ray’s Casino located at 2091 #1 Jackson Creek Road in Montana City.

        In addition to playing “$hake a Day,” John also purchases Powerball and Mega Millions tickets when the

      • Missoula woman wins $934.20 in Montana Sports Action Racing
        04/19/12
        Michelle Jorgenson of Missoula Wednesday claimed a first prize of $934.20 with a Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing ticket purchased from the Mullan Station Casino located at 3420 Mullan Road in Missoula. The Samsung Mobile 500 race was held in Fort Worth, Texas, on April 14.

        Jorgenson

      • Laurel woman claims $10,000 Scratch top prize
        04/18/12
        Abbie Ford of Laurel Wednesday claimed a $10,000 top prize for the “Cherry Bingo” Scratch game with a ticket purchased at the Town Pump located at 312 First Ave South in Laurel.

        Though Abbie is an avid player purchasing a few Crossword or Bingo Scratch tickets a month, she never expec

      • Great Falls woman claims $1,000 Scratch top prize
        04/17/12
        Ashley Barrett of Great Falls Monday claimed a $1,000 top prize for the “Tic Tac Toad” Scratch game with a ticket purchased at the Loaf ‘N Jug located at 900 First Avenue North in Great Falls.

        Ashley is an occasional lottery player and on the day she won, purchased just a single tic

      • Lottery reports record sales, big winners from Mega Millions draw
        04/02/12
        The Montana Lottery last week set a new sales record due to an unprecedented Mega Millions jackpot bringing scores of players to Lottery retailers for their chance to win.

        Sales for the week ending Saturday were $2.75 million — of which $1.73 million was from Mega Millions. Friday’s j

    • March
      • Billings Resident Two Times Lucky!
        03/16/12
        Dave Hash of Billings has claimed two prizes on the Montana Lottery’s Scratch game, “Quarter Million Cash.” Hash claimed a $5,000 prize on one ticket, and on another, he claimed $1,000, making his total $6,000! Dave bought both his winning tickets at 24th Street Cenex, 1031 North 24th Street W

      • Kalispell woman claims $10,000 Scratch top prize
        03/16/12
        Lindsey Heston of Kalispell Thursday claimed a $10,000 top prize for the “Crossword Clues” Scratch game with a ticket from Cenex Zip Trip, 1420 First Ave. E., Kalispell.

        The day she won, Lindsey was bored and decided to go to the store to pick up a few Scratch games. After winning $2

      • Crow Agency woman claims $70,000 Montana Cash jackpot
        03/15/12
        Katherine RealBird of Crow Agency Wednesday claimed a $70,000 Montana Cash jackpot for the March 10 draw with a ticket from Hardin Express Center, 1424 N. Crawford Ave., Hardin.

        While visiting Lottery headquarters, Katherine recalled checking her tickets after Saturday’s draw. The first

    • March
      • Billings mother, daughter claim $20,000 Montana Cash jackpot
        02/27/12
        Sharon Bowers and daughter Brianna Fischer of Billings Monday claimed a $20,000 Montana Cash jackpot for the Jan. 18 draw with a ticket from 3G’s Convenience, 1221 Wicks Lane, Billings.

        The mother-daughter duo has played the Lottery together since Brianna was old enough to buy a ticket.

      • Anaconda woman claims $10,000 Scratch top prize
        02/27/12
        Terri Trainor of Anaconda has claimed a $10,000 top prize for the “Big Top Bingo” Scratch game with a ticket from Town Pump, 819 W. Park, Anaconda.

        Terri is a regular player who enjoys the bingo-style Scratch games best. “Big Top Bingo” is one of the Lottery’s newest games. When

      • Billings man claims $30,000 Montana Cash jackpot
        02/22/12
        Richard Edwards of Billings Wednesday claimed a $30,000 Montana Cash jackpot for the Feb. 18 draw with a ticket from 24th Street Cenex, 1031 N. 24th St. W., Billings.

