Hoosier Millionaire makes Fort Wayne stop

Players invited to play for chance to win $1 million!

NOTE: Media wishing to attend the Fort Wayne show are asked to call (317) 709-8728 to secure seating.

INDIANAPOLIS (April 11, 2014) - The Hoosier Millionaire Show is on the road and headed to Fort Wayne on Thursday, April 17!

The popular show is making its second stop at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum where five previously selected players, plus one person selected on the spot, will compete. The top prize winner will advance to the Hoosier Millionaire 25th Anniversary Championship Show at the Indiana State Fair in August.

To have a shot at being the on-site contestant, players just need to submit non-winning Hoosier Millionaire tickets at the event. Entry to the show is free and doors will open at 5 p.m. Tickets must be submitted by 6:15 p.m. and the sixth contestant will be selected at approx. 6:30 p.m. The show will begin at approx. 7 p.m.

The five Fort Wayne contestants, Rick Rhodes of Kokomo, Mary Jane Head of Alexandria, Glenda Catt of Peru, Jeanette Bogacki of Evansville and Susie Saunders of Columbus , earned their slots after submitting non-winning tickets via the Lottery's Web site, www.hoosierlottery.com.

The first Hoosier Millionaire road show was conducted on March 27 in Evansville, where Jack Binkley of Wolcottville won $17,500 and a seat at the championship show. Hoosier Millionaire fans are invited to the Terre Haute show on May 15 at the Hulman Center to submit non-winning tickets in hopes of being selected for as the sixth contestant on that show.

Players can continue to enter their non-winning tickets via the Web site for a chance to be selected for the road shows in New Albany, Elkhart and Indianapolis. Each of those shows will also feature a drawing from non-winning Hoosier Millionaire tickets on the spot.

Longtime Hoosier Millionaire favorites Mark Patrick, Tony Lamont and Barbara Hobbs will host the road shows throughout the state, as well as at the finale.

Additional details about Hoosier Millionaire can be found at www.hoosierlottery.com.

ABOUT THE HOOSIER LOTTERY: Hoosier Lottery distributions benefit every county throughout Indiana. Each fiscal year, the Hoosier Lottery contributes $30 million to local police and firefighters' pensions, and $30 million to the Teacher's Retirement Fund. In fiscal year 2012, $147.6 million in Hoosier Lottery earnings helped reduce motor vehicle excise taxes by 50 percent.
 
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For more information, please contact Stephanie McFarland at smcfarland@hoosierlottery.in.gov.

 

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