General information about Maryland Multi Match
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in February, 2006, or 13 years, 5 months and 11 days ago. MD MultiMatch is currently available only in Maryland. Previously, the lottery was known as Maryland Lotto. The game-play format used to be different and was changing several times since the lottery was launched on January 2, 1973. The lottery is operated by Maryland Lottery. In case you want to know more about Maryland Lottery, here is their official website: http://www.mdlottery.com. MD Multi Match results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Maryland Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- Lottery headquarters phone number: 410-230-8800
- Email: [email protected]
- Headquarters: 1800 Washington Boulevard, Suite 330, Baltimore, MD
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check MD Multi Match results
MD Multi Match results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Maryland Lottery in Baltimore. At the moment, draws are held twice a week. To be more precise, they are held on Monday and Thursday, at 11:07 PM Eastern Time. The numbers are drawn using the Mechanical Lottery Ball Machine. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on February 4, 2006, or 13 years, 5 months and 11 days ago.
How it works: picking up MD Multi Match numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 6 / 43. As you can see, players are to choose six main MD Multi Match numbers from the range between 1 and 43 MD Multi Match numbers. Pay attention that there are neither bonus, nor additional numbers.
Maryland Multi Match winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers 10 prize categories. A great news is that in case no winner is found, the MD MultiMatch top prize rolls over to the next draw. For now, it accounts for $500,000. This is the minimum amount, while the biggest MD MultiMatch jackpot ever has reached $4.8 million. It was set on September 19, 2009, or 9 years, 9 months and 26 days ago. Just for your interest, the winning numbers were 04, 14, 18, 20, 28, and 33. As shown by official estimates, the odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 6,096,454. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the six MD Multi Match numbers. For more information, please look at the table below:
Probability of winning per line
Probability of winning per $2 ticket
6 / 6
1 : 6,096,454
1 : 2,032,151
5 / 6
1 : 27, 461
1 : 9,154
4 / 6
1 : 610
1 : 203,8
3 / 6
1 : 39
1 : 13,4
10 / 18
1 : 168,239
9 / 18
1 : 15,098
8 / 18
1 : 1,740
7 / 18
1 : 272,5
6 / 18
1 : 58
5 / 18
1 : 16,9
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 8,5.
Maryland Multi Match prices
The minimum cost of playing is $2. The lottery does not offer any opportunities to multiply prizes. No add-on games are provided, however.
Hot and cold MD Multi Match numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 12, 35, 2, 17, 37, and 26. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 5, 30, 3, 25, 8, and 9.
Payouts of Maryland Multi Match prizes
In case you happen to win MD MultiMatch jackpot, be ready to decide between the lump sum and annual payments. The winner can choose either 25 equal annual installments or the cash option. As for prizes of other categories, amounts from $600 to $5,000 can be claimed at lottery locations, while winnings under $600 are payable at lottery retailers. Apart from this, winning tickets can be sent by mail. Unfortunately, MD MultiMatch winnings are subject to taxation: for the residents of the state, these are 25% of federal tax and 8.75% of state tax, but only from prizes exceeding $5,000. One more thing to take into account is that all the prizes are to be claimed within 182 days from the day of the draw or otherwise the winning ticket expires, regardless of MD Multi Match results.