Some Oregon lottery tickets printed with wrong date

Some Oregon lottery tickets printed with wrong date

By Todd Northrop

Oregon citizens who bought Powerball lottery tickets over the weekend will need to double take a look at the draw dates after a pc glitch brought about some tickets to misstate which date the successful numbers shall be drawn, lottery officers stated Tuesday.

“Advance 24-draw quick-pick Powerball tickets printed between Friday, Aug. 10 and Monday, Aug. 12 listed incorrect dates for the Oct. 26, 29 and Nov. 2 draws,” the lottery stated in a commentary. “While the dates on the tickets are off by one day, the tickets are valid for the actual draws.”

Only 30 tickets are concept to had been printed with the mistakes. The downside used to be identified through a buyer Monday and used to be mounted the similar day. Tickets had been printing with the right kind dates since then, officers stated.

If you’re some of the few who bought a wrongly-dated lottery price tag, the lottery issued directions:

“Players who purchased Powerball tickets that included the Oct. 26, 29 and Nov. 2 draws have two options: hold on to the ticket and present it for validation if winning numbers are drawn for any of the draws listed; or contact Lottery at 503-540-1000, or lottery.webcenter@state.or.us, to arrange a new ticket with the same numbers.”

Updated: August 15, 2019 — 5:47 pm

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