| Mar 28, 2012
| 3:50 PM
What would you do with a half-billion dollars? The Twitterverse has some thoughts.
You better hope I don't win the Mega Million lottery. If I do, I'll have a lot more time to post. #MegaMillions #lol
500 mill jackpot for...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 9:47 AM
The air went out of Mirlande Wilson’s tale about a Mega Million’s jackpot ticket hidden at a Windsor Mill McDonald's Tuesday, when lottery officials announced that the actual winners have come forward – and produced the winning ticket....
| Mar 29, 2012
| 10:43 AM
Lottery officials Thursday raised the record-setting Mega Millions jackpot even higher — to $540 million.
"It's breaking the record that already broke records," said Carole Everett, communications director for the Maryland State Lottery....
| Mar 29, 2012
| 10:07 AM
With this week's Mega Millions pot holding a record-breaking $500 million prize, one could head to the closest quickie mart and leave the numbers up to the lottery machine gods.
Or.... one could attempt a bit of strategy.
And who better to predict such...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 9:20 AM
UPDATE: The Maryland Lottery announced shortly before noon Friday that the jackpot for the Mega Millions drawing Friday evening has climbed to $640 million (annuity value). The cash option on the $640 million jackpot is $462 million, which comes out $307....
| Mar 29, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Even a lottery official, a woman who spends her days dealing in hundreds, thousands and, yes, millions, was having a hard time Thursday getting her head around this monstrous number: $540 million.
"It's hard to even fathom this kind of money," said...
| 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,...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 7:29 PM
Political consultant Julius Henson plans to suggest in court this week that he is being prosecuted by the state's Democratic establishment only because he dared to work for Republicans, his attorney said Monday.
Henson is accused of election fraud...
| May 6, 2012
The thrill of potentially winning big bucks gets people to spend millions of dollars regularly on lottery tickets. Can this same concept excite Marylanders to become better savers?
We'll find out.
A new law that kicks in next month will allow banks...
| May 3, 2012
| 8:21 PM
If Brad Speierman offers to pick your numbers in the next Mega Millions drawing, you may want to listen to him. In August, the Hammond coach said that "as the season goes along, this team will get better and might surprise a few teams down the stretch."...
| 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...
| May 10, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Of the four unclaimed second-tier, $250,000 Mega Millions lottery tickets that were sold in Maryland, two were bought at different stores in Bel Air, the Maryland Lottery said Wednesday.
The tickets were bought at Redner's Warehouse Market at 2126 N....