| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:38 AM
The residents and redevelopers of East Baltimore agree that the $42 million school taking shape on 7 acres along Ashland Avenue symbolizes hope for the community.
But they disagree about which children should be able to attend the much-heralded new...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:25 AM
As lottery promoters will tell you, you have to play to win. But when it comes to playing with other people's money, experts have another saying to keep in mind: Trust but verify.
After a rash of high-profile lawsuits alleging lottery-ticket fraud among...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 3:42 PM
The Orioles have picked up an extra top pick for next year’s amateur draft thanks to the second year of the competitive balance lottery.
As part of the most recent collective bargaining agreement, the 10 clubs with the lowest revenues and the 10...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:54 AM
One lucky Powerball player in Maryland is among those raking in the cash after Wednesday night's $448 million jackpot drawing, according to Maryland Lottery officials.
His or her second-tier take is a cool $1 million, officials said.
The ticket was...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:37 PM
Maryland's lottery and casino industries generated $929.74 million for the state during the last fiscal year, the regulatory body that monitors both announced Wednesday.
Traditional lottery sales decreased 2.2 percent, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:42 AM
Beyonce has chosen to go with a new pixie cut, a Russian man has sued a bank after they refuesed to honor the (modified) contract they signed, and the email provider previously used by former Marylander Edward Snowden has shut down under what appears to...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:48 AM
The 76ers have raided the Spurs' coaching pool, Grey's Anatomy is still on, and Wall Street moguls are doing their best to bully both Apple and BitCoin. Welcome to your trends report for Wednesday, August 14, 2013.
| Aug 19, 2013
| 5:12 AM
Two winning Maryland Lottery tickets, each with a $250,000 prize, were drawn locally on Friday evening, lottery officials said Monday.
Lottery spokeswoman Erica L. Palmisano said the winning tickets were part of the second-tier Mega Millions contest....
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:11 PM
The office of the Maryland Attorney General said Tuesday a former Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency employee pleaded guilty to theft after allegedly stealing thousands of lottery tickets and cashing in winners for $67,000.
Mark Barron Hantske,...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 5:09 PM
In Carroll County, betting on billiards is illegal — unless the game is held in a senior center on a day other than Sunday and the prize is capped at $5.
Those rules are part of the hodgepodge of regulations enshrined in Title 13 of Maryland's...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 9:30 AM
The owner of a $1 million winning Powerball ticket purchased in Westminster has come forward to claim her prize, but she doesn't expect the money to lead to significant changes in her family's life, according to the Maryland Lottery.
Described as "a...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 11:47 AM
After a few months without a massive jackpot, the national Powerball drawing is again gaining steam, raising its prize to $300 million ahead of Saturday's drawing.
Maryland is one of 43 states, along with Washington and the Virgin Islands, that...