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 rep for the region.

The Retailer of the Year award recognizes outstanding dedication, enthusiasm, commitment, performance and high standards for sales of Lottery products.

To be eligible for the MSA Retailer of the Year award, a retailer must be nominated by its Lottery sales rep. and display certain criteria. Wyman Hewitt, sales rep for the region covering Eureka, nominated First and Last Chance bar for many reasons.

“Everyone there does a tremendous job promoting everything from Scratch Games to every game we offer on the MP. They especially love to get everyone involved with our Montana Sports Action Fantasy racing game, and are frequent winners,” said Hewitt. “They really have fun with the Lottery products and it shows,” he added.

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.


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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)

Number of 2nd Prize winners:
2 sharing 415.00 (30% of prize pool)
-Rainbow Bar and Casino, Kalispell, $207.50
-Nickels Gaming Parlour, Helena, $207.50

Number of 3rd Prize winners:
-Chrome Bar, Absarokee, $276.70 (20% of prize pool)

1st Prize Point Accumulation: 942

2nd Prize Point Accumulation: 941

3rd Prize Point Accumulation: 939

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

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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 with its employees. Laurie Peres, owner of Peres Food Basket accepted the award, presented by Lottery Director Angela Wong, on behalf of the staff.

The award recognizes outstanding dedication, enthusiasm, commitment, performance and high standards for sales of Lottery products. It was created in memory of Sidney native Bob Harper, an influential sales representative and manager for the Lottery from 1987–1999.

To be eligible for the award, a retailer must be nominated by its Lottery sales rep. Debbie Sebens, sales rep for the region covering Great Falls, said she nominated Peres Food Basket for its enthusiasm.

“Laurie is always looking for innovative ways to increase sales and foster excellent customer relations,” said Sebens. “One of the ways she does that is by running themed monthly promotions,” she added.

Previous winners of the Harper award are:

1999 – Friendly’s East, Helena
2000 – Mini Mart #714, Fairview
2001 – Ranch Hand, Eureka
2006 – Schulte’s 38th St. Store, Great Falls 2007 – TJ’s Gas N Convenience, Livingston
2008 – The Short Stop, Miles City
2010 – Van’s Thriftway, Helena
2012 – Town Pump, Wolf Point

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.

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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)

Number of 2nd Prize winners:
-Cedar Ridge Casino, Laurel, $485.00 (30% of prize pool)

Number of 3rd Prize winners:
-Emerald City Casino, Great Falls, $323.30 (20% of prize pool)

1st Prize Point Accumulation: 882

2nd Prize Point Accumulation: 875

3rd Prize Point Accumulation: 857

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

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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 winners:
-Diamond Jim’s Russell, Missoula, $427.30 (30% of prize pool)

Number of 3rd Prize winners:
2 Sharing $284.80 (20% of prize pool)
-First & Last Chance Bar, Eureka $142.40
-Jorgensons Restaurant & Lounge, Helena, $142.40

1st Prize Point Accumulation: 1,013

2nd Prize Point Accumulation: 1,008

3rd Prize Point Accumulation: 1,003

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

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