| 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...
| 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 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 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 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 5, 2013
| 5:08 AM
The Powerball jackpot has swelled to $400 million after no one won the latest drawing Saturday.
Just a few days ago, the jackpot was an estimated $300 million. No one has hit a winning number in the Powerball lottery since June 23, when a ticket holder...
| 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...
| 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...