Lucky player wins big in Oct. 12 drawing
Congratulations to our new Multi-Match jackpot winner! A lucky player won the estimated $630,000 jackpot annuity in the Thursday, Oct. 12 drawing.
The winner can choose between the annuity, paid in 25 equal installments, or an estimated $350,000 cash option (before taxes). The winning ticket with the numbers 18, 29, 32, 35, 38 and 40 came from Eagles Nest gas station at 2754 Augustine Herman Highway in Chesapeake City.
The lucky Cecil County retailer will receive a $1,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.
This is the seventh Multi-Match jackpot win of 2023. The game’s jackpot was last hit for $580,000 on Sept. 11. Six Multi-Match jackpots were won in 2022, and there were five jackpot winners in 2021.
Multi-Match, which started in 2006, is Maryland’s in-state jackpot game, with tickets sold only here in Maryland and drawings on Monday and Thursday evenings. The game’s largest jackpots to date were $4.8 million on Sept. 19, 2009; $4.45 million on March 18, 2010; $3.8 million on Dec. 16, 2010 and $3.6 million on June 8, 2015.
Lottery officials encourage the winner to sign the back of the ticket and keep it in a safe location. The player has 182 days after the date of the drawing to claim the prize.
Instructions on claiming prizes in person or by mail are available HERE. Players must redeem prizes larger than $25,000 by mail or at Lottery headquarters in the Montgomery Park Business Center, 1800 Washington Blvd., Suite 330 in Baltimore. The Lottery’s Claims Center in Baltimore is open by appointment only (no walk-ins). Click HERE to schedule an appointment.