Player lands second progressive top prize in $5 game
The Maryland Lottery is looking for a lucky FAST PLAY fan who won a progressive top prize of $99,978 on July 13 in the $5 Payday game.
The winning ticket was purchased at Dash In #15533 located at 30 Main Street in Reisterstown. This is the biggest winning ticket ever sold by the Baltimore County store and the second progressive-top-prize-winning ticket sold in the Payday game, which launched on June 15. There are 18 progressive top prizes remaining in the game.
The Dash In store is a winner, too. The retailer will earn a $999.78 bonus from the Lottery for selling the lucky ticket. The bonus is equal to 1 percent of the prize.
Lottery officials recommend the winner sign the back of the ticket and keep it in a safe place until claiming the prize. Winners typically get 182 days to claim prizes. However, the Lottery has temporarily extended claiming deadlines due to Maryland’s COVID-19 state of emergency. The Lottery Claims Center is accepting appointments for those wishing to claim prizes in person or winners can claim prizes by mail. Click here to schedule an appointment. Details on how to claim by mail are available here.
Payday is one of four FAST PLAY games that went on sale statewide on June 15 and one of nine total FAST PLAY games. FAST PLAY features instant-win games printed by Lottery terminals and self-service vending machines that play like scratch-offs.
The Payday progressive top prize increases with the purchase of each ticket until a top-prize winning ticket is sold. The top prize amount is updated every 15 minutes on in-store video displays and on mdlottery.com, and an up-to-the-minute figure is displayed on each Payday ticket.