| 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,...
| 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 18, 2013
| 7:39 AM
If you bought a lottery ticket for the Powerball drawing on Saturday in Dundalk or Taneytown, you might be $1 million richer.
The Maryland Lottery announced Monday that two second-tier Powerball tickets worth $1 million were bought in the state —...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 5:41 AM
The jackpot for the multistate Powerball lottery has grown to $325 million, after another drawing passed Wednesday night with no big winner.
The next numbers will be drawn Saturday night. The jackpot prize has a cash value of about $212.8 million, and...
| 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...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Nobody won Saturday's $325 million Powerball jackpot Saturday night, setting up a $425 million-plus jackpot for Wednesday night's drawing that has even casual lottery players ready to take the plunge.
"I only play when it gets big," Linthicum's Charlie...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 9:37 AM
The jackpot for the Powerball lottery soared on Wednesday to a record $550 million and could increase again by the time the winning numbers are drawn on Wednesday, a lottery official said.
The payout jumped nearly $200 million due to brisk ticket sales...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 9:26 AM
Ade George has already finished his Christmas shopping online, but while sitting on a bench at the Towson Town Center mall on Wednesday, Nov. 28, the Upper Marlboro resident and his friends were texting about a way to make it feel like Christmas every...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 7:03 AM
Saturday's Powerball jackpot has rolled up to $214 million after a $50 million Delaware winner in early October.
The last Maryland winner of the Powerball jackpot was a Cecil county couple who won $128.8 million on Christmas eve. That was the second-...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 7:42 AM
The Powerball jackpot reached an estimated $250 million, after no winner emerged from Saturday night's drawing.
The cash value is $166.8 million, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association. The game is played in 42 states, the District of Columbia...
| 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....