Lucky player lands fourth progressive jackpot in World Championship Poker game
A lucky Maryland Lottery player is surely sporting a big grin today after winning a $96,879 progressive jackpot in the FAST PLAY World Championship Poker game.
The site of the Monday morning purchase was Lou’s Liquors located at 1208 Mayo Road in Edgewater. Check your tickets!
Lottery officials encourage the winner to sign the back of the ticket immediately and put it in a safe location. Winners of FAST PLAY prizes have 182 days from the date the ticket is purchased to claim prizes.
This was the fourth jackpot won in the $5 game, which has a progressive jackpot that starts at $40,000 and grows with each sale until a jackpot-winning ticket is purchased. The game went on sale in September 2021 and still has 12 progressive jackpots remaining. This game’s largest progressive jackpot of $129,149 was claimed Feb. 16 and sold at Royal Farms #194 in Havre de Grace.
The lucky Anne Arundel County retailer is also celebrating! For selling a winning FAST PLAY ticket with a top prize of $20,000 to $99,999, the retailer will receive a bonus from the Lottery equal to 1% of 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. Winners can also drop off a winning ticket along with a completed claim form and copies of their photo ID and proof of Social Security/Tax ID number in the Lottery drop box in the Montgomery Park Business Center lobby.