HELENA – The Montana Lottery has awarded $118,781 in cash prizes since Aug. 31.
Gene Grandkoski, of Whitefish, claimed a $50,001 prize on Aug. 31 playing Montana Cash. The winning ticket was purchased at Midway Mini Mart on U.S. 93 South in Whitefish.
Janet Bacon, of Kalispell, claimed a $11,107 prize on Sept. 4 that was won playing Big Sky Bonus. The winning ticket was purchased at Super 1 Foods on U.S. Highway 2 East in Kalispell.
Jay Gleason, of Bozeman, claimed a $7,948 prize on Sept. 5 that was won playing Big Sky Bonus. The winning ticket was purchased at Town Pump on West Main Street in Bozeman.
Marlene Skunkcap, of Pocatella, Idaho, claimed a $20,239 prize on Sept. 17 playing Big Sky Bonus. The winning ticket was purchased at Town Pump on South Montana Avenue in Butte.
John Mann, of Great Falls, claimed a $14,000 prize on Sept. 19 playing a $14,000 Montana Crossword Scratch ticket. The winning ticket was purchased at Everyday IGA North on Sixth Avenue North in Great Falls.
Candice Bell, of Jefferson City, claimed a $5,486 prize on Sept. 19 that was won playing MT Slots, a Montana Lottery Treasure Play game. Bell won while playing at T’ings Happen in Jefferson City.
This list compiled only prizes claimed since Aug. 31 in excess of $5,000.
The Montana Lottery was created by referendum in 1986. Since then, it has paid over $559 million in prizes and returned approximately $249 million to the State of Montana.