Loudoun County, Va. (WRIC) — A Loudoun County man has won the top prize in the Virginia Lottery’s Hot Millions Multiplier game. Bill Malsch, a mail carrier who lives in Purcellville, has won that $4 million top prize, according to a statement released by the Virginia Lottery.
Given the choice of $4 million over 30 years or a cash option of nearly $2.25 million before taxes, Malsch chose the cash option. Malsch, who is a mail carrier, said the winnings will go towards retirement and his children’s education. Lottery officials say a second winner of the $4 million prize has yet to come forward.
The odds of winning the top prize in this game are 1 in 1,305,600. The odds of winning any prize are 1 in 3.