$900,000 Paid Out in Prizes

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August 6, 2019


$900,000 Paid Out in Prizes

Five lucky winners claim big prizes last week


MADISON, Wis. – Five Wisconsin Lottery players claimed significant prizes last week, ending July on a high note.

On the lotto side, two players claimed their $100K top prizes in All or Nothing. Brookfield's Deborah Hill, won her prize in July 29's drawing. She matched none of the numbers drawn (5, 6, 8, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22) to win the $100K. Hill bought the winning ticket at Mians Clark Station (12004 W. Greenfield Avenue) in West Allis. Michelle Sharkey of Milwaukee also won All or Nothing's top prize. She matched all 11 numbers (3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 17, 19, 21) in July 24's drawing. Sharkey bought the winning ticket at Hoops Travel Plaza (636 Hoops Way) in Coloma.

Rustam Azimov of Brooklyn, NY won $100,000 in the July 27 Powerball drawing. Azimov matched 4 of 5 numbers plus the Powerball. Since Azimov also purchased the Power Play prize multiplier feature, the $50,000 prize was automatically multiplied by two; turning the $50,000 ticket into a $100,000 winner. The numbers drawn were 1, 19, 31, 48, 61, PB-6 and PP-2X. Kwik Trip (980 S. Hickory Street) in Fond du Lac sold the winning ticket.

On the instant game side, two crossword players claimed also claimed top prizes. Michael Meyer of Richland Center won Hot Line Crossword's $100,000 top prize. Meyer purchased the winning ticket at Eastside BP (2407 Hwy. 14 E) in Richland Center. There are two remaining top prizes in the game. Dennis McKnight of Sullivan won the $500,000 top prize in $500,000 Crossword. He purchased his ticket at Linmar BP (800 E. Linmar) in Johnson Creek. There are no top prizes remaining in this game.

Odds of winning All or Nothing's $100,000 top prize are 1 in 352,716; odds of winning the $50,000 Powerball prize are 1 in 913,130; the odds of winning the 2X Power Play are 1 in 1.8; odds of winning $100K in Hot Line Crossword are 1 in 360,000; and the odds of winning $500,000 Crossword's top prize are 1 in 106,667.


The Wisconsin Lottery enriches communities statewide by giving back 93 percent of its revenue to winners, retailers, and Wisconsin homeowners. Of each dollar spent on the Wisconsin Lottery, 57 cents goes back to prizes, 30 cents to property tax credits, seven cents to operations and six cents to retailers. Since 1988, the Wisconsin Lottery generated:

•   More than $14.5 billion in total revenue

•   Over $8.2 billion in prizes paid

•   More than $4.3 billion in funding for property tax credits to eligible Wisconsin homeowners

For more about the Wisconsin Lottery, visit wilottery.com. The Wisconsin Lottery is on social media via Facebook and YouTube (/wilottery) and Twitter and Instagram (@wilottery).




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