The Lottery Office and Claim Centers will be closed Wednesday, Nov 26 through Friday, Nov 28, due to the holiday. We will reopen Monday, Dec 1.

Gaithersburg Man Hits Grand Slam for $50,000

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Wins top prize on Grand Slam scratch-off

$50 Grand SlamA 25-year-old Gaithersburg man visited Lottery headquarters yesterday to claim a $50,000 prize he’s been working toward for several years. Although he found his Grand Slam winning scratch-off several weeks ago, the smile on his face made it clear to all that the excitement of the win had not dimmed a bit.

“When I saw the match that gave me the $50,000 I was amazed. I’d been playing for so long without ever seeing anything like this,” he told officials.

The employee of a landscaping firm, who is originally from El Salvador, described himself as a big fan of all of Lottery games. “I’ve tried them all, but now the scratch-offs are my favorite.”

With his $50,000 prize, the lucky winner plans to pay bills and start a college fund for his young son. He will always have a warm place in his heart for the staff at the Kwik Stop Deli, located at 15104 Frederick Road in Rockville, the retailer that sold him his $50,000 winner.

  • luvmykids1043@hotmail.com

    what are the odds of winning on the $10 Maximum Jackpot and the $20 Silver and Gold?

    • mdlottery

      luvmykids1043: The odds of winning with the Silver & Gold scratch-off are 1 in 2.99. The odds of winning with the Maximum Jackpot scratch-off is 1 in 3.08.

      For future reference, the odds of winning for each scratch-off is printed on the back of the ticket.

  • mdlottery

    Omara: Both games are 99% sold.

    • geno2

      Where are the remaining tickets for silver and gold can be purchase



MENU