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Towson yet to catch lottery bug for tonight's $449M drawing

Towson yet to catch lottery bug for tonight's $449M drawing

With tonight's Mega Millions lottery drawing at $449 million, Towson retailers are still waiting for the rush of people trying their luck.

Tonight's drawing is the third biggest jackpot in the history of the Mega Millions game. The drawing is one of two big jackpots this week, with the second being the $257 million Powerball drawing on Wednesday.

Mahmoud Radwan, manager of the Shell gas station on York Road for the past seven years, said he expects more people to buy tickets closer to 4 p.m. after work. In the past, he said big lottery drawings brought people lining up around the store for their chance.

"We've had no big winners yet," Radwan said. "Once...

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