Who knew Utahns could participate in a lottery?

Under a program called SaveYourRefund, those filing their taxes can enter the free lottery by using Internal Revenue Service Form 8888 to put at least $50 of their tax refund directly into an IRA, bond or personal savings account. They can enter to win at www.saveyourrefund.com.

The grand prize is $25,000, but that drawing won’t happen until April. Three Utah residents have already won weekly drawings for smaller prizes after getting their taxes done at Salt Lake County’s Redwood Recreation Center. (read more)