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.
— Maryland Lottery (@MDLottery) June 9, 2021
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.
Get vaccinated so you too have a chance to win a share of $2 million: https://t.co/MjHeoZ5E5J pic.twitter.com/aCHVvBzuAP
— Governor Larry Hogan (@GovLarryHogan) June 9, 2021
Congratulations to Tabatha Duckett of Charles County, who claimed a $40,000 prize as the June 6 winner in the $2 Million VaxCash Promotion! Read more: https://t.co/Y8caJ7Xm7A pic.twitter.com/Nz2wbLQG0d
— Maryland Lottery (@MDLottery) June 8, 2021
Congratulations to Deidre Poore Eagan of Towson, who claimed a $40,000 prize as the May 27 winner in the $2 Million VaxCash Promotion! Read more: https://t.co/QqZlwpiroH #VAXtoWin pic.twitter.com/3WZ3uIWGwu
— Maryland Lottery (@MDLottery) June 1, 2021