| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 12:23 PM
While Marylanders are consumed with the debate over whether to allow a sixth casino and table games like poker and blackjack, the state is quietly moving ahead with an idea that could make gambling much more pervasive: Internet lottery sales. And in...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Check your tickets — $250,000 might be hiding in your wallet, or on your dresser ... or in that coat you haven't worn since March.
A winning Maryland Lottery ticket worth $250,000, purchased at a convenience store in Timonium, remains unclaimed,...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Nicholas Ruth's lottery ticket held the winning numbers for a Mega Millions second-tier prize — $250,000 — and he didn't even know it.
The Towson resident bought a ticket was at 7-Eleven, on Loch Raven Boulevard, and didn't check his...
| Sep 27, 2012
Nick Ruth is $250,000 richer, thanks to a winning Mega Millions ticket. But this 19-year-old Towson resident is not thinking about a BMW or a Harley or even a trip to the Bahamas.
"I have no major plans besides donating," he said.
Nicholas David Ruth...
| 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,...
| May 19, 2013
| 6:46 AM
The world is waiting Sunday to find out who bought the Powerball jackpot winning ticket at a Publix supermarket in Zephyrhills, Fla. Nobody had come forward by mid-morning.
It could take a few days before anybody claims the prize, but it's best to be...
| 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...