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How to play $500,000 Crossword from the Maryland Lottery

How to Play: $500,000 Crossword

  1. Scratch entire YOUR LETTERS area to reveal 20 YOUR LETTERS.
  2. For each letter revealed in the YOUR LETTERS area, scratch that same letter each time it is found in PUZZLES 1-3.
  3. Scratch three (3) or more complete words in PUZZLES 1-3 and win the corresponding prize found in the PUZZLE'S PRIZE LEGEND. Only the highest corresponding prize in the PRIZE LEGEND can be won.
  4. Each PUZZLE and each BONUS WORD is played separately.
  5. Each MULTIPLIER plays separately and cannot be combined with other multiplies for a higher multiplier number.

PUZZLE MULTIPLIERS 1-3

  1. Scratch "PUZZLE 1 MULTIPLIER", multiply your PUZZLE 1 winning prize by the number revealed in the "PUZZLE 1 MULTIPLIER".
  2. Scratch "PUZZLE 2 MULTIPLIER", multiply your PUZZLE 2 winning prize by the number revealed in the "PUZZLE 2 MULTIPLIER".
  3. Scratch "PUZZLE 3 MULTIPLIER", multiply your PUZZLE 3 winning prize by the number revealed in the "PUZZLE 3 MULTIPLIER".

BONUS WORDS 1-3

  • Scratch each letter in BONUS WORDS 1-2 that corresponds to YOUR LETTERS. If you match a complete BONUS WORD, win prize shown next to that BONUS WORD. Wins in the BONUS WORD 1 and BONUS WORD 2 play areas cannot be used to win in PUZZLES 1-3.

FAST $100 SPOTS 1-3

  • Reveal a "money bag" in any FAST $100 SPOT, win $100 automatically! FAST $100 SPOTS 1-3 do not multiply.

Probability of Winning: 1 in 2.84

Analysis

Last Updated: Nov 29, 2022

$500,000 Crossword has a score of 80 making it a better than average scratchoff.

There are 701,090 tickets remaining. At $20 per ticket, it would cost $14,021,800 to buy all remaining tickets. According to the latest reports from the Maryland lottery website, there are $11,221,410 in remaining prizes.

The value of the remaining prizes is below the cost of the remaining tickets by -$2,800,390. With 701,090 tickets remaining, that's an average of -$3.99 per ticket.

An average of 1,476 tickets have been claimed each day between Nov 24, 2022 and Dec 1, 2022. The largest prize claimed in that time period was $1,000.

The last grand prize of $500,000 was claimed on Mar 21, 2022. 370,060 tickets have been sold since the last grand prize was claimed. With 8 grand prizes in the game, it's expected that there will be 1 grand prize sold every 423,462 tickets.

Ticket Price:$20.00
Ticket Value:$16.01
Ticket Profit:-$3.99
Odds of Winning: 1 in 2.84
Number Tickets Printed:3,387,699
Number Tickets Remain:701,091
Percent Tickets Remain:20.70%
Initial Expected Value:75.70%
Expected Value:80.03%

Prizes

$500,000

Remaining:3
Claimed:5
Percent Remaining: 37.50%

$50,000

Remaining:2
Claimed:8
Percent Remaining: 20.00%

$10,000

Remaining:7
Claimed:23
Percent Remaining: 23.33%

$1,000

Remaining:203
Claimed:728
Percent Remaining: 21.80%

$500

Remaining:1,402
Claimed:5,503
Percent Remaining: 20.30%

$200

Remaining:5,362
Claimed:20,879
Percent Remaining: 20.43%

$100

Remaining:9,559
Claimed:37,553
Percent Remaining: 20.29%

$50

Remaining:67,087
Claimed:263,462
Percent Remaining: 20.30%

$20

Remaining:163,238
Claimed:617,828
Percent Remaining: 20.90%

$0

Remaining:454,228
Claimed:1,740,619
Percent Remaining: 20.70%