| Mar 19, 2014
| 4:35 PM
A liquor store in La Plata will get $100,000 and Maryland will get more than $10.1 million in tax revenue, but as of Wednesday night the big winner — the person or persons holding a winning ticket in the $414 million Mega Millions lottery —...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Millions of dollars in winning Mega Millions tickets remain unclaimed while a $1 million ticket in Saturday's Powerball drawing was sold in Glen Burnie, a state Lottery spokeswoman said.
While no one matched all numbers needed to hit the Powerball, a...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 6:15 PM
An Abingdon man was charged with using a credit card issued to Stella Maris, his employer, to buy nearly $35,000 in lottery tickets, the Harford County Sheriff's Office reported.
Frank Michael Figinski, 47, of the 2100 block of Kyle Green Road, was...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:37 AM
The Hollywood Casino in Perryville, which caters to a clientele from the Philadelphia-Baltimore corridor, grossed more than $5.5 million in slots revenue in November, but slots revenue is down over the past two years.
Last month, Hollywood Casino, owned...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 3:38 PM
A Baltimore woman accused of leaving her 4-year-old daughter alone in a vehicle for 8 1/2 while she was inside Maryland Live casino has posted bail, according to court records.
Alicia D. Brown, 24, was arrested at the casino on New Year's Eve and charged...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 8:21 AM
A Powerball lottery ticket sold at a Rockville gas station won a $1 million prize in Saturday night's drawing, Maryland Lottery officials said Sunday.
The ticket was sold at North Potomac Sunoco at 10010 Darnestown Road, officials said.
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:05 AM
If you played the Mega Millions lottery at the Magothy Inn recently, double-check your ticket.
The Pasadena pub, located at 546 Center Street, sold a second-tier winning $1 million ticket.
Paul Paesch, owner of Magothy Inn, said Wednesday he had "no...
| Jan 10, 2014
Anne Arundel County public schools officials say 2,229 students submitted applications for the 1,530 available seats in magnet programs for the 2014-15 school year.
The number represents an 11 percent increase over the current school year...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 7:37 PM
Around the clock, teams watch surveillance footage from more than 1,000 cameras covering nearly every inch of the 2 million-square-foot Maryland Live casino, which includes restaurants, a music venue and a 5,000-space parking garage.
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:41 PM
If you had asked the Europeans a week ago, they could have told you a truckload of snow was headed for Baltimore on Thursday. The Canadians came around soon afterward. It took the Americans until just a few days ago to get a whiff of a winter storm.
| Feb 2, 2014
| 9:05 AM
A winning second-tier $1 million ticket for Saturday night's Powerball drawing was sold at the Maryland House on I-95 in Aberdeen, according to the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency.
Late last year, the lottery adjusted its rules, which...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Two companies that unsuccessfully bid to win a casino license in Prince George's County have agreed not to challenge the decision, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency said Tuesday.
In exchange, the state will give back millions of dollars...