December 27, 2012

Platinum LLC claims Anderson
Hoosier Lotto jackpot prize

Platinum LLCINDIANAPOLIS – The winner of the Aug. 29 Hoosier Lotto jackpot has claimed their prize.

Platinum LLC, represented by attorney James O. Anderson, claimed a cash prize of $1.1 million at Hoosier Lottery Headquarters on Friday, Dec. 21.

“The winner is very happy to have won this prize and plans to invest the money to maximize their good fortune,” said Anderson.

The winning ticket was purchased at Meijer at 6610 Scatterfield Road in Anderson. 

The Platinum LLC jackpot hit stands as one of seven such wins for Hoosier Lotto players in 2012. Six other Hoosier Lotto jackpot-winning tickets have been purchased this year at retailers in Indianapolis, Gary, Frankfort, Columbus, Highland and Shelbyville.

The mission of the Hoosier Lottery is to return the maximum net income to 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 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 $8.9 billion in player prizes.

The Hoosier Lottery reminds all players to play responsibly.

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For more information, please contact Al Larsen at alarsen@hoosierlottery.com or 317-264-4805.

Photo: Attorney James O. Anderson accepts winnings on behalf of Platinum LLC at Hoosier Lottery Headquarters December 21.

 

 

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