January 25, 2013
Big jackpots up for grabs this weekend!
Mega Millions®, Powerball® and Hoosier Lotto™ roll higher
INDIANAPOLIS – Let the dreaming begin.
The work week is almost over and there are big bucks up for grabs in Indiana this weekend. The jackpots for Mega Millions, Powerball and Hoosier Lotto all rolled higher this week.
The big jackpot excitement begins tonight, as players can take a shot at an estimated $89 million Mega Millions jackpot. Players have until 10:44 p.m. tonight to pick up a Mega Millions ticket for just one dollar.
Two big jackpots take center stage Saturday night. An estimated $130 million is up for grabs in the Powerball drawing with the purchase of a $2 ticket before the 9:58 p.m. sales cut-off time. Hoosiers’ hometown favorite game, Hoosier Lotto, offers a chance at $6.5 million in tomorrow’s drawing for just one dollar. Players have until 10:39 p.m. to purchase a shot at the Hoosier Lotto jackpot.
The Hoosier Lottery now offers a tool for those who play Powerball, Mega Millions or Hoosier Lotto in workplace pools. A printableLottery Pool Formis available at hoosierlottery.com and is a convenient way to organize and track lottery pools with friends, family and co-workers.
The Hoosier Lottery reminds all players to play responsibly.
The mission of the Hoosier Lottery is to maximize net income for the state in a socially-responsible manner. In fiscal year 2012, the Hoosier Lottery generated $211 million in surplus revenue which was used to significantly reduce the motor vehicle excise tax for all Hoosier drivers and also supported the pension funds for retired Indiana teachers, police and firefighters. Player prizes for the fiscal year totaled $533 million and $60 million was earned by Indiana retailers on the sale of Hoosier Lottery products.
Since its inception in 1989, the Hoosier Lottery has produced more than $4.2 billion for the citizens of Indiana, $1 billion in commissions and bonuses for participating Indiana retailers, and has paid out more than $8.9 billion in player prizes.
For more information, please contact Betsy Gutierrez at firstname.lastname@example.org or 317-264-4852 or Al Larsen at email@example.com or 317-242-8803.