5 Star Draw Idaho Lottery’s Newest Draw Game Has First Draw Tonight

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

 

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5 Star Draw – Idaho Lottery’s Newest Draw Game Has First Draw Tonight

BOISE, Idaho – Tonight marks the first draw for the newest Idaho Lottery game, 5 Star Draw. This is an Idaho-only Draw Game with a jackpot prize that begins at $250,000 and continues to grow until there is a winner.  Tickets for this game are only available from licensed Idaho Lottery retailers.  Sales for 5 Star Draw tickets began on Sunday, September 29, 2019.  5 Star Draw is the first new in-state Draw Game launched by the Idaho Lottery since Idaho Cash in February of 2017.  

 “Our players really enjoy Idaho-only Draw Games with big prizes,” said Idaho Lottery Director Jeff Anderson. “This game, which gives players two chances to win for $5, or 10 chances for $20, was already creating a lot of excitement before we launched it. We’re looking forward to it being successful, not only for our players, but also for our beneficiaries – Idaho’s public schools and the permanent building fund.”

 5 Star Draw is played in similar fashion to other jackpot Draw Games.  Players select five numbers from 1 to 45.  They receive two lines of play for $5 or ten lines of play for $20. In the game, players try to correctly match all five numbers drawn to win the jackpot prize.  Players may select their own numbers or ask for a quick pick.  Drawings are held on Tuesday and Friday nights at 8 pm, Mountain Time.

 In addition to the jackpot prize, there are other prizes in the game for matching winning numbers. Players who match four of the five numbers for a draw win $1,000. When players match three of the five numbers they win $20.  Players who match two numbers correctly win $5.  If the jackpot is not won, prize funds will be added to the next drawing’s jackpot prize. If there is more than one jackpot winner for a draw, the jackpot prize will be divided equally among multiple winners. The jackpot prize is paid in a single lump-sum, cash payment.

 For drawing results visit idaholottery.com, call the Winning Numbers Line at 208-334-4656, download the Idaho Lottery’s free “Check-a-Ticket” app, or take your ticket to any Idaho Lottery retailer for validation. All prizes must be claimed within 180 days from the draw date.

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The Idaho Lottery responsibly provides a variety of entertaining games featuring Powerball, Mega Millions, Scratch GamesTM, and PullTabs with a high degree of integrity to maximize the dividend for Idaho public schools and the permanent building fund. Since their inception in 1989, the Idaho Lottery has sold over $3.9 billion in products, awarded more than $2.4 billion in prizes to players, returned $232.6 million in retail commissions, and distributed $906 million in Lottery dividends to Idaho public schools and the Permanent Building Fund. To learn more, please visit www.idaholottery.com.

 

David Workman

Idaho Lottery Public Information Specialist