Winner is 4th to hit jackpot in 2017
Check your Multi-Match tickets because a lucky Maryland Lottery player bought a $1 million jackpot-winning ticket in Baltimore for the Monday, June 26 drawing.
The winner, who is the fourth player to hit a Multi-Match jackpot in 2017, can choose between an annuity and an estimated $600,000 cash option (before taxes). The winning ticket with the numbers 1, 4, 12, 22, 39 and 40 was sold at Cross Keys Exxon located at 4434 Falls Road in Baltimore.
Lottery officials encourage the winner to sign the back of the ticket immediately and keep it in a safe location. The winner has 182 days to claim the prize in person at Lottery headquarters located at 1800 Washington Blvd. in Baltimore.
The lucky retailer will receive a $1,000 bonus for selling the ticket. Multi-Match is a Maryland-only jackpot game that began in 2006. The top three jackpot wins in its history were $4.8 million on Sept. 19, 2009; $4.45 million on March 18, 2010 and $3.8 million on Dec. 16, 2010.
In 2017, a lucky Glen Burnie man claimed a $1.35 million jackpot in the Jan. 16 drawing, a Berlin man claimed a $1 million jackpot in the March 23 drawing and an Ellicott City man claimed a $725,000 jackpot in the April 27 drawing.
Multi-Match is a $2 game. The Lottery draws six numbers from 1 to 43 every Monday and Thursday night. Players match between three and five numbers on any one line to win up to $1,000. Match between five and 18 numbers total on all three lines combined to win up to $2,000 more. To win the jackpot, players match all six numbers on any one line. The overall chances of winning are 1 in 8.5.
Watch the drawings at 11:22 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays on WBAL-TV. Results also are available online at mdlottery.com and on your smartphone. Simply download the free MD Lottery app in the Apple and android app stores.