Maryland man collects fourth major lottery prize

Maryland man collects fourth major lottery prize

A Maryland man who accrued a $1 million lottery jackpot is not any stranger to lottery headquarters — this was once his fourth major win.

The 59-year-old New Market man visited Lottery headquarters in Baltimore to gather a $1 million prize from a Win Big scratch-off price ticket.

Because the man asked anonymity, the Maryland Lottery refers back to the claimant as “Lucky Winner”.

Back in August, when the fortunate winner final visited Lottery headquarters in Baltimore, his parting phrases have been, “I hope to be back here sometime soon!”  So the large query is, what’s his large secret to stay profitable large?  The winner answered, “I always say, ‘You don’t throw out the tickets.’ I always check my tickets twice.”

The winner stated his earlier jackpots got here out to $10,000, $25,000 and $100,000. He stated all the prizes got here from scratch-off tickets.

The glad participant purchased his fortunate Win Big scratch-off at High’s #83 in New Market. He incorporated the moment price ticket in a batch of scratch-offs he deliberate to double-check at a Lottery store prior to tossing.

“I went to Weis (Markets) because I needed to go get groceries and I remembered I had a few tickets that I haven’t scanned yet,” he stated. The message he noticed at the price ticket checker directed him to money within the Win Big price ticket at Lottery headquarters. The skilled winner knew what that message supposed.

“I scratched the ticket to see what I won and when I saw a zero and saw the zeros continuing, I said, ‘Oh, you got to be kidding me!'”

With pleasure and disbelief, “Lucky Winner” known as his spouse to proportion his wonderful and surprising information. He sought after to hurry to Lottery headquarters to say his prize, nevertheless it was once the weekend and headquarters was once closed. So, “Lucky Winner” were given ingenious to stay the price ticket protected till his déjà vu shuttle to the Winner’s Circle may just happen.

The dependable Lottery participant plans to make use of the prize to pay expenses, perform a little paintings on his space and most likely purchase presents. Sharing his party is his fortunate Lottery store. High’s #83 positioned at 11780 Old National Pike in Frederick County earns a $1,000 bonus from the Lottery for promoting the top-prize scratch-off within the $20 sport.

The Win Big sport went on sale in November at Lottery shops. There are nonetheless six unclaimed $1 million prizes last along side 13 unclaimed $50,000 prizes and hundreds of others starting from $20 to $10,000.

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Updated: January 12, 2018 — 10:16 pm

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