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August 20, 2020


Delaware Lottery payouts for 2020 hit over $65,000,000

Dover, DE — Things are really heating up this summer for Delaware Lottery players statewide. During the month of July, Delaware Lottery payouts reached a grand total of $65,505,997 for 2020. That’s a lot of reasons to celebrate.

Draws Games have been on a hot streak this year, with large prizes for a variety of different games. In fact, this January saw three (3) MEGA MILLION® tickets claimed with a combined total payout of $30,000. There was also a $180,020 MULTI-WIN LOTTO jackpot claimed in April. And who can forget the $1,000,000 POWERBALL® winning ticket sold at Royal Farms #123 in Millsboro? This new millionaire claimed their prize in May.

Instant Games have also seen a lot of excitement throughout the year. There have been two $150,000 and three $100,000 Top Prizes claimed between February and July. There have also been three $250,000 Top Prizes claimed, with the latest right in time for 4th of July festivities. The winning Money Frenzy ticket, purchased at Wawa #834 in Lewes, was claimed on 7/2/2020.

“We’re excited to see this level of Draw and Instant Game payouts so far in 2020,” said Vernon Kirk, Director of the Delaware Lottery. “And with five months left in the year, who knows what big wins are still in store. Congratulations to each of these lucky players.”

While the Delaware Lottery’s 2020 payout number continues to climb, a winning $25,000 a year for life LUCKY FOR LIFE® ticket, sold on 7/2/2020 at Wawa #844 in Newark, is still waiting to be claimed. We’re looking forward to celebrating this big win, so make sure to check your tickets – the lucky winner could be you!

About the Delaware Lottery:
Since the start of operations in 1975, the Delaware Lottery has contributed $5.6 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®, LOTTO AMERICA®, MULTI-WIN LOTTO, LUCKY FOR LIFE®, PLAY 3, PLAY 4, Keno®, Sports Lottery and Instant Games, iGaming, Video Lottery and Table Games. Delaware Lottery game and promotional details are available at delottery.com, at licensed locations, and from the Lottery’s office in Dover.

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