Chili Pepper Payout game has final progressive jackpot winner
A Carroll County shopper bagged the last progressive jackpot-winning ticket in the FAST PLAY Chili Pepper Payout game today, which carried a $102,632 prize.
The lucky player bought the winning $5 ticket at BJ’s Wholesale Club #131 located at 820 Market Street in Westminster. This was the 12th progressive jackpot won in the game, which went on sale Jan. 4 and is now closed.
Lottery officials encourage the winner to sign the back of the ticket immediately and put it in a safe location. Winners typically get 182 days from the date of the drawing to claim prizes.
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.
The lucky retailer is having a happy Monday, too. For selling a progressive jackpot-winning FAST PLAY ticket of $100,000 or more, the Carroll County store earns a bonus of $1,000 from the Lottery.