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2001 Press Releases

May 14, 2001


DOVER, DE - A 55-year-old man from Bear, DE, claimed the May 11, 2001, All Cash Lotto jackpot prize of $405,000 this morning at the Delaware Lottery Office in Dover.  The man, who wishes to remain anonymous, was awarded $291,600, which represents his $405,000 prize minus $113,400 for federal tax. 

He purchased the winning Quick Pick ticket the day of the drawing (May 11) at Pleasant Hill Lanes, a bowling alley on Newport Pike in Wilmington. The winner said he learned the ticket was the winner when he checked the numbers in the News Journal the day after the drawing.  "I was in such shock that I went to Cumberland Farms down the street from my house to have the clerk double-check my winning ticket. I just couldn't believe it.   In fact, I'm still in shock!" 

The winner told Lottery Officials the first thing he plans to do with his prize money is buy a house.  He said he plays All Cash Lotto often and will continue playing Lottery games. 

As of May 14, 2001, a $336,000 All Cash Lotto jackpot prize remains unclaimed from the June 29, 2000, drawing.  Lottery records indicate it was sold at Kirkwood Mobil.   The winning numbers were 01, 07, 11, 18, 28 and 35. Prizes may be claimed up to one year from the date of the drawing.  

The All Cash Lotto jackpot for Monday, May 14, 2001, has an all-cash value of $150,000.  Tickets for All Cash Lotto cost $1 and are available at all Delaware Lottery On-Line Retailers.

Since the start of operations in 1975, the Delaware Lottery has contributed more than $969 million to the state's General Fund to help finance needed state services that benefit everyone in Delaware.   The Lottery offers a variety of games including, POWERBALL®, the fastest-growing multimillion-dollar jackpot game; All Cash Lotto, Rolldown®,  Play 3 and Play 4, and a variety of Instant Games.