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Whitefish man claims $500,000 Scratch top prize
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:40:51 GMT
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 off zeros all the way to a $500,000 win! Russell enjoys playing Scratch games but occasionally buys Hot Lotto tickets. This is his first big Lottery win.

Russell plans to seek out a financial advisor and do some thinking before he spends his winnings. He advises other players to ?keep playing, because it is the only way to win!?

?$500,000 Big Money? debuted July 16, 2014 with top prizes up to $500,000.

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.


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Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results ? August 23
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:39:58 GMT
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)

Number of 2nd Prize winners:
1- Cedar Ridge Casino, Laurel $356.30 (30% of prize pool)

Number of 3rd Prize winners:
1 ? Cedar Ridge Casino, Laurel $237.50 (20% of prize pool)

1st Prize Point Accumulation: 878

2nd Prize Point Accumulation: 781

3rd Prize Point Accumulation: 775

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

Whitefish man claims $500,000 Scratch top prize
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:40:51 GMT
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 off zeros all the way to a $500,000 win! Russell enjoys playing Scratch games but occasionally buys Hot Lotto tickets. This is his first big Lottery win.

Russell plans to seek out a financial advisor and do some thinking before he spends his winnings. He advises other players to ?keep playing, because it is the only way to win!?

?$500,000 Big Money? debuted July 16, 2014 with top prizes up to $500,000.

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.


Choteau man claims $50,000 Scratch prize
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:20:43 GMT
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 Lottery win and he couldn?t believe it when he found out he had won. He had several people double check his ticket for him just to make sure it was a winner.

Robert plans to put his winnings into a saving account and watch it grow. His advice to other players was ?play reasonably.?

?$50,000 Rich? debuted April 23, 2014 with top prizes up to $50,000.

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.

Billings woman claims $25,000 Scratch prize
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:58:18 GMT
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 morning to make her way to Lottery Headquarters to claim her prize. Juliann likes to ?randomly buy tickets? and this is her first big Lottery win.

Juliann plans to pay her student loans with her winnings. She informs other players that ?it?s the luck of the draw? that determines winners.

?$500,000 Big Money? debuted July 16, 2014 with top prizes up to $500,000.

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.

Montana Sports Action Fantasy Racing Results ? August 17
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:31:55 GMT
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 $566.10 (50% of prize pool)

Number of 2nd Prize winners:
1- Chinook Eagles Club 689, Chinook $339.60 (30% of prize pool)

Number of 3rd Prize winners:
1 ? Cedar Ridge Casino, Laurel $226.40 (20% of prize pool)

1st Prize Point Accumulation: 758

2nd Prize Point Accumulation: 744

3rd Prize Point Accumulation: 741

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