Midday drawing delivers massive payout
Friday’s midday Pick 3 drawing left a group of lucky Lottery players with handfuls of extra cash for the Labor Day Weekend.
The 6-6-6 drawn on Friday afternoon resulted in payouts of more than $1.75 million, greatly outpacing the $330,400 in sales for the drawing. The payout percentage totaled a whopping 532%.
It marked the second time in less than a week that the Pick 3 number was a “triple.” The evening drawing on Aug. 30 was 7-7-7, which paid out more than $1.05 million on sales of $304,800.
Large payouts are common in the Maryland Lottery’s Pick 3 and Pick 4 games when popular combinations, triples or quadruples are drawn, because many players frequently play those combinations.
Pick 3 and Pick 4 drawings take place at midday and evening, seven days a week. They are televised on WBAL-TV 11 and posted on mdlottery.com.