|By Marketwired .||
|July 7, 2014 07:46 PM EDT||
PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 07/07/14 -- The Arizona Lottery announces the winning ticket for the $1.1 million The Pick jackpot for the drawing on Saturday, July 5, has been claimed.
The winner, who wants to remain anonymous, purchased the winning ticket at the Fry's Food Store located at 6470 S. Higley Road in Gilbert as part of a Trio! Quick Pick® from a Lottery vending machine. Trio! consists of one Quick Pick ticket for Powerball®, Mega Millions® and The Pick.
The winner selected the cash option of $687,500 before taxes. Since the winner's birthday is this week, she said this has turned out to be a wonderful birthday present. The winner plans to pay off some bills and invest in some business ideas she's wanted to try.
"It was a fantastic early birthday present to the latest winner of Arizona's own jackpot game," said Karen Bach, director of budget, products and communications for the Arizona Lottery. "It's exciting that Arizona has had three The Pick jackpot winners since June 25, we look forward to more winners in the future."
The next drawing for The Pick is Wednesday, July 9, 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.