Ten Cowboy Draw players win $1,000 each in May 18 drawing

May 20, 2015

It’s been a double-digit winners week with another drawing still to come for Wyoming’s own Cowboy Draw as the Wyoming Lottery Corporation reported that ten WyoLotto players won $1,000 each in the May 18 drawing of Wyoming’s newest lottery game.

Tickets for the Cowboy Draw game are sold only in Wyoming, giving WyoLotto players higher chances of winning prizes. Since the game’s launch on March 15, three lucky players have hit the jackpot and 164 players have won $1,000 each. Total winnings for just the Cowboy Draw game have reached an estimated $1.8 million.

The winning numbers for the May 18 drawing were 22, 29, 33, 34, and 40. Be sure to check your tickets at wyolotto.com to see if you have won.

RETAILERS THAT SOLD $1,000 WINNING TICKETS FOR MAY 18 DRAWING

  1. GILLETTE: Big D Oil, located at 405 Lakeway Road in Gillette sold a $1,000 ticket on May 15.
  2. CHEYENNE: Safeway, located at 700 South Greeley Highway in Cheyenne sold a $1,000 ticket on May 15.
  3. CASPER: EZ Stop located at 3600 West Yellowstone in Casper sold a $1,000 ticket on May 15.
  4. TORRINGTON: Maverik located at 500 East Valley Road in Torrington sold a $1,000 ticket on May 16.
  5. MIDWEST: Big D Oil located at 265 Lewis Street in Midwest sold a $1,000 ticket on May 16.
  6. CASPER: Loaf N’ Jug located at 3830 East 2nd Street in Casper sold a $1,000 ticket on May 17th.
  7. MILLS: Baja Beach Company located at 525 South West Wyoming Boulevard in Mills sold a $1,000 ticket on May 17.
  8. ROCK SPRINGS: Gateway Liquors located at 2012 Dewar Drive in Rock Springs sold a $1,000 ticket on May 17.
  9. RAWLINS: J.H. Kaspar Oil Company located at 302 Airport Road in Rawlins sold a $1,000 ticket on May 17.
  10. CASPER: Kum & Go located at 1455 South Mckinley Street in Casper sold a $1,000 ticket on May 18.

Cowboy Draw, which launched on March 15, is a draw game similar to Powerball® and Mega Millions®. Players choose two sets of five numbers ranging from 1 to 45. A player who correctly matches all five numbers is the jackpot winner! Players who correctly match four, three, and two numbers also win cash prizes of $1,000, $20, and $5, respectively. Each $5 ticket provides two chances to win. The weekly drawings for Cowboy Draw will be held every Monday and Thursday at 2 p.m. MST. The jackpot starts at $250,000 and keeps growing until someone wins.

With the addition of the new game, WyoLotto players have more chances to win a jackpot! Mega Millions jackpot is now at an estimated $173 million, Powerball is now at an estimated $121 million, and Cowboy Draw is now at an estimated $310,000. So far, 403,563 WyoLotto players have won a total of $3,627,752 since the launch of the lottery in August 2014.

To receive updates and notifications about the Wyoming Cowboy Draw game, visit www.wyolotto.com/signup.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Robin Reining • Wyoming Lottery Corporation
Phone: 307-459-0583 robin@warehousetwentyone.com