‘Shot of a Lifetime:’ Yakima man claims $250,000 prize

Washington incentivizes vaccinations with $2 million in cash, dozens of prizes - Yakima, Walla Walla

YAKIMA, Wash. — The weekly $250,000 drawing through Washington state’s ‘Shot of a Lifetime‘ vaccination incentive program was held this Tuesday and a lucky winner claimed the prize in Yakima.

According to a release by officials from Washington’s Lottery, a man claimed his prize at Washington’s Lottery regional office in Yakima on Thursday. The winner of the prize, Dillon T., declined to offer public comment today. However, the man did say that he is considering sharing a written statement in the near future.

Currently, 251 prizes have been made available during the ‘Shot of a Lifetime’ drawing on June 15. Up to this point, just 116 of them have been claimed thus far.

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That includes the $250,000 cash prize, a set of four Seattle Sounders FC match tickets and an autographed jersey, a set of two Seattle Storm tickets for the last six games of their season, 41 Xbox game consoles, two Nintendo Switches, six Amazon Echo Dot devices, 49 Discover Passes, eight State Parks camping gift cards, and seven Fish and Wildlife “Wild Bucks.”

Additionally, just four of the 15 sets of Washington Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) Units were claimed. A single unit is equivalent to one year of resident, undergrad tuition, and state-mandated feeds at a public university in Washington state.

At the end of the month, Washington state will hold a final lottery for one state resident to win a life-changing $1 million cash prize.


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