SOURCE: Arizona Lottery
State Furlough Day Closes Lottery Offices
PHOENIX, AZ–(Marketwire – August 16, 2010) – Due to statewide government furloughs, the Arizona Lottery’s Phoenix and Tucson Offices will be closed on Friday, August 20. This closure requires all employees to take an unpaid furlough day.
Lottery retailers will still sell tickets and pay prizes as usual. Game drawings will also continue as scheduled. Check www.arizonalottery.com for winning numbers.
Prizes greater than $599 must be claimed at Lottery headquarters. Arizona Lottery offices will re-open at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, August 23. We apologize for any inconvenience this closure may cause.
About the Arizona Lottery
The Arizona Lottery operates entirely from the revenue it generates through the sale of its products; it receives no General Fund dollars from the State. Proceeds from sales of Lottery tickets — nearly $3 million per week — fund a variety of state programs. Since July 1981, the Arizona Lottery has paid out over $4.2 billion in prizes to players, more than $2.5 billion in net profit to the state, and almost $510 million in commissions to retailers. Learn more at www.ArizonaLottery.com, www.Facebook.com/ArizonaLottery or www.Twitter.com/AZLottery.