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Popular St. Patrick’s Day RaffleSM Returns!


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Popular St. Patrick’s Day RaffleSM Returns!

Tickets go on sale January 23 for another chance to win $1 million!

January 18, 2011 - Salem, Ore. - Oregon Lottery® players have yet another chance to win $1 million playing the latest St. Patrick’s Day RaffleSM game! Tickets go on sale at 5 AM on Sunday, January 23, 2011.

Just like the Lottery’s previous Raffle games, the St. Patrick’s Day Raffle offers a $1 million top prize and with a total of 250,000 tickets available creates the best odds of any Lottery game of winning $1 million. In addition to the one $1 million top prize, the St. Patrick’s Day Raffle game also offers these prizes:

  • 10 prizes of $20,000
  • 1,000 prizes of $100

The winning St. Patrick’s Day Raffle numbers will be announced on St. Patrick’s Day - Thursday, March 17, 2011.

This marks the third St. Patrick’s Day Raffle the Lottery has offered and the sixth Raffle overall. The previous two St. Patrick’s Day Raffles have proven to be very popular with all 250,000 tickets for each game selling out quickly. In 2009, all tickets were sold in 12 days and the 2010 game sold out in just 10 days.

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