| 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...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 1:52 PM
A group of 14 McDonald's employees from the Baltimore area are still convinced they were winners in the massive $656 million Mega Millions jackpot drawing earlier this year — despite being told otherwise by lottery officials — and are claiming...
| 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....
| Nov 22, 2012
| 5:41 AM
The jackpot for the multistate Powerball lottery has grown to $325 million, after another drawing passed Wednesday night with no big winner.
The next numbers will be drawn Saturday night. The jackpot prize has a cash value of about $212.8 million, and...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Nobody won Saturday's $325 million Powerball jackpot Saturday night, setting up a $425 million-plus jackpot for Wednesday night's drawing that has even casual lottery players ready to take the plunge.
"I only play when it gets big," Linthicum's Charlie...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 9:37 AM
The jackpot for the Powerball lottery soared on Wednesday to a record $550 million and could increase again by the time the winning numbers are drawn on Wednesday, a lottery official said.
The payout jumped nearly $200 million due to brisk ticket sales...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 9:26 AM
Ade George has already finished his Christmas shopping online, but while sitting on a bench at the Towson Town Center mall on Wednesday, Nov. 28, the Upper Marlboro resident and his friends were texting about a way to make it feel like Christmas every...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 7:03 AM
Saturday's Powerball jackpot has rolled up to $214 million after a $50 million Delaware winner in early October.
The last Maryland winner of the Powerball jackpot was a Cecil county couple who won $128.8 million on Christmas eve. That was the second-...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 6:04 AM
The single winning ticket in Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing — for a jackpot of $26 million — was purchased at a gas station in Mount Airy, according to lottery officials.
The top tier ticket was bought at the Mount Airy Shell...
| May 19, 2013
| 10:25 AM
A single winning ticket for a record Powerball lottery jackpot worth $590.5 million was sold in Florida, organizers said late Saturday, but there was no word about who won.
The winning numbers from Saturday night's drawing were: 10, 13, 14, 22 and 52,...