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Mega Millions Lottery

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  • Maryland's richest educators

    Maryland's richest educators
    Most of us will likely never know the names of the three Maryland educators who shared in the record-breaking Mega Millions jackpot. They have chosen to remain anonymous, which is their right under state law and probably a shrewd choice given the...
  • We're turning America into a giant casino

    We're turning America into a giant casino
    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...
  • Mega Millions jackpot rises to new high: $540 million

    Mega Millions jackpot rises to new high: $540 million
    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....
  • Mega Millions: Does a Baltimore psychic have the winning numbers?

    Mega Millions: Does a Baltimore psychic have the winning numbers?
    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...
  • At $540 million, a truly Mega jackpot

    At $540 million, a truly Mega jackpot
    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...
  • Thousands in Harford take the plunge on historic Mega Millions jackpot – now $640 million

    Thousands in Harford take the plunge on historic Mega Millions jackpot – now $640 million
    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....
  • Mirlande Wilson spared from suit as Mega Millions winner emerges

    Mirlande Wilson spared from suit as Mega Millions winner emerges
    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....
  • Unidentified Abingdon couple wins Powerball jackpot

    An Abingdon couple has stepped forward to claim the first Powerball Jackpot in Maryland, a state lottery spokesperson confirmed Tuesday. The lucky winners of the $107 million jackpot have not been publicly identified, however. The Sept. 7 drawing showed...
  • Elkton family business sold jackpot-winning Powerball ticket

    On Christmas morning, an unidentified man called the restaurant and liquor store Wesley's in Elkton and asked for the winning Powerball numbers. When a clerk read the numbers over the phone, the mystery caller said, "Looks like I am the winner." So far,...
  • Md. Lottery breaks sales record for fourteenth year

    The Maryland Lottery broke a sales record for the 14th consecutive year in fiscal 2011, generating $1.7 billion in sales, the agency said Monday. The lottery contributed $519 million to the state's general fund, an increase of $8.86 million over the...
  • Powerball winner is $336.4 million richer

    Someone in New England is — knowingly or not — $336.4 million richer. A person who purchased a ticket in Rhode Island for the multistate Powerball lottery won the jackpot Saturday but has not yet come forward to claim it, the Associated Press...
  • Illinois Lottery app stirs up controversy

    Illinois Lottery app stirs up controversy
    — When Illinois launched its first-in-the-nation lottery app in January, Matthew Ruder quickly signed up so he could jockey for jackpots with just a tap of the finger on his smartphone. "It's really easy to buy lottery tickets on the big draw...