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Draws occur Monday and Thursday at **11:22 p.m.**

Multi-Match® For just **$2.00**, you get to play 18 numbers with four easy ways to match and win.

Multi-Match means **multiple ways to match and win**! You win by matching 3, 4, 5 or 6 numbers on any one line or by matching 5 to 18 numbers on all three lines combined. You can win up to four times in each game, but only once on each line and only once on the combined lines in each game.

Currently, all PA Lottery Area Offices are open to the public between the hours of **9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.**, by appointment only.

The winning ticket with the numbers 5, 6, 31, 34, 35 and 39 was sold at **Germantown Beer & Wine located at 13046 Middlebrook Road in Germantown**. Lottery officials encourage the winner to sign the back of the ticket and keep it in a safe location. The player has 182 days after the date of the drawing to claim the prize.

Maryland Lottery and Gaming Headquarters Hours: **Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.**

About Mega Millions Playslips: Each play costs $2. A play consists of two fields. Select and mark five (5) numbers from 1 through 70 in the upper field and mark one Mega Ball number from 1 through 25 in the lower field. If you select too many or too few numbers, your playslip will be rejected.

Pick 4 is a popular Maryland Lottery draw game that offers a top prize of **$5,000**. With draws held twice daily and a variety of bet types to choose from, you’ve got more ways to win.

Matching on multiple lines | Approximate probability of winning per $2 ticket | Prizes |
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9 of 18 | 1 in 15,098.4 | $500 |

8 of 18 | 1 in 1,740.2 | $100 |

7 of 18 | 1 in 272.5 | $20 |

6 of 18 | 1 in 58.0 | $7 |

To win the jackpot, all **six numbers** on your ticket must match the winning numbers. There are a total of nine ways to win a prize in Mega Millions.

Game Type | Odds of Winning | Prize For Any Other Match (Box) |
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4-Way Box (3 digits the same) | 1 in 2,500 | $600 |

6-Way Box (2 identical pairs) | 1 in 1,667 | $400 |

12-Way Box (2 digits the same) | 1 in 833 | $200 |

24-Way Box (4 different digits) | 1 in 417 | $100 |

Your winnings are subject to the Commonwealth’s 3.07 percent state personal income tax and federal taxes, **24 percent**. The Pennsylvania Lottery automatically withholds taxes for winnings more than $5,000.

Drawings are broadcast between **11:00 p.m. and 11:25 p.m.**

**Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.** Serving Lottery retailers in the following counties: Carbon, Columbia, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Montour, Pike, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming.

A $2.2 million jackpot-winning Multi-Match ticket sold Nov. 4 in **the Eastern Shore community of Eden** was the biggest Maryland Lottery prize of the week, but another three players won $100,000 or more on tickets sold in Baltimore, Pasadena and Windsor Mill. The Nov.

**Montgomery County’s Rockville Exxon at White Flint located at 11433 Rockville Pike in Rockville** sold the winning Powerball Double Play ticket, which matched all of the numbers in the Sept. 27 Double Play drawing: 2, 27, 51, 62 and 66; the Powerball was 1.

Drawings occur on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday nights. You can watch the drawings on WBAL-TV at **11:22 pm**. Check for results at mdlottery.com or on the MD Lottery mobile app to see if you’ve won.

Prize TierOdds of WinningPrize AmountMatch 2 + Mega Ball1 in 693**$10**Match 1 + Mega Ball1 in 89$4Match 0 + Mega Ball1 in 37$2Overall odds of winning a Mega Millions prize are 1 in 24

Mega Millions drawings are held Tuesday and Friday at **11:00 pm ET**. Five white balls are drawn from a set of balls numbered 1 through 70; one gold Mega Ball is drawn from a set of balls numbered 1 through 25. You win if the numbers on one row of your ticket match the numbers of the balls drawn on that date.

DrawingTelevised Drawing DaysSales Cutoff TimesCash4LifeDaily8:45 pmMulti-MatchMonday & Thursday11:17 pm, Mon & ThursMega MillionsTuesday & Friday**10:45 pm, Tues & Fri**PowerballMonday, Wednesday and Saturday9:59 pm, Mon, Wed & Sat

According to Florida Lottery statistics, the combination of 777 has come up – no kidding – seven times. The last time was **Dec.** **3, 2006**.

The numbers **1-0-1-0** are one of the most popular combinations of numbers played in the Pick 4 game.

Pick 4 Odds of Winning and Prize PayoutsPick 4 FIREBALL Game Odds and Prize PayoutsPlay TypesOddsPrize PayoutsSTRAIGHT$1.00 Play1:10,000**$1,500**BOX$1.00 Play

PowerballMega Millions53 (Drawn 6 times)26 (Drawn 5 times)61 (Drawn 6 times)27 (Drawn 5 times)4 (Drawn 5 times)28 (Drawn 5 times)17 (Drawn 5 times)58 (Drawn 5 times)

The numbers can be in any order – **you just need to have them all to win**. However, you don’t have to match every single number to win in another Division in Powerball. You just have to match at least 2 main numbers plus the Powerball number, and you could win a share in the Division 9 prize.

Match all 5 white numbers only — **$1 million**. Match 4 out of 5 white numbers + Powerball — $50,000. Match 4 white numbers only — $100. Match 3 white numbers + Powerball — $100.

It was also more than three years since the last quad number had been drawn: 5555 on **Jan.** **27, 2005**, in an evening drawing.

Examples of Winning Combinations Example: If the winning numbers were picked 1-2-3-4, only exact order plays of 1-2-3-4 are winners. Pick four unique numbers to match the winning numbers in any order. There are 24 ways to win (**24 possible combinations**).

In Pick 3, the odds of winning the top prize (the Straight Bet) are **1 in 1,000** because there are 1,000 ways you can combine the numbers 0-9 to make a three-digit straight play. Think of the daily Pick 3 drawing as three mini drawings, one for each of the winning numbers chosen.

Taxable income (TI) in $Federal Tax Rate (%)Federal Tax ($)100,000 – 335,0003922,250 + (39%)(TI – 100,000)335,000 – 10 million**34****113,900 + (34%)**(TI – 335,000)10 million – 15 million353,400,000 + (35%)(TI – 10 million)15 million – 18,333,333385,159,000 + (38%)(TI – 15 million)

Gambling losses **are indeed tax deductible**, but only to the extent of your winnings. … Gambling losses are indeed tax deductible, but only to the extent of your winnings and requires you to report all the money you win as taxable income on your return. The deduction is only available if you itemize your deductions.

**Gambling winnings are fully taxable** and you must report the income on your tax return. Gambling income includes but isn’t limited to winnings from lotteries, raffles, horse races, and casinos.

Draws are held twice a day: the day draw is at **1:35 p.m.** and the evening draw is at 6:59 p.m.

Watch for Mega Millions Lottery results on your local TV station: Erie: **WJET Ch. 24** Lottery Results at 11:20 p.m. Harrisburg/Lancaster/York: WGAL Ch. 8 Lottery Results at 11:20 p.m. Johnstown/Altoona/State College: WTAJ Ch. 10 Lottery Results at 11:20 p.m.