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2003 Press Releases

August 8, 2003

SEVENTH $100,000 POWERBALL PRIZE BRINGS 2003
DRAWING GAME WINNINGS TO $32 MILLION

DOVER, DE -- On Tuesday August 5, a woman from Brooklyn, NY claimed her prize and became the Delaware Lottery's seventh $100,000 POWERBALL winner this year. This prize brings the Lottery's total 2003 winnings for its drawing games-POWERBALL, LOTTO and PLAY 3/PLAY 4-to $32 million.

The seven 2003 $100,000 POWERBALL winners are, in order of drawing date: August 2, the Brooklyn, NY woman who bought her ticket at Stanton Exxon; July 5, a Fort Washington, Md. woman who bought her ticket at Pearson's Corner Supermarket; May 31, a Dover, Del., man who's ticket came from Lepor's Liquors in Dover; May 10, a Bear, Del., man who bought his ticket at the Shell Food Mart in Newark; March 12, a West Grove, Pa., man who bought his ticket at the Shoprite on Rocky Run Parkway in Wilmington; March 5, a Newark woman who bought her ticket at the News Basket in Bear; January 11, a Wilmington man whose ticket came from the Stanton Discount Pharmacy.

Two other big 2003 winners got their winnings playing LOTTO. A husband and wife from Wilmington won $445,000 in the April 14 drawing with a ticket they purchased from the Acme in the Pike Creek Shopping Center and a Selbyville woman won $820,000 in the June 11 drawing with a ticket she bought at Royal Farms in Fenwick.

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 delottery.com.