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Montana Millionaire grand prize being held Tuesday

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Posted at 9:55 AM, Dec 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-27 16:13:15-05


HELENA - The Montana Lottery drew the numbers for the final prizes of the 2022 Montana Millionaire game Tuesday morning. The prizes include two $1 million prizes and one $100,000 prize. (Read the full update)


The Montana Lottery grand prize drawings in the Montana Millionaire raffle will be held on Tuesday.

The drawing will include three big prizes — two for $1 million dollars each, and one for $100,000.

We will post an update once the winning ticket numbers are announced.

The 280,000 tickets for this year's event — priced at $20 each — went on sale Nov. 1 at many convenience stores, gas stations, and grocery stores across the state; all tickets were sold in less than 30 hours.

The Montana Lottery hosts two "early bird" drawings ahead of the end-of-year grand prize drawing.

The first early bird drawing for a prize of $100,000 was done on Nov. 25. The winning ticket was #080647, and it was sold in the town of Laurel.

The second early bird drawing, worth $25,000, was conducted on Dec. 16. The winning ticket was #269399. The ticket was sold at the Mountain View Co-Op in the town of Lincoln.

There have also been dozens of "instant win" tickets with prizes of up to $500.

Previous winners of the Montana Millionaire grand prize are:

  • 2020: Megan Thorstenson, Butte
  • 2019: Casey Petero, Columbia Falls
  • 2018: Richard Mai, Billings
  • 2017: Amy Lambert, Butte
  • 2016: Daniel Thompson, Great Falls
  • 2015: Jack Barisich, Winnett
  • 2014: Jeffrey Fallang, East Helena
  • 2013: Russell Miller, Columbia Falls
  • 2012: Sam Polesky, Laurel
  • 2011: Vern & Mara Wallace, Billings
  • 2010: William Morse, Billings
  • 2009: Dana Delguerra, Great Falls
  • 2008: Mike & Carole McGivern, Butte
  • 2007: Gary & BJ Klipstein, Billings

Last year's two winning million-dollar tickets were sold in Butte and Missoula.

Due to a change in legislation, the Montana Lottery is no longer allowed to release names of Montana Millionaire winners unless they have given consent.