        Richard is a regular player who buys The Works each week to play all of the Lottery’s draw games. Although his Montana C

      • Havre woman claims $40,000 Powerball with Power Play prize
        02/15/12
        Jean Watson of Havre Tuesday claimed a $40,000 Powerball with Power Play prize for the Feb. 11 draw with a ticket from McLean’s Grocery, 500 Second St., Havre.

        Jean is a regular lotto player who usually picks her own numbers. She traveled to Helena with her daughter to claim the prize a

      • Great Falls man claims $25,000 Scratch top prize
        02/15/12
        Wayne Thomas of Great Falls has claimed a $25,000 top prize for the “King Tut’s Treasure” Scratch game with a ticket from Town Pump, 505 NW Bypass, Great Falls.

        Wayne, a regular Scratch player, visited Lottery headquarters with a friend Tuesday to claim his prize. Even after receivi

      • Bozeman, Dillon players claim $10,000 Powerball prizes
        02/14/12
        Two Powerball players, who each matched four white balls and the Powerball over the weekend, claimed their $10,000 prizes at Lottery headquarters Monday.

        Dustin Lawler of Bozeman claimed his prize with a ticket from Blue Basket Market, 1035 Reeves Rd., Bozeman.

        Dustin usually p

      • Stevensville man claims $8,358 EZPLAY jackpot
        02/13/12
        Chad Covault of Stevensville Friday claimed an $8,358 jackpot for the “$hake a Day” EZPLAY® game with a ticket from Bum Steer Bar, Casino and Café of Florence.

        Chad said he usually plays “$hake a Day” a couple times each week and enjoys watching others play too.

        “It

      • Missoula woman claims Anchors Away Second Chance prize
        02/09/12
        Kerri Wilson of Missoula is the winner of the Second Chance drawing for the Lottery’s “Anchors Away” Scratch game. The ticket drawn was purchased at Muralt’s of Missoula, 8800 Truck Stop Rd.

        Kerri’s prize is a Cruise of a Lifetime for two with Royal Caribbean International®. Fi

      • Havre, Belgrade players claim EZPLAY top prizes
        02/07/12
        Two EZPLAY® players claimed top prizes Monday after winning big over the weekend.

        A group of five players called the Golden Spike Lotto Club hit a $7,128 “$hake a Day” jackpot Friday at the Golden Spike of Havre. Stacy Baldwin claimed the prize on behalf of the group.

        Stac

      • Great Falls players claim $10,000 Scratch top prize
        02/01/12
        Travis Friede and Brandi Van Horn of Great Falls Wednesday claimed a $10,000 top prize for the “Bedtime Bingo” Scratch game with a ticket from Loaf ‘N Jug, 601 Smelter Ave., Great Falls.

        Travis said he only plays Scratch games occasionally, but Brandi plays often. She was the one wh

    • January
      • Laurel couple claims $200,000 Montana Cash jackpot
        01/17/12
        Rob and Tana Wilkerson of Laurel Tuesday claimed a $200,000 Montana Cash jackpot for the Jan. 14 draw with a ticket from Fastlane C-Store, 815 E. Main St., Laurel.

        The jackpot was uncommonly high Saturday, prompting Rob to buy a 10-play Quick Pick ticket shortly before the draw. One play

      • Great Falls woman claims $1,000 Scratch prize
        01/13/12
        Friday Tina Kinder of Great Falls claimed a $1,000 Scratch prize from “Fireball 5’s.” Her winning ticket was purchased at Loaf ‘N Jug, 900 First Ave N, Great Falls.

        Kinder’s husband purchased the tickets early this morning. After deciding which ticket she wanted Kinder scratched

      • Montana Cash jackpot grows to $200,000
        01/12/12
        The jackpot for Montana’s exclusive lotto game, Montana Cash, rolled to a rare $200,000 after no tickets matched all five numbers drawn for Wednesday’s draw.

