Lottery Seeks $100,000 Bonus Match 5 Winner

April 21st, 2014

Top Tier Ticket with Doubler, All Taxes Paid Sold in Leonardtown

Attention Bonus Match 5 players! If you bought a ticket for the Sunday, April 20 drawing at a Leonardtown retailer, check your numbers. You might hold the Maryland Lottery’s first $100,000 winning ticket in its Bonus Match 5 Doubler and All Taxes Paid promotion.

The winning ticket, which has the word “Doubler” printed at the top, matches the five numbers of 2-10-11-18-25. The drawing’s Bonus Ball was 39. The Lottery has two Bonus Match 5 promotions underway through May 4 that award Doublers at random to double prizes on winning tickets and that also pay all federal and state taxes on $50,000 and $100,000 prizes.

Our lucky winner bought the ticket at Centre Liquors at 40955 Merchants Lane in Leonardtown. The winner has 182 days to claim the prize and must come in person to Lottery headquarters at 1800 Washington Blvd. in Baltimore.

Bonus Match 5 drawings take place seven days a week. Players select five numbers ranging from one to 39. The Bonus Ball, which is drawn from the remaining 34 numbers, provides an extra chance to win. Your ticket is a winner if you match five, four or three of the original five winning numbers selected in the drawing. If you match the Bonus Ball number, you only need to match four, three or two of your original numbers to win!

Lottery Expands Bet Options in Racetrax Game

April 21st, 2014

Adds Superfecta Bets, Exacta Box & Wheel Options

The Maryland Lottery is betting Racetrax fans and novice players will cheer the changes coming to the game on Monday, April 21, to give players more betting options and a play experience more like that at an actual racetrack.

This computer-animated Lottery game offers 3-D graphic animations complete with the sound of snorting horses, the call to the post and the thunder of hooves as the horses race around the track. Each race has 12 horses and lasts up to one minute, with up to five minutes between races.

“Our Racetrax players asked for these changes and we are happy to give them an improved experience,” said Mike Hofferbert, Lottery director of product development. The Lottery began offering Racetrax in 2006.

The latest game changes are extensive and add six bet types: Exacta, Exacta Box, Exacta Wheel, Superfecta, Superfecta Box and Superfecta Wheel. It also cuts the cost of bets for two Trifecta options to 50 cents for the Trifecta Box option and a Trifecta Wheel bet option.

Confused about the bet types? Player information sheets are available at Lottery retailers and will be available online to explain the different type of bets, how to play the game and the cost of each type of bets. Players can still pick their own horses or let the terminal quick pick the numbers.

The revised game will offer more realistic images of horses, riders and the track. When horses cross the finish line in the revised game, players will see the images of the top four, rather than the top three horses freeze as they cross the line. Improved statistical screens and detailed payout information round out the changes. The bonus wheel will still spin before each race to give players who add the Racetrax Bonus option a chance to multiply their winnings by the number shown.

Powerball Detailed Results – 04/19/14

April 20th, 2014
Powerball Detailed Results
Saturday, April 19
05-06-29-35-51-21x5
Match
Match PB Winners Prize
Amounts
Number of
Winners in MD
Power Play
Winners In MD
5 1 0 Jackpot 0 0
5 0 0 $1,000,000 0 0
4 1 23 $10,000 0 0
4 0 788 $100 14 3
3 1 1,189 $100 33 3
3 0 42,019 $7 1,136 117
2 1 21,916 $7 600 60
1 1 142,784 $4 3,885 435
0 1 276,451 $4 7,556 829
TOTAL 485,170 13,224 1,447
Jackpot Winner NO
Jackpot Amount
Cash Option
Next Drawing Wed. 04/23/14
Jackpot Amount $150,000,000
Cash Option $87,600,000

Mega Millions Detailed Results – 04/18/14

April 19th, 2014
Mega Millions Detailed Results
Friday, April 18
18-25-38-45-63-09
Megaplier x2
Match
Match Mega Ball Total Winners Prize Amount Number of Winners in MD Total Number of Megaplier Winners In MD
5 1 0 Jackpot 0 0
5 0 0 $1,000,000 0 0
4 1 18 $5,000 0 0
4 0 363 $500 13 0
3 1 1,549 $50 56 3
2 1 21,318 $5 804 57
3 0 37,463 $5 1,405 101
1 1 308,621 $2 11,381 885
0 1 818,289 $1 30,175 2,421
TOTAL 1,187,621 43,834 3,467
Jackpot Winner  NO
Jackpot Amount
Cash Option
Next Drawing Tues. 04/22/14
Jackpot Amount $48,000,000
Cash Option $27,000,000

