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Roadrunner Cash® Jackpot Reaches Record $725,000
10/24/2013 - ALBUQUERQUE
– The jackpot in tonight’s Roadrunner Cash®
drawing is a record $725,000.
New Mexico Lottery
players have until 9:30 p.m. MT to buy tickets for tonight’s drawing.
How to Play
is played only in New Mexico. Players choose five numbers between 1 and 37 or they can ask for a “quick pick” set of numbers chosen randomly by the lottery’s gaming system.
The odds of matching all five winning numbers to land the jackpot are 1 in approximately 436,000.
In addition to the jackpot, there are prizes of $200, $5 and $1. The overall odds of winning a Roadrunner Cash
prize are 1 in approximately 8.
Tickets are $1 per play. Drawings are held Mondays through Saturdays.
In Roadrunner Cash
, the starting jackpot is $25,000.
The previous record prize of $687,000 was won in November 2006 by a three-person pool. The winners
were Clint Marksberry of Edgewood and Albuquerque residents Rick Lajeunesse and F. Long.
In May 2012, Tyrone resident David Tulloch won a $515,000 jackpot.
Paul Mathews of San Jose won a $502,000 jackpot in May 2010.
Legislative Lottery Scholarships
All profits from the sale of New Mexico Lottery
games fund an in-state college tuition assistance program. Since 1996, the New Mexico Lottery
has raised $580 million for education and more than 82,600 students have attended college on Legislative Lottery Scholarships
. More information about Legislative Lottery Scholarships
is available at www.nmlottery.com.
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