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Idaho Lottery announces the $1M Raffle is sold out: 'Someone right now is holding a ticket worth $1,000,000'

The drawing for the $1 million prize will be held at 9:59 p.m Thursday. You can watch it live on Channel 7.
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The Idaho Lottery announced Monday that all 250,000 tickets for the Idaho $1,000,000 Raffle have been sold. The last ticket was bought Friday afternoon on Dec. 28. No more tickets will be sold.

“We would like to say thank you to all our players and retail partners for their participation since the Raffle went on sale, and especially during the past week,” said Idaho Lottery Director Jeff Anderson. “Someone right now is holding a ticket worth $1,000,000. All players holding an Idaho $1,000,000 Raffle ticket should sign the back and keep it in a safe place until the winning numbers are announced next week.”

The winning numbers will be announced on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019 at 9:59 p.m. MT.

Players can watch the winning announcement live on KTVB/KTFT News Channel 7 in the Treasure and Magic Valley broadcast areas, KPVI News 6 in eastern Idaho, and KLEW 3 in northern Idaho.

Players can check their tickets for winning numbers at idaholottery.com, at all Idaho Lottery retail locations, on the Idaho Lottery information hotline at 208-334-4656, or by using the Idaho Lottery Check-a-Ticket app for their iPhone or Android phone.

In addition to the top prize of $1,000,000, there are two $10,000 prizes, 550 prizes of $200, and 6,800 prizes of $25. This year’s Idaho $1,000,000 Raffle included ten early bird prizes of $1,000. Only four of these tickets have been claimed. The remaining six winning tickets are:

000486 – sold at KJs Super Store in Malad

005689 – sold at Fred Meyer in Garden City

009269 – sold at Albertsons on Eagle Road and McMillan

015961 – sold at Walmart Fuel Center in Idaho Falls

019598 – sold at Big Smoke on Franklin Road in Nampa just off Idaho Center Blvd

025345 – sold at Big Smoke on 12th Avenue in Nampa

Also, every 25,000th ticket sold is worth $1,000. Two of these ten prizes have not been claimed. The unclaimed tickets are numbered 200000 and 225000. Ticket 200000 is from Gem County and ticket 225000 is from Kootenai County.

All winning tickets of $1,000 or higher in this game must be claimed at Lottery offices in Boise. Players will have 180 days after the draw on January 3, 2019 to claim their prizes.