| 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...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 8:34 PM
No one has won the Powerball jackpot since February so there is a roll over jackpot of $320 million up for grabs.
The unofficial winning numbers drawn Saturday night were 17, 29, 31, 52 and 53. The Powerball was 31. Drawing results are pending....
| May 21, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Maryland Lottery officials say they've mostly fixed a computer glitch that prevented players from cashing their winning tickets over the weekend -- including thousands who won minor prizes in Saturday's Powerball drawing.
"There was a little issue...
| May 21, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Maryland has become the third state to offer a voluntary system to restrict the ability to play the lottery, officials announced Tuesday.
The program is an expansion of the casino exclusion program launched in 2011, several months after Maryland's...
| May 17, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Strong Powerball ticket sales since a Wednesday night drawing with no big winner have further padded an already large jackpot, lottery officials said Thursday afternoon.
It now stands at $600 million, with the cash option moving up to $376.9 million,...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 7:42 AM
Maryland sold one of the winning tickets for last night’s record-breaking $640 million Mega Millions jackpot, lottery officials said.
The lucky ticket was purchased around 7:15 p.m. Friday at a 7-Eleven in Baltimore County in the 8000 block of...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 6:05 AM
The nation watched as winning numbers for the record-setting Mega Millions jackpot were revealed Friday night, and then waited all day Saturday to learn the identity of a lucky Baltimore County shopper who would split the $656 million.
His or her...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 8:31 AM
The great mystery of Maryland's Mega Millions winner remained unsolved Monday morning.
Lottery officials said the winner had yet to come forward, but they have been "inundated" by rumors about the unknown winner. They countered claims in some...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 6:36 PM
If the three Maryland public school educators want to hold onto a sense of normalcy after Tuesday's announcement that they are splitting a share of the record-breaking Mega Millions jackpot, experts say they should stay tight-lipped.
For now, "The...
| 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....
| 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....
| Aug 30, 2012
| 11:21 AM
You stumble upon some extra money lying around the house — some spare change behind the sofa cushions or the equivalent. You might be pleased with your unexpected good (albeit only modestly so) fortune, but you probably wouldn't be looking to...