Pick 3 Players Collect $1.7 Million on Tax DayFriday, April 16th, 2010
8-8-8 Pays Out Big
Most people do not look forward to April 15th. But this year’s tax day proved different for over 7,000 happy Maryland Lottery Pick 3 players. That’s because last night’s Pick 3, 8-8-8, paid more than $1.7 million to players. It was the second time in three weeks that Maryland Lottery numbers players won big. On March 25th, 1-2-1-2 paid more than $7 million to Pick 4 players.
Last night’s drawing took in $467,437 in total sales and the payout was 373 percent or more than $1.7 million. Triple and quadruple numbers are always popular with Lottery players. Those who placed a $1 bet took home $500 and winners with a $.50 wager received $250 each. The last time 8-8-8 was drawn in Maryland was on June 4, 2008.
The Maryland Lottery’s Pick 3 and Pick 4 drawings are held twice daily — midday and evening, seven days-a-week.