2005 Press ReleasesNovember 18, 2005
MULTI-WIN LOTTO PLAYER CLAIMS $64,020 TOP PRIZE
Dover, DE --A regular MULTI-WIN
LOTTO player from Marydel was surprised to learn of her big
win after calling the Delaware Lottery 800 number to check
the winning numbers from the Wednesday, November 16th drawing.
She claimed her MULTI-WIN LOTTO top prize worth $64,020 yesterday
afternoon at the Delaware Lottery Office in Dover. The winner
received a check for $48,015 which represents her prize minus
federal withholding taxes. To date, the MULTI-WIN LOTTO game
has had more than 835,000 winners who have won over $4.1 million.
The happy woman, who is "in her fifties" and has chosen to remain anonymous, is married with a family. She purchased her Quick Pick winning ticket on the day of the drawing at Doris' Market on Route 8 in Marydel. The winner reports that she is a regular Lottery player and plays the MULTI-WIN LOTTO game often. "I couldn't believe it," she told Lottery Officials. She plans to use her winnings to pay bills.
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.