        Montana Cash jackpots start at $20,000 and increase by $10,000 after each draw for which there is no winner. The current jackpo

      • Butte man claims Fantasy Football prize
        01/11/12
        Brandon Warner of Butte has claimed the second place prize from Week 18 of Fantasy Football. Warner’s prize was worth $809.10 and he bought his winning ticket at Magic Diamond Casino in Butte. Week 18 ended January 8.

        Warner and his father have been playing Fantasy Football all season.

      • Two Scratch Prizes Claimed
        01/10/12
        Kelli Kolar of Bozeman claimed a $5,000 top prize from “Winter Winnings.” She purchased her ticket at Town Pump, 29001 Norris Road, Bozeman.

        Kolar is currently attending Montana State University in Bozeman. During finals week she took a friend to purchase a Scratch ticket, and her fri

      • Rocky Boy woman claims $1,208 EZPLAY jackpot
        01/10/12
        Jenny LaSalle of Rocky Boy won a $1,208 EZPLAY® jackpot from the game “$hake a Day.” Her ticket was purchased at Hide Out Lounge and Casino, 2401 12th Ave S, Great Falls.

        LaSalle had never played “$hake a Day” before but decided to try since all her friends were having a lot of f

      • Missoula Woman Claims $10,538 EZPLAY jackpot
        01/09/12
        Mackenzie Lemcke of Missoula has claimed a $10,538 “$hake a Day” EZPLAY® jackpot. Her ticket was purchased at Hooters in Missoula.

        Lemcke had been out with some friends the night she hit the jackpot. She had been playing “$hake a Day” all evening, winning various small prizes. On

      • Three $100,000 Montana Millionaire Prizes Claimed
        01/06/12
        Friday morning, Ramon Rios traveled to Helena from Crow Agency to claim his $100,000 Montana Millionaire prize. He purchased his ticket at L & B’s Last Stop in Hardin.

        This is Rios’ third year playing Montana Millionaire, and the third time was the charm for him. He plans on using

      • Two $10,000 Montana Millionaire Prizes Claimed
        01/05/12
        Bradley Sage made the drive from Florence to Helena Wednesday in order to claim his $10,000 Montana Millionaire prize. His winning ticket was purchased at Gary & Leo’s Fresh Foods in Florence.

        Sage found out that he had won on January 1, but he did not tell anyone until later in the

      • Three Forks man claims $100,000 Montana Millionaire Prize
        01/04/12
        Mark Vandolah and his wife Marilyn traveled to Helena Wednesday in order to claim their $100,000 Montana Millionaire prize. The winning ticket was purchased at Town Pump, 819 West Park, Anaconda.

        Mark purchased the ticket in Anaconda where he normally purchases all his Lottery tickets. Wh

      • Two Fantasy Football Prizes Claimed
        01/04/12
        Wade Jacobsen of Cut Bank has claimed the first place prize from Week 17 of Fantasy Football. Jacobsen’s prize was worth $1483.70 and he bought his winning ticket at The Wolves Den in Cut Bank. Week 17 ended January 2.

        Jacobsen has been playing Fantasy Football since it started. He rece

      • Anaconda man claims $10,000 Scratch top prize
        01/04/12
        October is a lucky month for Dennis and Anne McClurg of Anaconda. Two years ago in October Anne purchased a Scratch ticket that resulted in her winning a big prize. This October Dennis purchased his winning “Crossword Connection” Scratch ticket at RD’s Party Shop, 848 West Park, Butte.
      • Billings couple claims $1 million grand prize
        01/03/12
        Vern Wallace and Mara Lovelace of Billings Tuesday claimed the $1 million Montana Millionaire grand prize with a ticket from McFiny’s, 1711 17th St. W., Billings.

        Vern has played Montana Millionaire for the past few years. This year, he got one ticket for Mara and one ticket for himself

      • Montana Millionaire Winning Numbers 1-1-2012
        01/01/12
        Here are the Montana Millionaire numbers for today's Grand Prize Drawing: Players can check their winning numbers at Lottery retail locations or on the Lottery's website, montanamillionaire.com

        $1 Million

        065395

        McFiny's

        1711 17 St W