February 17, 2013
Indianapolis retailer sells Hoosier Lotto jackpot-winning
ticket worth $9.5 million
INDIANAPOLIS - Last night's $9.5 million Hoosier Lotto jackpot was hit and the winning ticket was sold by a retailer in Indianapolis.
One lucky player purchased a ticket at Speedway at 8101 East 21st Street in Indianapolis that matched all six numbers in last night's drawing. Those winning numbers were: 5-8-17-21-23-33.
This marks the first time the Hoosier Lotto jackpot has been hit in 2013. The game produced seven jackpot winners in 2012.
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 at (800) 955-6886 for details on how to claim their prize.
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.
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.