Detailed Multi Match Results – 4/17/2014

April 17th, 2014
Multi-Match Detailed Results
Thursday, April 17, 2014
11-17-21-25-33-39
5 of 6 ($1,000)  14
4 of 6 ($20) 616
3 of 6 ($2) 9,356
Number of Winners Matching on Multiple Lines
10+ of 18 ($2,000) 1
9 of 18 ($500) 11
8 of 18 ($100) 73
7 of 18 ($20) 472
6 of 18 ($7) 2,084
5 of 18 ($2) 7,481
Jackpot Winner no
Amount Won n/a
Cash Option n/a
Next Drawing Monday, 4/21/2014
Jackpot Amount $525,000
Cash Option $275,000

Carroll County Couple ‘Hit the Jackpot’

April 17th, 2014
Allen & Marcia Heyman - Hit the Jackpot_web

Win $10,000 Playing Scratch-off

Allen and Marcia Heyman of Sykesville have always enjoyed playing scratch-offs but never had a reason to come into Maryland Lottery headquarters. That changed one day, three weeks ago, when Marcia purchased the $20 Hit the Jackpot scratch-off with some money she found in her pocket. Her unplanned purchase revealed a $10,000 prize.

“I started scratching off the ticket and saw $5,000,” she explained.

Marcia quickly showed her husband, who also enjoys scratch-offs, and then finished checking the ticket. Low and behold, there was another $5,000 prize on the ticket, bringing their total winnings to $10,000.

When asked if they have won a prize this large before, Allan proudly said, “We’ve won $1,000 three times before and $500 a couple of times.”

The couple held on to the ticket for over three weeks before bringing it into Lottery headquarters in Baltimore to claim. After signing the back of the ticket, Allen kept it in their bedroom for safekeeping.

“This was the first day I had off,” Marcia said. “We’re off tomorrow as well, so we thought we’d make it a long weekend.”

To celebrate finally claiming their prize, the couple planned to visit The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore with their niece, who had accompanied them. The Heymans will use the money from their big win to pay off Marcia’s car.

Marcia purchased their “jackpot” winner at Martins #307 located at 1320 Londontown Boulevard in Eldersburg. There are two $1 million, three $50,000 and 12 $10,000 prizes remaining on the ticket.

Top 40 Scratch-offs – April 17, 2014

April 17th, 2014

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TOP 40 SCRATCH-OFFS: Thursday, April 17, 2014
RANK GAME % SOLD PREVIOUS RANK
1 Monopoly 68% 1
2 Orioles 12% 2
3 Sparkling 7s 11% 3
4 Lucky Millionaire 11% 6
5 Great Big Bingo 74% 5
6 Red Hot Riches 26% 4
7 10x Cash 55% 7
8 Metal Money Mania 29% 8
9 Club Casino 42% 9
10 Biggest Taxes Paid Ever 43% 10
11 Super Slots 53% 12
12 Hit the Jackpot 48% 11
13 I Heart Crossword 28% 17
14 Double Take 77% 13
15 Big Cash Multiplier 45% 14
16 Blast of Cash 18% 28
17 $100,000 Richer 49% 15
18 Winner’s Luck 81% 16
19 Double Dollar Fortune 60% 19
20 $20 Grand Fortune 5% 36
21 Funky 5s 60% 20
22 Sweethearts 49% 18
23 Rainbow Blackout Bingo 31% 24
24 Roll ‘Em 34% 21
25 Spades 44% 22
26 Money Multiplier 87% 25
27 Green Streak 96% 26
28 Get Rich 79% 27
29 Lucky 7s Game Book 84% 29
30 Top Secret Cash 90% 30
31 Hearts are Wild Tripler 46% 23
32 Rack up the Cash 52% 31
33 Cash is King 48% 32
34 Money Bag Bonus 43% 34
35 Double Dice 88% 35
36 24 Karat Cash 54% 37
37 King Size Bingo 99% 33
38 Prize Line Bingo 91% 38
39 Money Talks 93% 39
40 Nifty $50s 69% 41

Virginia Man Wins $50,000 Powerball Prize at Maryland Casino

April 17th, 2014
Rickie Beavers - Powerball_webRickie Beavers of Arlington, Va. enjoyed time gambling at Maryland Live! Casino and, before leaving, bought a $15 Powerball ticket with the Power Play option. He wound up winning $50,000!

