Arizona Lottery Player Wins $5,000,000 Payout with a $50 Ticket



Benard Maumo

The Arizona Lottery was recently pleased to announce its newest lottery prize winner, an unnamed player who won the "Set for Life Scratchers" game. This is the latest seven-figure payout by the lottery operator in the United States.

Arizona Lottery Player Wins $5,000,000 Payout with a $50 Ticket

The Set for Life Scratchers game is a $50 ticket that offers players a chance to win up to $5 million. Winning players can claim their rewards in cash payouts or annual payments, just like with the operator's draw lottery games

In this case, the anonymous winner decided to go the annuity way, which offers a yearly payment of $250,000 for two decades. The lucky player purchased the winning ticket at Fry's Food Store in Casa Grande, a city in Penal County.

Commenting on the win, Alec Esteban Thomson, the Executive Director of the Arizona Lottery, said: 

"Seeing our first 'Set For Life' top prize winner choose to receive $250,000 every year for the next 20 years is exciting. Winning this $50 Scratchers game offers this player a boundless opportunity, and really fires up our players' imaginations regarding what a 'Set For Life' win would mean for them. I can't wait to see what our next top prize winner chooses!"

By selecting the annuity payout option, the lottery ticket winner is definitely "set for life." The $250,000 yearly installments will give this player a consistent and sizable income stream over 20 years. That's higher than what most people will make in that duration. 

Playing lottery games at Arizona's regulated lottery operators does not only reward gamers with life-changing prizes. The state also benefits because the tickets that players purchase help fund crucial initiatives and services that significantly influence the neighborhood.

The Arizona Lottery is committed to supporting vital areas like:

  • Health
  • Human services
  • Higher education
  • Environmental conservation
  • Business development

In other news related to the Arizona Lottery, the operator recently announced its online sweepstakes platform, Lucky Lounge. The platform hosts multiple lottery games and allows players to win cash prizes of up to $10,000 as well as daily lottery tokens.

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