Martinsville retailer sells near-record Hoosier Lottery ticket
Cash 5 ticket worth more than half-a-million sold at Amoco
INDIANAPOLIS (April 30, 2014) - Last night's Cash 5 jackpot was nearly the biggest jackpot in the game's history, at more than half a million dollars, and a ticket purchased in Martinsville matched all five numbers to win it.
The winning Cash 5 ticket worth $530,000 was purchased at Neathery's Amoco at 9610 State Road 144.
Last night's winning Cash 5 numbers are: 3-4-10-19-24.
The odds of matching all five numbers are 1:749,398. The holder of the ticket should sign the back and contact Hoosier Lottery customer service at 1-800-955-6886 for instructions on how to claim the prize.
The $530,000 prize had been growing since the jackpot was last hit on March 23 when Robert Briscoe of Kokomo won $83,000. The biggest jackpot in the game's history was $666,000.
Cash 5 debuted Nov. 4, 2012 and has become extremely popular among Hoosiers, many of whom enjoy the game for its $1 price point, ease-of-play and daily growing jackpots.
Hoosiers hope to continue hometown winning streak with $26 million Hoosier Lotto!
Hoosiers are hoping to continue the winning streak tonight. Another hometown favorite game, Hoosier Lotto, offers a $26 million jackpot tonight. The Hoosier Lotto jackpot hasn't been hit since October of 2013. That's when Richard McMurry of Bloomington snagged a $3.5 million prize.
Hoosier Lotto tickets cost $1 each and are available at more than 4,000 Hoosier Lottery retailers across Indiana. The deadline to purchase tickets for tonight's drawing is 10:39 p.m. Eastern.
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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