BOISE, Idaho – Check your lottery tickets Canyon County. Two lucky players won two different jackpots last night from the Idaho Lottery.
The Idaho Lottery has confirmed that one winning Hot Lotto ticket sold for last night’s draw has matched all five numbers and the Hot Ball to be the sole winner of a $3.43 million jackpot. The winning numbers for last night’s Hot Lotto draw were:
01, 02, 16, 26, 29 and the Hot Ball was 15
The winning ticket was sold at an Idaho Lottery retail location in Canyon County. The jackpot winner has a choice of taking a 25-payment, 24 year annuity or the one-time, lump sum cash option of $2.68 million before taxes. Hot Lotto is played in 14 states and the District of Columbia.
In addition, one Weekly Grand winning ticket worth $1,000 a week every week for a year, taxes paid by the Lottery, was also sold at a Canyon County retail location. The winning numbers for Weekly Grand last night were 04, 05, 07, 09, 12.
“This is an exciting day for the Idaho Lottery, with our first Hot Lotto jackpot winner and another in-state Weekly Grand winner,” said Jeff Anderson, Idaho Lottery Director. “We are asking everyone who played the lottery last evening to check their tickets carefully for winners. We are also recommending all our players sign the back of their ticket prior to presenting it for payment. These tickets are bearer instruments and we want to ensure our winners protect their play.”