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Montana Lottery Commission to meet
Mon, 02 Jun 2014 22:19:52 GMT
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, montanalottery.com.

The Lottery Commission consists of five members appointed to four-year staggered terms by the Governor. Current Commissioners are: Tom Keegan, Helena; Leo Prigge, Butte; Frank DiFonzo, Sidney; Cindy Hiner, Deer Lodge; and Commission Chair, Wilbur Rehmann of Helena.

Lottery Commissioners are responsible for determining policies for the operation of the Lottery and considering recommendations of Lottery staff in the types and forms of games offered, as well as percentages of prizes paid and price of each ticket or chance sold.

The Montana Lottery was created by referendum in 1986. In the past 25 years, it has paid out over $428 million to players in prizes and returned more than $193 million to the State of Montana.

The State of Montana makes reasonable accommodations for any known disability that may interfere with a person's ability to participate in State Government. Persons needing an accommodation should notify Denise Blankenship, no later than 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, to allow adequate time to make necessary arrangements. Please call (406) 444-5801 or TTY 444-9642 to make your request known.

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Lottery News & Winners

Kalispell woman claims $100,000 Top Scratch prize
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 20:00:27 GMT
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 off her tickets on the way home. After she verified that she won the top prize, Vonda started alerting all of her family members. Vonda enjoys playing both Scratch and Lottery games but this is her first big Lottery win.

Vonda plans to seek out advice from a financial adviser before making any large purchases, but she had already planned a couple vacations and the winnings will help pay for them. Vonda reminds other players to ?play responsibly.?

?$100,000 Montana Silver? debuted March 4, 2013 with top prizes up to $100,000.

The Montana Lottery was created by referendum in 1986. Since then, it has paid over $483 million in prizes and returned approximately $217 million to the State of Montana.

Great Falls man claims $200,000 Montana Cash Prize
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:01:44 GMT
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 Lottery website until midnight on the night of the draw. Robert was in complete disbelief when he realized he won and stated that he immediately started calling his close friends and family despite the late hour.

This is Robert?s first big Lottery win and he plans on using his winnings to pay off some debt, go on vacation and buy more Lottery tickets. When asked if he has any advice for other players he stated ?play Montana Cash and Wild Card, they have better odds.?

Montana Cash is one of the Montana Lottery?s longest running games and re-launched May 11 with exciting changes. Jackpots now start at $40,000 and increase until won. In addition, there are all new prize levels and the overall odds are improved. The Montana Cash jackpot is $40,000 for Wednesday?s drawing.

The Montana Lottery was created by referendum in 1986. Since then, it has paid more than $459 million in prizes and returned more than $210 million to the State of Montana.

Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results ? July 13
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:52:35 GMT
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)

Number of 2nd Prize winners:
4 sharing 366.00 (30% of prize pool)
-Doc & Eddy?s West, Billings, $91.50
-Chinook Eagles Club 689, Chinook, $91.50
-Doc & Eddy?s West, Billings, $91.50
-Bullseye Casino, Helena, $91.50

Number of 3rd Prize winners:
-Chrome Bar, Absarokee, $244.20 (20% of prize pool)

1st Prize Point Accumulation: 920

2nd Prize Point Accumulation: 900

3rd Prize Point Accumulation: 884

Montana Sports Action is a Fantasy Sports Wagering game facilitated by the Montana Lottery on behalf of the Montana Board of Horse Racing.

Montana City woman claims $10,000 Powerball prize
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:18:52 GMT
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. She said the win came as a complete surprise and that she was shocked to see that four of her numbers and her Powerball number matched the winning numbers.

Tracy does not have any definite plans for the winnings yet, but says that she will likely put most of it in to savings for her daughter. Her advice to other players is ?you can?t win unless you play!?

The Montana Lottery was created by referendum in 1986. Since then, it has paid over $483 million in prizes and returned approximately $217 million to the State of Montana.

Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results ? July 5
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:25:43 GMT
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 ?1?st Prize winners?:?
1 ? Red Garter Casino, Helena $616.00 (?50?.?00?% ?of prize pool?)?

Number of ?2?nd Prize winners?:?
1 ? Moose Lodge 2190, Colstrip $369.60 (?30?.?00?% ?of prize pool?)?

Number of ?3?rd Prize winners?:?
1 ? Yellowstone Tavern, Miles City $246.40 (?20?.?00?% ?of prize pool?)?

1?st Prize Point Accumulation?: 720.00

2?nd Prize Point Accumulation?: ?663?.?00?

3?rd Prize Point Accumulation?: 659.?00?

Montana Sports Action is a Fantasy Sports Wagering game facilitated by the Montana Lottery on behalf of the Montana Board of Horse Racing.