Written by The Wolf Point Herald
Raquel Whitehawk of Poplar claimed a $100,000 Montana Millionaire prize with a ticket purchased at TJ's Quik Stop in Poplar.
Whitehawk has played Montana Millionaire in previous years and plans to pay off some bills and buy herself a new truck with her Lottery winnings.
The Montana Millionaire final drawing was Jan. 1 and included the $1 million grand prize as well as two $100,000 prizes and three $10,000 prizes. Early bird drawings for $10,000 each were held on Nov. 23 and Dec. 14.
Currently, the unclaimed Montana Millionaire prizes include one $10,000 ticket sold at Bob’s Supermarket in Townsend and one $100,000 ticket sold at Holiday #274 in Billings.
The deadline to claim these prizes is July 1.
The Montana Lottery was created by referendum in 1986. In 25 years, it has paid more than $435 million in prizes and returned more than $197 to the State of Montana.