Purchased Power Play Option for $5, Quintupling His Win

Rickie Beavers of Arlington, Va. has always enjoyed frequenting area casinos, but never in his wildest dreams did he think he would walk out of the doors with a $50,000 Powerball win.

When Rickie and his wife of six years were on their way out of Maryland Live! Casino, he stopped to buy a $15 Powerball ticket for the road. The Virginia resident used Quick Pick to select five lines of numbers with the Power Play option.

“We’ll take $200 and head to the penny slots,” Rickie said. “We stay away from some of the other games, but we really enjoy penny slots. We’re sure to only gamble what we can afford.”

The 56-year-old told Lottery officials that he always makes sure he has a little money left to buy a Powerball ticket. “I had $20 left that day so I bought a $15 ticket,” he explained.

The next day, when Rickie had the chance to check his Powerball ticket on his phone, he noticed that he had matched four numbers and the PowerBall. The extra $1 he spent on the Power Play option certainly paid off – it quintupled his winnings from $10,000 to $50,000!

He showed his wife the winning ticket and the couple celebrated before stashing the ticket somewhere safe. “I actually had to come to Lottery headquarters three times to claim,” he said, laughing. “I forgot my Social Security card the first time.”

The lucky Virginian is looking forward to using the winnings for a big trip. Rickie has already started planning a vacation with his wife to St. Lucia.

Rickie found his luckiest win to date at the Maryland Live! Casino located at 7002 Arundel Mills in Hanover.

Powerball Detailed Results – 04/16/14

April 17th, 2014
Powerball Detailed Results
Wednesday, April 16
34-39-42-44-59-08x3
Match
Match PB Winners Prize
Amounts
Number of
Winners in MD
Power Play
Winners In MD
5 1 0 Jackpot 0
5 0 2 $1,000,000 0 0
4 1 15 $10,000 0 0
4 0 631 $100 30 2
3 1 977 $100 30 5
3 0 33,375 $7 912 95
2 1 18,003 $7 492 51
1 1 120,409 $4 3,228 374
0 1 273,138 $4 7,615 939
TOTAL 446,950 12,307 1,466
Jackpot Winner NO
Jackpot Amount
Cash Option
Next Drawing Sat. 04/19/14
Jackpot Amount $128,000,000
Cash Option $74,900,000

Retired Banker Buys Winning Multi-Match Ticket

April 16th, 2014

Baltimore County Woman Takes Cash Option on $775,000 Jackpot

A retired banker has a substantial deposit to make because she followed through on a whim to buy a Maryland Lottery Multi-Match ticket.

The impulse to play a Lottery game hit while the Baltimore County resident was going for a walk around a neighborhood track. Deciding to act on the thought, the loyal Lottery player headed to a Lottery retailer in Randallstown. She entered and quickly felt drawn to the Multi-Match game, so she bought a ticket for the April 14 drawing. Guess who hit the $775,000 jackpot! Our happy winner took the cash option of $525,000 on the top-tier prize win.

“This is a blessing,” she said, explaining that she cares for her ailing husband. “It’s amazing to be able to have money to do what you’d like to do for loved ones.”

Typically, she plays Lottery games on Fridays. The Pikesville resident usually buys two Mega Millions tickets, two Powerball tickets and two Bonus Match 5 tickets. She also enjoys playing scratch-offs, particularly Sweethearts and other $2 and $3 instant tickets. She rarely plays Multi-Match, however!

When she checked her ticket, the lucky lady saw that it matched the winning numbers. The 62-year-old remained cautious. She verified her win online at mdlottery.com and then began dancing around the room! After a quick song and dance, she immediately signed her ticket and placed it in her wallet.

Our winner shared news of her good fortune with her husband of more than 40 years but not her sons. They each will receive a monetary gift but not news of the win!

She found her Lottery luck at Pimlico Check Cashing located at 3538 Brenbrook Drive in Randallstown.



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