JONESBORO, Ark. (Arkansas Scholarship Lottery) - Teresa Holder, of Imboden, became the first Arkansas Million Dollar Raffle $100,000 winner to step forward when she stopped by the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Jonesboro Claim Center today to claim her prize.
She purchased her winning ticket at the Price Chopper in Pocahontas. When we asked Ms. Holder what she was going to do with her winnings, she replied that she planned on taking a trip with her family and would put the rest of the winnings in the bank. (Photo attached: Teresa Holder is pictured with her son, Chadney, and daughter-in-law Caitlyn.)
The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery announced the winning numbers for the final draw of the Arkansas Million Dollar Raffle yesterday. The numbers drawn included: one (1) $1 million prize; five (5) $100,000 prizes; and ten (1) $10,000 prizes, along with 100 $500 winners.
Five other Arkansas Million Dollar Raffle players have visited Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Claim Centers since yesterday to claim $10,000 prizes:
•John White of Devalls Bluff purchased a raffle ticket at 200479 Corner Market in Benton
•Austin Cook of Bauxite purchased his ticket from M & J in Mabelvale
•Gene Simpson of Sulphur Rock bought a winning ticket from Hawgs Exxon in Batesville
•Erma Redding of Lead Hill bought her ticket at White Oak Station 15 in Harrison
•David Jaros of Little Rock purchased a winning ticket from Flash Market #42 in Bryant
Other high-tier prizes have yet to be claimed, so players are advised to check their numbers by visiting www.myarkansaslottery.com and clicking on the Arkansas Million Dollar Raffle "RESULTS ARE IN!" display on the home page. Players who do not have access to a computer can visit an Arkansas lottery retailer and review a winning numbers report or scan their ticket.
All net proceeds of the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery go to fund college scholarships for Arkansas students at in-state two- or four-year institutions of higher learning.