| 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 17, 2013
| 11:19 AM
The ever-growing Mega Millions lottery jackpot stands at the second-largest in U.S. history ahead of Tuesday night's drawing amid a flurry of last-minute ticket sales.
Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot has increased to $636 million, Maryland Lottery...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 5:16 PM
If there is no winner in Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing, the pot will stand at nearly $1 billion — head and shoulders above the existing U.S. record lottery jackpot of $656 million.
Tuesday's massive Mega Millions jackpot — just $20...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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.