The $2.9 million prize total is more than 17 times this month’s daily average of $167,000 for the Daily 4 evening drawing prizes.
The winning number 1301 came up in Friday evening’s drawing for the Daily 4 game.
Eager winners already have claimed $1.4 million of the total $2.9 million in prizes.
The Daily 4 game offers players a variety of ways to place their wagers and provides the opportunity to win up to $5,000 for a $1 wager. The Daily 4 has two drawings each day, a midday drawing and an evening drawing. Midday Daily 4 tickets must be purchased before 12:39 p.m. and Daily 4 evening tickets have to be purchased before 7:08 p.m.