With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner, Washington’s Lottery announced its annual list of “Luckiest Stores” – retail locations that sold the most winning tickets worth $1,000 or more in the previous year. Lottery officials released a “Luckiest Stores” list for six regions around the state, including Tri-Cities, Puget Sound, Olympic Peninsula, Eastern Washington, Southwest Washington, and Central Washington.
With six big wins in 2014, five retailers around the Olympic Peninsula take the top spots.
“We love offering customers a chance to play Washington’s Lottery,” said Carl Roberson, Store Manager at the Belfair QFC. “For a lot of customers, this is their store – the one stop shop where they can do everything, and we’re honored to be their ‘lucky store!’”
The top 10 “Luckiest Stores” around the Olympic Peninsula are:
6 Big Wins: QFC at 201 NE State Route 300 in Belfair
6 Big Wins: Fred Meyer at 5050 State Highway 303 NE Bremerton
6 Big Wins: Fred Meyer at 1900 SE Sedgwick Rd in Port Orchard
6 Big Wins: Penny Saver Mart at 2140 E Sims Way in Port Townsend
6 Big Wins: QFC at 1890 Irondale Rd in Port Hadlock
5 Big Wins: Port Orchard Market Chevron at 5455 Sidney Rd SW in Port Orchard
5 Big Wins: Safeway Store at 3355 Bethel Rd SE in Port Orchard
5 Big Wins: Safeway Store at 680 W Washington St Bldg F in Sequim
5 Big Wins: Safeway Store at 221 W Heron St in Aberdeen
4 Big Wins: Safeway Store at 19245 10th Ave NE in Poulsbo
When winners from the Olympic Peninsula region were asked how they plan to spend the money, here is what they shared:
“Pay for my daughter’s college fund.” – Anonymous, Langley
“We’re going to completely redo our kitchen!” – L. McAllister, Hoquiam
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