November 18, 2012
Gary retailer sells $10.5 million Hoosier Lotto jackpot-winning ticket
INDIANAPOLIS – For the sixth time in 2012, the Hoosier Lotto jackpot has been hit – this time via a ticket sold by a retailer in Gary and the owner of the ticket could walk away with as much as $10.5 million.
The winning ticket, which matched all six numbers drawn last night, was purchased at Nagra’s Quick Mart at 4321 E. Dunes Highway in Gary. The winning numbers drawn were: 10-14-16-20-24-26.
In addition to last night’s hit, five other Hoosier Lotto jackpot-winning tickets have been purchased this year at retailers in Frankfort, Anderson, Columbus, Highland and Shelbyville.
Hoosier Lottery officials remind players to check their numbers carefully and to sign the back of their tickets immediately. The person holding the winning ticket should contact Hoosier Lottery Customer Service for details on how to claim their prize at (800) 955-6886.
The mission of the Hoosier Lottery is to return the maximum net income to the state in a socially-responsible manner. In fiscal year 2011, the Hoosier Lottery generated $188 million in net income 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 $495 million and $56 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 billion in net income for the citizens of Indiana, nearly $1 billion in commissions and bonuses for participating Indiana retailers, and has paid out more than $8.7 billion in player prizes.
The Hoosier Lottery reminds all players to play responsibly.
For more information, please contact Al Larsen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 317-242-8803.