Do you play Washington's Lottery? Scratch tickets or lotto tickets are popular in the state and in the Yakima Valley. State officials say since 1982 Washington's Lottery has generated more than $4.5 billion which is used to support programs in the state. The money helps support programs like Washington Opportunity Pathways Account, which provides grants to help college students statewide achieve their higher education goals, and supports early childhood education learning programs.
This week state officials have released a list of the 2020 Luckiest Retailers which have sold the most winning tickets of $1,000 or more. the list includes many retailers in the Yakima Valley. However a news release says the Safeway at 510 Grant Rd in East Wenatchee is the Luckiest Retailer in Washington State’s Central Region, with 7 Wins valued at $1,000 or more.
The top 10 Luckiest Retailers in the Central Region are:

6 Wins: Safeway at 601 S Pioneer Way Ste AA in Moses Lake
6 Wins: Rosauers Supermarket at 410 S 72nd Ave in Yakima
5 Wins: Adi Foodmart at 1606 W Broadway Ave in Moses Lake
5 Wins: Valley View Market at 618 E Toppenish Ave in Toppenish
4 Wins: Fred Meyer at 11 Grant Rd in East Wenatchee
4 Wins: Fred Meyer at 1206 N 40th Ave in Yakima
4 Wins: North Ave Market at 1816 N Wenatchee Ave in Wenatchee
4 Wins: Winco Foods at 960 N Stratford Rd in Moses Lake
4 Wins: Wray’s Meadowbrook at 7200 W Nob Hill Blvd #1 in Yakima

How do state officials find the Luckiest Retailers? State officials say they divide the state into seven regions: North Puget Sound, South Puget Sound, Olympic Peninsula, Eastern Washington, Southwest Washington, Tri-Cities and Central Washington.
If you play the Lottery you have plenty of choices including Mega Millions, Powerball, Lotto, Hit 5, Match 4, PICK 3, Daily Keno and Scratch.