Press Releases

2002 Press Releases

August 09 , 2002


DOVER, DE - An unclaimed $258,000 LOTTO jackpot prize and two unclaimed $100,000 POWERBALL® prizes are set to expire this month on their one-year anniversaries. The winning POWERBALL tickets are from the August 18, 2001 and August 25, 2001 drawings, the winning LOTTO ticket is from the August 27, 2001 drawing.
Lottery records indicate the $100,000 winning ticket for the August 18 POWERBALL drawing was purchased at 7-Eleven on DuPont Highway and Bacon Street in New Castle. Sunoco A-Plus Mini Mart in New Castle sold the $100,000 winning ticket for the August 25 POWERBALL drawing. Winning numbers in the August 18 drawing were 03, 14, 20, 22 and 48 for the white numbers and 17 for the red POWERBALL number. In the August 25 drawing, winning numbers were 08, 17, 22, 42 and 47 for the white numbers and 21 for the red POWERBALL number. The $258,000 LOTTO jackpot winning ticket was bought at Shore Stop #233 on Lebanon Road in Dover. Winning numbers for the August 27 LOTTO drawing were 03, 05, 10, 23, 28 and 33.
Lottery Officials encourage players to double-check old tickets for the winning numbers for each of these drawings. Winning ticket holders should fill out the back of the ticket and bring it to the Delaware Lottery Office, McKee Business Park, 1575 McKee Road, Suite 102, Dover prior to the expiration of the prize. The Delaware Lottery Office is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
All POWERBALL, LOTTO, PLAY 3 and PLAY 4 prizes must be claimed within one year of the drawing date. Delaware Lottery Retailers will pay out prizes worth $599 or less. Prizes worth $600 to $5,000 must be claimed at any Claim Center or the Delaware Lottery Office, and prizes worth $5,001 or more must be claimed at the Delaware Lottery Office. Unclaimed prizes are contributed to the State's General Fund. Players may check winning numbers at or call the Player Information Line at 1-800-338-6200 (in Delaware) or 1-302-736-1436 (from out of state).
Since the start of operations in 1975, the Delaware Lottery has contributed more than $1.4 billion to the state's General Fund to help finance needed state services that benefit everyone in
Delaware. The Lottery offers a variety of games: POWERBALL®, LOTTO, PLAY 3, PLAY 4, and
assorted Instant Games. More information is available at