| Dec 23, 2013
| 8:52 AM
Maryland's Video Lottery Facility Location commission faced a much harder decision in awarding a license to a Prince George's County casino than it had for any of the licenses before. This was the first time that the commissioners had a choice between...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:45 PM
When Sukhwinder Singh got the call at 6 a.m. Wednesday that his Dash In convenience store in Severn had sold a winning $189 million Mega Millions jackpot ticket, his reaction was understandable.
"I thought it was somebody joking with me," said the...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Poker tables opened Friday at Rocky Gap Casino Resort near Cumberland in Western Maryland, state lottery officials said.
Stephen Martino, director of the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency, signed an operations license for poker Friday after a...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Legalize a drug with virtually no beneficial effect which, when used as intended, causes feelings of extreme paranoia, hostility, anxiety and panic attacks? A "gateway" drug which will almost inevitably lead to an unquenchable craving in some for an...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Less than a week after the Baltimore-based Children's Guild started construction on a new school in Anne Arundel County scheduled to open in August, the nonprofit received formal approval from the county Board of Education to move forward with plans for...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 9:59 AM
The winner of last week's $189 million Mega Millions jackpot hid the winning ticket in an unplugged lamp for more than a week before claiming the prize, lottery officials said Friday.
The man, who lives in Anne Arundel County but is remaining anonymous,...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Some people's lives changed drastically Tuesday night.
There was no immediate word about who won, but one winning ticket was bought at Jennifer's Gift Shop on Tully Road in San Jose, Calif., according to Alex Traverso, a California lottery official. A...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:43 PM
The three firms vying for a license to operate a casino in Prince George's County passed rigorous background checks, state regulators announced Thursday.
The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission said it found that the companies were...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 5:28 AM
Those hoping for an instant fortune have another chance at lottery glory after Friday's massive Mega Millions drawing turned out no big winner.
Lottery players now stand to win $550 million, with a cash option of $229 million. Officials announced an...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Members of a state casino site selection commission reviewed final details Thursday of three competing proposals for a casino in Prince George's County — including one that sweetened its offer since the commission met last week.
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:33 AM
The Mega Millions lottery jackpot swelled to $400 million after no one won Tuesday night's drawing, the second largest pot in its history.
The estimated jackpot is also the fifth largest in U.S. lottery history. No one has won the Mega Millions...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 5:16 AM
Continuing a trend in recent years of massive jackpots, the Mega Millions lottery has reached $344 million after no one won Friday night's drawings.
Four times this year, the Powerball jackpot has passed the $300 million mark. Mega Millions has not...