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Virginia Lottery coughs up $8 million after pulling winning numbers 6-6-6-6

Posted at 2:12 PM, Oct 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-05 14:13:00-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- The Virginia Lottery paid out $8,000,000 to winners after the winning numbers for Sunday night’s Pick 4 were 6-6-6-6.

"Each $1 play with those winning numbers in the October 4 night drawing is now worth $5,000," a Virginia Lottery spokesperson said. "Players wagered a total of $492,356 and won a total of $8,000,000 in Sunday night’s drawing."

It's just the third time 6-6-6-6 have been the winning Pick 4 numbers since the game started in 1991.

"Quadruple numbers tend to be very popular in the Pick 4 game and are, therefore, some of the most heavily wagered," the spokesperson wrote in an email.

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