2005 Press ReleasesAugust 30, 2005
LOTTO AND INSTANT GAME WINNERS CLAIM PRIZES FROM DELAWARE
Dover, DE --A 58-year-old Sussex
County woman has claimed a $98,100 jackpot prize from the
Friday, August 26, 2005 MULTI-WIN LOTTO drawing. After having
her ticket validated at the Delaware Lottery Office in Dover,
she was awarded a check for $73,575 which represents her $98,100
prize minus federal taxes. The MULTI-WIN LOTTO winner, who
wishes to remain anonymous, learned of her win after reading
the Sunday newspaper. Her winning ticket was purchased from
Packman's Discount Cigarette Outlet located in Seaford, DE.
The Lottery also announced a pair of Instant Game top prizes were also claimed in the past two weeks. A woman from Frostproof, FL claimed a $20,000 MEGA MONEY Instant Game prize on Monday, August 15, 2005. The $10 Instant Game ticket was purchased from First Stop in Laurel, DE. The other winner, from Lincoln, DE, claimed a $50,000 MONEY MONEY MONEY Instant Game prize on Wednesday, August 24, 2005. The $20 Instant Game ticket was purchased from Delmar Liquors in Delmar, DE.
Since the start of operations in 1975, the Delaware Lottery has contributed more than
$2.1 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®, MULTI-WIN LOTTO, PLAY 3, PLAY 4, and assorted Instant Games.