Raffle Of Md. Home Postponed; Ticket Sales Slow
MIDDLETOWN, Md. (AP) — Slow ticket sales have forced a group in Middletown to postpone a raffle drawing for a four-bedroom home valued at $475,000.
The Frederick News-Post reported Friday that the Middletown High School Sports Club has sold just over 3,000 tickets at $100 each. The group says it had to sell at least 6,000 to hold a drawing that had been scheduled for Thursday.
Club Vice President Keith Powell says the drawing will now be held in September.
He says this is a one-time extension.
Powell says the group had to either postpone the drawing or cancel the raffle and refund $99 to each contestant.
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