| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:23 AM
Mega Millions players in Maryland will see jackpots and their odds of winning increase under a new rollout of the popular multi-state game that will debut Tuesday.
According to lottery officials, changes to the Mega Millions game includes jackpots...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Maryland gambling control officials said Tuesday they're "concerned" about allegations in other states involving the company building Baltimore's casino, Caesars Entertainment Corp.
Caesars said Monday that one of its Las Vegas businesses is the subject...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:08 AM
A $1 million, second-tier Mega Millions ticket has been sold at a 7-Eleven in Clinton, said Maryland Lottery officials on Wednesday morning.
Maryland Lottery spokeswoman Carole Everett said that the winning ticket was a manual pick, meaning that the...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 11:53 AM
If you played the lottery this weekend, take a closer look at your ticket because you may have won big.
The Maryland Lottery is searching for three winners who purchased Powerball and Bonus Match 5 tickets for the Saturday drawing.
The $1 million...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 3:15 AM
More money has been rolling into casinos in Maryland, but changes would have to be made at the legislative level for a larger cut to go to schools.
Casinos brought in slightly more than $900 million in revenue since the first establishment, Hollywood...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:51 AM
The Powerball jackpot ballooned to $400 million after no one won the latest drawing on Saturday, the fourth time this year that lottery's jackpot has passed the $300 million mark.
Massive lottery jackpots have become more common in recent years. So...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Powerball players have a 1-in-175 million chance of winning the fifth largest lottery jackpot in history – a whopping $400 million – in the drawing Wednesday night.
Massive lottery jackpots have become more common in recent years, perhaps...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:09 PM
Penn National Gaming Inc. took another step Thursday toward being able to bid for a casino license in Prince George's County after Maryland gaming officials approved a corporate restructuring for the owner of Hollywood Casino Perryville.
| 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...
| 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,...