PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - December 20, 2010) - The Arizona Lottery Millionaire Raffle Final Draw on Jan. 6, 2011 at 2 p.m., will award one lucky player with the $1 million grand prize and six second-place winners with $100,000 each. In addition to the top tier prizes, more than 1,100 cash prizes will be awarded during the Final Draw.

"We encourage everyone to buy tickets for the Final Draw and look forward to meeting all of our Millionaire Raffle winners," said Jeff Hatch-Miller, executive director of the Arizona Lottery. "What better way to kick-off 2011, than becoming a millionaire?"

Seven of 20 Millionaire Raffle Early Bird winners have come forward to claim their $5,000 prizes from the drawing on Nov. 30. Arizona Lottery representatives are still waiting for the remaining 13 winners to claim their prizes.

The seven winning Millionaire Raffle Early Bird tickets were purchased at the following Arizona Lottery retailers:

  • Albertsons, 16750 W. Bell Rd., Surprise
  • Bashas, 10325 E. Riggs Rd., Sun Lakes
  • Bashas, 731 E. Union Hills Drive, Phoenix
  • Circle K, 810 W. Southern Ave., Mesa
  • Circle K, 7260 S. Power Rd., Gilbert
  • Safeway, 6817 W. Peoria Ave., Peoria
  • Shope's IGA Market, 1940 S. Arizona Blvd., Coolidge

Thirteen Millionaire Raffle Early Bird prizes are yet to be claimed. Players can visit to check the winning numbers. 

"I choose to play the lottery because I want to help support Arizona's economy," said one of the Early Bird winners, who requested to remain anonymous. "My daughter says I'm lucky. I am looking forward to the drawing in January because I'm certain I will win again!"

The Millionaire Raffle Early Bird prize winners are still eligible to win any of the remaining 1,147 cash prizes in the Final Draw on Jan. 6, 2011 at 2 p.m.

Players must be 21 years or older to purchase or redeem tickets. Overall odds vary by game. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, these materials may be made available in an alternate format. Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-NEXT STEP. Please Play Responsibly. ™

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 -- nearly $3 million per week -- fund a variety of state programs. Since July 1981, the Arizona Lottery has paid out over $4.2 billion in prizes to players, more than $2.5 billion in net profit to the state, and almost $510 million in commissions to retailers.

Contact Information:

Cindy Esquer
Arizona Lottery
(480) 921-4517

Jennifer Adler
E.B. Lane
(602) 417-1594