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Gresham Resident Claims $1,000,000 Thanksgiving RaffleSM Prize
Hubbard Lottery Retailer Sells Winning Prize
November 29, 2011 - Gresham, Ore. -
Tom Struzan of Gresham now knows the answer to that age-old question, “How long does it take to become a millionaire?” In Struzan’s case, it took just a little over 31 hours.
Struzan presented his winning $1 million ticket from the November 22, Thanksgiving RaffleSM
at the Lottery office in Salem on Nov. 23, approximately 31 hours and 12 minutes after the
8:30 a.m. drawing. After state and federal taxes were withheld, Struzan received a prize check in the amount of $670,003.50. The winning ticket was purchased at the Hubbard 76 Station. The winning ticket number was 233248.
Along with the $1 million top prize, the $10 Thanksgiving Raffle ticket offered players 10 prizes of $20,000 and 1,000 prizes of $100. As of Nov. 28, three of the $20,000 prizes, and 618 $100 prizes had been claimed. More than $105,000 in prizes are waiting to be claimed from the Nov. 22, 2011 Thanksgiving Raffle.
A complete list of all 1,011 winning Raffle numbers can be found on the Lottery’s Web site at www.oregonlottery.org
. Players can also check their Raffle tickets at any Oregon Lottery retail location.
The Lottery recommends that you always sign the back of your tickets with each Oregon Lottery® game you play to help ensure you can claim any prize you may win.
Since the Oregon Lottery began selling tickets on April 25, 1985, it has earned over $7 billion for economic development, public education, state parks and watershed enhancements. For more information on the Oregon Lottery visit www.oregonlottery.org
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