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Idaho $1,000,000 raffle sold out

| December 5, 2020 1:00 AM

BOISE – At least one Idaho Lottery player who participated in the "Idaho $1,000,000 Raffle" will be celebrating the holidays and ringing in the New Year as Idaho’s newest millionaire.

All 250,000 tickets in the Idaho Lottery’s traditional holiday game, the Idaho $1,000,000 Raffle have been sold and the game has officially ended. The 250,000th ticket was sold Friday afternoon. Over 40,000 tickets were sold in the final seven days of sales.

This is the 13th time the game has sold out and the fifth time prior to Christmas.

“We thank our players and retail partners for again making the Idaho Lottery’s annual Idaho $1,000,000 Raffle a success,” said Jeff Anderson, Idaho Lottery director. “Right now, someone has a ticket worth $1,000,000."

He said all players should sign the ticket back and keep it in a safe place until the winning numbers are announced right after Christmas.

The winning numbers will be announced on Dec. 28.

Besides the guaranteed top prize of $1,000,000, there are 14,422 additional prizes ranging from $15 up to $10,000.