If you happen to be one of the people who bought a Multi-Match ticket for the August 22nd drawing, you may want to check the winning numbers as soon as possible. As it turns out, a lucky player managed to hit the jackpot winning combination, and a grand total of $775,000 is waiting to be collected!
McKay's Food & Drug sold the winning ticket, and it's located at 37670 Mohawk Drive in Charlotte Hall. The winning combination was 2, 7, 16, 19, 24, and 28, so you should check immediately if this sounds like the numbers you picked.
The stats for 2016 indicate that a total of five people have managed to hit the big jackpot this year, if we count the newest addition.
The winner has the option to collect $425,000 in cash immediately, or keep receiving monthly deposits. Lottery officials advise the winner to sign the winning ticket as soon as possible to avoid theft or fraud. Keeping it in a safe location goes without saying. In any case, the winning player has six months to collect the prize at the Lottery's headquarters.
The retailer that sold the jackpot winning ticket will receive a $1,000 bonus just for selling it.
If Multi-Match seems like something that you would like to try, here are some details. Every ticket costs $2, and the Lottery draws six numbers from 1 to 43 on Monday and Thursday. If you manage to match five numbers in any line, you can win up to $1,000.
If you match five to 18 numbers in total across three lines, you can win up to $2,000 and more. You need to match all six numbers in any given line to win the jackpot. Every player has 1 in 8.5 chances to win at least some kind of prize.