| Mar 17, 2012
| 10:57 AM
The Mega Millions jackpot has risen to $241 million after no one won Friday night's drawing.
Carole Everett, director of communications for the Maryland State Lottery, said several people in California, New York in Texas won the second tier prize of...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:05 PM
Maryland Lottery officials want to be clear: The person who bought the winning Mega Millions ticket at a Baltimore County 7-Eleven has not come forward.
Double-check your ticket before tossing it in the trash, said state lottery Director Stephen Martino....
| Mar 21, 2012
| 5:37 AM
If you're looking to strike it rich, you still have a shot if you buy a ticket for the Mega Millions drawing Friday night.
No one matched all six numbers in Tuesday's drawing, so the jackpot for Friday climbed to $290 million, according to the Maryland...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 8:12 AM
Update: Mirlande Wilson told WRC-TV in Washington Thursday that she has lost her ticket.
If you've been following the bizarre story about the Baltimore woman who claims she may have won a piece of the Mega Millions record-breaking $656 million jackpot,...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 6:25 AM
Mirlande Wilson, who this week said she may have hit the record Mega Millions jackpot, told a Washington news station Thursday that she has lost the ticket.
WRC-TV is reporting that Wilson said, "I misplaced it. I cannot tell you where the ticket is...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 6:38 AM
The Baltimore Sun
If you buy a ticket for Tuesday's Mega Millions, you could (repeat: could) walk away with the $356 million jackpot.
No one won the top prize from Friday's drawing. The winning numbers were 6-17-19-20-21, with 20 as the mega ball....
| Apr 7, 2012
| 5:43 AM
A Mega Millions winner has come forward in Kansas to claim a $218.6 million share of the $656 million total winnings in the massive and massively-hyped lottery jackpot, according to Kansas Lottery officials.
The Kansas winner — who will remain...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 5:32 PM
The holder of the winning Mega Millions ticket purchased at a Baltimore County convenience store stepped forward Monday to claim the prize, officials said.
Maryland Lottery spokeswoman Carole Everett did not identify the winner, who will share the...
| Apr 11, 2012
Anyone who says you can get rich through gambling is a fool or a knave. Multiply the size of the prize by your chance of winning it and you'll always get a number far lower than what you put into the pot. The only sure winners are the organizers -- casino...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 6:28 PM
Despite a sluggish economy that has many consumers pinching pennies, Marylanders are still willing to pony up a buck for a chance to win big.
For the 15th consecutive year, the Maryland Lottery reported an increase in ticket sales, pumping more money...
| 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...