The Orioles bats are heating up which means they are climbing in the standings and just as importantly, the Maryland Lottery “Contestants of the Game” are winning more and more cold hard cash!
On Sunday, the O’s hit fivehome runs, which meant Margaret Piatt of Brandywine, Md., won $3,000! It was the 11th time this season the Orioles hit four or more home runs in a game. All in all, the Orioles have hit 161 home runs this season, third-most in the American League.
How do you become a Maryland Lottery Contestant of the Game? It’s easy. Purchase a Home Run Riches scratch-off ticket from the Maryland Lottery and you could win up to $50,000 instantly! However, if you’re not a lucky winner, you still have a shot at becoming a Maryland Lottery Contestant of the Game. Simply enter your non-winning Home Run Riches scratch-offs through the Maryland Lottery’s My Lottery Rewards program by the deadline (Aug. 28, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.). Once you create a rewards account, enter the ticket codes from your non-winning scratch-offs and you’ll be automatically entered into the contest!
Those who are chosen will win $500 for being selected, plus an additional $500 for every home run hit by an Orioles player during that game! The Orioles have hit 161 home runs so far this season, which means the Maryland Lottery has awarded $136,500 in 2017.
Hurry in to your favorite Maryland Lottery retailer as the sixth and final entry deadline is fast approaching on Aug. 28!
For more information and rules be sure to visit Maryland Lottery’s website: Home Run Riches Second-Chance Contest.