COVID-19 Vaccine Lottery: Maryland VaxCash Winners
BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — According to Maryland lottery officials, 17 Marylanders are $40,000 richer due to the state’s $2 million Vax Cash promotion.
The promotion is a public outreach campaign, created by Governor Larry Hogan, the Maryland Lottery and the Maryland Department of Health to increase the number of Marylanders that are vaccinated against COVID-19.
Residents 18 and over who have been vaccinated in the state are automatically entered into the drawings.
The promotion began May 25 and will continue through July 4.
Each day though July 3, a lucky vaccinated resident has the opportunity to win $40,000. On July 4, the final drawing will be $400,000.
Many winners have chosen to remain anonymous.
Below are a few of the identified vaccinated winners, including a COVID-19 survivor.
To see the full list of locations of daily winners, click here.
It was great to speak with Air Force veteran and COVID-19 survivor Gerard Dupree of Glen Burnie, one of the winners in Maryland’s $2 Million VaxCash Promotion.— Governor Larry Hogan (@GovLarryHogan) June 9, 2021
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