$10,000 Triple Frenzy Scratch-off Prize Doubled to $20,000
A Hagerstown man was in for a surprise when claiming his Triple Frenzy scratch-off prize at Lottery headquarters today. He, his wife and a couple of friends took the drive to Baltimore expecting to leave $10,000 richer. He soon found out that his prize was doubled to $20,000 due to the Maryland Lottery’s $2 Top Prize Doubler promotion.
The winner and his wife purchased five Triple Frenzy scratch-offs on Saturday. They divided up the tickets once they got home, scratching a few each. The 70-year-old husband scratched the winning ticket. “I think I have a good on,” he told his wife of almost 48 years. They were shocked to find out the win was doubled.
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The winners, who have only told immediate family and the friends who accompanied them to claim about the win, have some plans for their prize. “We already planned on taking a cruise next year, so this will definitely help with that,” said the wife. They also plan on working on their house.
The winning ticket was purchased at AC&T, located at 1701 Dual Hwy in Hagerstown. All $2 scratch-off top prizes claimed by July 31st will be doubled as part of the $2 Top Prize Doubler promotion.