GOODYEAR, AZ — **** Update: The Arizona Lottery says the deadline to claim the ticket has passed. A breakdown of where the money will now go, according to the lottery, is below. ****
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If you have any old lottery tickets laying around, now is the time to double check them!
The Arizona Lottery says an unclaimed “The Pick” ticket worth $14.6 million will expire on Monday, December 2, if nobody steps forward to check it.
The ticket was sold on June 5 at a Circle K store in Goodyear near Van Buren Street and Litchfield Road.
According to the Arizona Lottery, the annuity prize option is $14,600,000 and the estimated annual annuity payment is $486,666.67 per year for 30 years. The cash prize option is $9,321,446.
The winning numbers are: 4, 14, 22, 24, 28 and 43.
When asked how unclaimed lottery money is handled, a representative provided the following breakdown:
- 30 percent goes to Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). This is a program where volunteers are appointed by a judge to speak on behalf of abused and neglected children in court.
- Up to $250,000 goes to the Dual Tribal Enrollment Fund. This program gives thousands of Native American high school students the opportunity to take college courses for both high school and college credit.
- Up to $835,000 goes to the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task force. This program helps state and local law enforcers locate, prosecute and imprison those who sexually exploit children.