| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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....