7th jackpot hit in 2017
Who is $775,000 richer this morning? A Maryland Lottery Multi-Match player, that’s who! Some lucky player bought the jackpot-winning ticket in Reisterstown for the Monday, Aug. 14 drawing.
The winner, who is the seventh player to hit a Multi-Match jackpot in 2017, can choose between the annuity and an estimated $412,500 cash option (before taxes). The winning ticket with the numbers 2, 20, 31, 35, 37 and 39 came from Cherryvale Liquors at 11801 Reisterstown Road.
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 lucky 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.
Multi-Match is a $2 game. The Lottery draws six numbers from one 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.