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$1 Million The Pick(TM) Jackpot Winning Ticket Claimed by Family of Four

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 06/30/14 -- The Arizona Lottery announces the winning ticket for the $1 million The Pick jackpot for the drawing on Saturday, June 28, has been claimed.

The winning ticket was a $5 Quick Pick® ticket purchased at the Safeway located at 4910 N. U.S. Highway 89 in Flagstaff. A family of four claimed the ticket today at the Phoenix Lottery office. They chose the cash option and split the winnings four ways for a total of $156,250 each before taxes.

This is the second jackpot winning ticket sold for The Pick during the last week. An Oro Valley resident claimed the $1.3 million The Pick jackpot for the drawing on Wednesday, June 25.

"It was a pleasure to meet such a wonderful and deserving family," said Karen Bach, director of budget, products, and communications for the Arizona Lottery.

The next drawing for The Pick is Wednesday, July 2, for an estimated $1 million jackpot. Tickets can be purchased at any Arizona Lottery retailer.

Players can check their tickets by visiting ArizonaLottery.com.

Players must be 21 years or older to purchase or redeem tickets. Winners have 180 days from the drawing date to claim their prize at an Arizona Lottery office or by mail. Overall odds vary by game. All sales are final. In accordance with the ADA, these materials may be made available in an alternative format. Gambling Problem? Call 1.800.NEXT STEP (1-800-639-8783). Please Play Responsibly™. Quick Pick® is a registered service mark of the California Lottery.

About the Arizona Lottery
The Arizona Lottery operates entirely from the revenue it generates through the sale of its products; it receives no General Fund dollars from the State. Proceeds from sales of Lottery tickets -- more than $3.4 million per week -- fund a variety of state programs. Since July 1981, the Arizona Lottery has paid out more than $5.4 billion in prizes to players, more than $3 billion in net profit to the state and more than $638 million in commissions to retailers. Learn more at ArizonaLottery.com.

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