Quadruple Nines Drawn in Mid-Day BIG 4 on June 29

Jun 30, 2014, 11:11 ET from Pennsylvania Lottery

MIDDLETOWN, Pa., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Lottery's mid-day BIG 4 drawing winning numbers were 9-9-9-9 on Sunday, June 29, resulting in a total payout of $2,757,500 to 1,103 winners.

This marked the first time that quadruple nines have been drawn in the Pennsylvania Lottery's BIG 4 game. Overall, so-called quads, or four identical numbers, have been drawn a total of 15 times for BIG 4 – nine times in the evening drawings and six times in the mid-day drawings.

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