ROCKVILLE, Maryland (WJZ) – When Trevor Green isn’t making sandwiches at the Canton Market, he’s selling lottery tickets – lots of them!
After no one won Saturday’s Powerball draw, the grand prize is now $ 685 million. Maryland is looking to strike twice in a year after selling a $ 731 million banknote in Allegheny County in January. The biggest prize at this little place?
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âThe biggest was a $ 77,000 scratch,â Green told WJZ. âThe person almost had a heart attack,â he laughs.
Let’s see what the Baltimoreans would buy.
âBuy a house in the country like Harford County and travel,â says CJ Johnson.
Another man responds with a joke.
“What would I do with it?” I would stop buying the lottery!
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A woman named Eva thought about her family.
âMy husband is quite ill. If he has to go to the retirement home, I will have the money to take care of him.
Maryland is one of 11 states allowing anonymous winners. Since August 23, the raffles have increased to three times a week to generate interest. It’s hard to imagine this kind of generational wealth, but someone has to earn it.
After considering what he would do with the money, Green added more to his initial thoughts. âI connect everyone I know and charity work. So I disappear!
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Almost all of the big winners take the cash option which would cost $ 485 million. No matter the amount, dreams can be made in just a few hours. The chances are huge, but not impossible. 1 in 292 million.