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Thanksgiving Raffle Returns


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Thanksgiving RaffleSM Tickets on Sale Sunday

September 28, 2011 - Salem, Ore. - With the best of odds of winning $1 million, the Oregon Lottery®’s Thanksgiving RaffleSM returns! The latest Thanksgiving Raffle sales begin Sunday, October 2 at 5 AM with a cost of $10 per ticket.

The new Thanksgiving Raffle offers a $1 million top prize and a total of 250,000 tickets. “Each of our previous Raffle games have sold out all of the tickets offered,” said Oregon Lottery Director Larry Niswender. “With the great odds of winning a prize, particularly the $1 million top prize, our players look forward to the Raffles and help make them a big success.”

In addition to the one $1 million top prize, the Thanksgiving Raffle game also offers these prizes:

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

The winning Thanksgiving Raffle numbers will be announced Tuesday, November 22, 2011.

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