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Thanksgiving RaffleSM Tickets on Sale Sunday


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September 27, 2012 - Salem, Ore. - The Oregon Lottery’s Raffle games offer the best of odds of winning $1 million of any Lottery game and it’s back as the Oregon Lottery®’s Thanksgiving RaffleSM sales begin Sunday, September 30 at 5 AM! Each Thanksgiving Raffle ticket costs $10 for a chance to win the $1 million top prize as well as 1,100 other cash prizes.

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 over 1,000 prizes, particularly the $1 million top prize, our players look forward to the Raffles each time we offer them.”

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 Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 11 p.m. as part of the Woodburn Company Stores’ Moonlight Madness event.

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