Winner is fifth to hit Multi-Match jackpot in 2017
We’ve got a Multi-Match winner! Check your tickets because a lucky Maryland Lottery player bought a $500,000 jackpot-winning ticket in Rockville for the Thursday, June 29 drawing.
The winner, who is the fifth player to hit a Multi-Match jackpot in 2017, can choose between the annuity and an estimated $250,000 cash option (before taxes). The winning ticket with the numbers 8, 18, 29, 31, 35 and 37 came from Broadway Pizza located at 7965 Tuckerman Lane in in Rockville.
Lottery officials encourage the winner to sign the back of the ticket immediately and keep it in a safe location. The player has 182 days to claim the prize in person at Lottery headquarters located at 1800 Washington Blvd. in Baltimore.
The Montgomery County retailer will receive a $1,000 bonus for selling the ticket. The top three Multi-Match jackpot wins 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 the $725,000 prize in the April 27 drawing. Lottery officials are waiting for the $1 million jackpot winner in the June 26 drawing to come forward. That ticket was sold at Cross Keys Exxon, located at 4434 Falls Road in Baltimore.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.