PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - January 5, 2011) - The Arizona Lottery announced today that Millionaire Raffle Holiday Edition tickets are sold out, one day before the Final Draw on Thursday, Jan. 6 at 2 p.m.

The 300,000 Millionaire Raffle tickets were sold in sequential order, and sales stopped when the final ticket was purchased today in Tucson. The limited amount of tickets sold provides players with the best odds of winning $1 million.

"Millionaire Raffle is one of our most popular seasonal games, so it is not a surprise that tickets sold out early," said Jeff Hatch-Miller, executive director of the Arizona Lottery. "We are very excited to see all of the winners claim their prizes when we meet them at the winner appreciation event on Friday, Jan. 7, after the Final Draw."

Lottery players will have the chance to win more than $3 million in cash prizes in the Millionaire Raffle Final Draw, including the $1 million grand prize. In addition, the Final Draw will award six $100,000 prizes, 40 $10,000 prizes, 750 $1,000 prizes and 350 $500 prizes.

Millionaire Raffle winning numbers will be available at after 5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 6.

On Jan. 7, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., winners can begin claiming their prizes at the Millionaire Raffle winner appreciation event at the Arizona Lottery offices in Phoenix and Tucson. Arizona Lottery executives will be in attendance to congratulate winners, with a special appearance by Windfall Willie. Players can spin the wheel to win a prize from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Arizona Lottery Phoenix office, with any $10 ticket purchase.

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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:

Kim McGlothlen
Arizona Lottery
(480) 921-4400

Jennifer Adler
E.B. Lane
(480) 268-0185