THERE ARE MORE WAYS TO WIN THE LOTTERY IN WASHINGTON THAN MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOTS...

With all of the recent hoopla regarding the MEGA Millions reaching its 4th-highest ever jackpot earlier in January 2023, the other ways to win the lottery seemed to disappear from the conversation. If you want to play along in the Washington Lottery, there are four (4)l different ways to go about it: Mega Millions, Match4, Lotto, and Scratch.

DISCLAIMER: If you need help with an addiction to gambling, reach out to someone you trust who can help you with your gambling problem. There is no shame in reaching out for help. You can also call the Washington State Gambling Problem help line at 1-800-547-6133 or visit the website here.

Somebody in Yakima, Wash., won a $1.4 million-dollar lottery Scratch ticket a few days ago. I am astonished at how much they won. I am also astonished that the winning ticket was bought in Yakima at the very place where I have bought all of my previous lottery tickets!

 

Winning $1.4 Million Washington Scratch Ticket Sold in Yakima, WA
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“Did you know? In 2020, revenue from Lottery tickets contributed over $160 million to fund state programs for human services, education, natural resources, and more.” - WA.GOV 

 

WHERE CAN YOU BUY SCRATCH LOTTERY TICKETS IN WASHINGTON?

Click here for a full list of Washington state locations to buy lottery tickets.

HOW DO I CHECK TO SEE IF MY SCRATCH TICKET IS A BIG WINNER?

Did you know there’s an app for that? You can see if your scratch ticket is a winner via the My Lottery 360 app. The app has a feature that scans your ticket to see if you won something.

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CAN YOU BUY SCRATCH TICKETS WITH A DEBIT CARD IN WASHINGTON?

Yes. Click here for more info.

WHAT ARE THE ODDS OF WINNING OVER A MILLION DOLLARS FROM A SCRATCH TICKET IN WASHINGTON?

If you look on the back of your lottery scratch ticket in Washington, it will tell you the odds of winning.

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HOW MUCH IN TAXES DOES WASHINGTON TAKE OUT OF LOTTERY WINNINGS?

If you live in Washington state and win a lottery ticket, count yourself one of the lucky ones because Washington does not tax lottery winnings on the state level. The U.S. government, however, will yank 24% of your winnings (30% if you are a not a citizen or U.S. national).

WHERE WAS THE WINNING SCRATCH TICKET SOLD?

The winning SCRATCH lottery ticket was sold in Yakima at the Nob Hill Market + Smoke Shop on January 13, 2023. It was a “$2,000,000 Money Millionaire” scratch ticket.

  • Nob Hill Market + Smoke Shop
    814 W Nob Hill Blvd, Yakima

WHO WON THE $1.4 MILLION DOLLAR SCRATCH TICKET?

A person named Troy C. bought a ticket from the Nob Hill Market and won $1,428,571 from playing the Scratch game.

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