Washington’s Lottery’s Best Bets, By the Numbers

By Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Karen Quinn, and Laura Dannen April 24, 2012 Published in the May 2012 issue of Seattle Met

Washington’s Lottery’s biggest Powerball jackpot since May 2011: $1,000,004. Smallest Powerball jackpot since May 2011: $626.

Lucky Town
Want to increase your chances of hitting the jackpot in Washington’s Lottery? Head south to Vancouver. Since 1985, the Plaid Pantry at 514 Washington Street has sold eight winning tickets, totaling more than $41 million, making it the luckiest location in the state.

Hot Spot
Aloha Market at 7762 Beacon Avenue South sold 15 winning lottery tickets of $1,000 or more in 2011—the most of any store in Seattle.
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