Big prizes were won here in October!

Check out the interactive maps below to see more information on prizes claimed in October 2021 around Virginia.


See our latest Virginia Lottery winners from October

The holiday season is here! To spread some holiday cheer, let’s look at winners from October. These maps show all Lottery prizes over $1,000 that were claimed in October.

October 2021 Winners

In October, we had over 1,600 retail players win $1,000 or more, which totaled over $11 million in prize winnings. Over 600 online-game players won $1,000 or more, which totaled over $3 million in prize winnings!

Joseph Humphries Sr. of Virginia Beach won $250,000 after taxes playing Bank a Million. Mr. Humphries and his wife bought tickets for the September 8 Bank a Million drawing, and one of the plays was a top-prize winner!

“We’re just so happy!” the couple told Lottery officials. Mr. Humphries wagered $0.50, so the final prize was $352,112, which is $250,000 after taxes.

William Newell of Alexandria usually stops by a nearby store to pick up his Pick 4 tickets. However, he recently decided to try playing online and bought his Pick 4 tickets from home at

Mr. Newell won $100,000. He bought 20 plays all with the same four-digit combination for the same drawing. Those four digits were drawn on October 23, and each of those 20 plays was a $5,000 winner.

“It feels good, no doubt about it!” he told Virginia Lottery officials.

Interested in seeing more winners and prizes claimed from October? Just view the map below, or visit our interactive map of retail winners.

october retail winners map

Check out our interactive map of online-game winners from October too.

october online winners map

Last Modified 12/3/21