2016 Press Releases
February 8, 2016
Tonight’s Multi-Win Lotto Drawing Offers Record $208,000 Jackpot
Delaware’s exclusive lottery game looks to award the largest jackpot prize in five years
(DOVER, DE) — The excitement is at an all-time high for MULTI-WIN LOTTO, an exclusive Lottery game to Delaware, because the jackpot for the Monday, February 8 drawing has also reached an all-time high. With no jackpot winner since August 3, 2015, the MULTI-WIN LOTTO jackpot has reached $208,000—a new record high for the game. The largest MULTI-WIN jackpot to date was $206,000, won on March 2011.
“The MULTI-WIN Lotto is a very accessible game for many people, with tickets costing only $2,” said Vernon Kirk, Director, Delaware Lottery. “With the overall odds of winning being 1:5.7—and jackpot’s ability to grow to such a substantial size of hundreds-of-thousands of dollars—it’s a fun option for regular players as well as those who occasionally like to take a chance on a life-changing win. As always, we urge all players to enjoy lottery games responsibly.”
Since the game’s start in January 2005, there have been 61 MULTI-WIN LOTTO jackpot winners and more than 7,099,049 MULTI-WIN LOTTO total prizes worth $36,403,696.
Players can purchase tickets for tonight’s drawing until 7:30 p.m.; the drawing will be held at 7:57 p.m. Eastern Time. As the name suggests, there are “multiple” ways players can win MULTI-WIN LOTTO:
- Win on a line: Win a prize by matching three, four, five or six numbers straight across on any of the three lines of numbers. Players can win on more than one line.
- Combination win: Combine number matches from all three lines. Win a prize by matching a total of at least six numbers from the three lines.
- Win both ways: Win both ways on a single ticket. Win in a line and combined match of at least six numbers from the three lines.
- Match no numbers: If there are no matches on all three lines, win $2.
MULTI-WIN LOTTO tickets sell for $2 per game. Drawings are held every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 7:57 p.m. Players can play up to 7:30 p.m. on drawing days.
About the Delaware Lottery
Since the start of operations in 1975, the Delaware Lottery has contributed more than $4.5 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®, MEGA MILLIONS®, HOT LOTTO®, MULTI-WIN LOTTO, LUCKY FOR LIFE™, PLAY 3, PLAY 4, KENO®, iGaming and assorted Instant Games, Video Lottery, Sports Lottery, and Table Games. Delaware Lottery game and promotional details are available at www.delottery.com, at licensed locations and from the Lottery’s office in Dover.
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