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