Orioles Scratch-off Prize Caught By Pennsylvania Couple

June 26th, 2014

The $60,000 win came days before their 30th anniversary

140-Orioles-ITVMA Pennsylvania man stopped at Village Liquors in Emmitsburg on Tuesday to pick up a few things, including the popular Orioles scratch-off. When his first ticket revealed a $10 prize, he decided to parlay his win for two more of the baseball-themed scratch-offs. A decision that earned him a $60,000 top prize win!

“I never turn my winnings back in for more tickets,” the man explained. “For some reason I decided to do that.”

The man was in his truck when he revealed the prize.

“He sat there for half an hour just staring at the ticket,” his wife teased. “When he got home he told me we needed to talk.”

Expecting bad news, his wife took a deep breath and waited for her husband to share his news. He pulled out the ticket and handed it to his wife. Together they looked at the scratch-off and confirmed their win.

While the drive was a little over an hour and a half from Fairfield, Pa., the couple didn’t mind the extra time together. “We had a few reasons for coming in today. Well I guess you could say we had 60,000 reasons to come in,” the woman laughed. “We just celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary last weekend so this came at a good time.”

The lucky couple is still trying to decide what to do with their winnings, but one thing is already set in stone. “We’re going to Ocean City for a vacation,” the woman said. “We love to eat at certain places and visit places like Assateague.”

The winning Orioles scratch-off was purchased at the Village Liquors located at 101 Silo Hill Rd. in Emmitsburg. There is one remaining top prize on the ticket and seven remaining $5,000 prizes.

Baltimore Man Feels Blessed by Lottery Scratch-off Win

June 26th, 2014

Cherry-Picks $10,000 winning Cherry Tripler ticket

Maryland Lottery scratch-offs are now the game of choice for a Baltimore man, who claimed the $10,000 top prize on a Cherry Tripler scratch-off. The long-time player of other Lottery games considers his luck as a scratch-off novice to be a blessing for his family.

Good fortune found the 54-year-old when he stopped at New Guilford Liquors at 2801 Guilford Avenue in Baltimore on his way to work. The beauty supply warehouse worker planned to buy a Mega Millions ticket that Friday but then saw the shop’s instant ticket selection.

“I hadn’t noticed Cherry Tripler before, so I figured it might be lucky to try something new,” he told Lottery officials.

Later that evening, the father of four grown children looked at his tickets starting with the $2 Cherry Tripler scratch-off. He found triple matches of moons and clovers on two of the eight games on the scratch-off and revealed the two prizes of $5,000 each. “I just started saying, ‘Thank you, thank you,’ ” the man said. He attributes his Maryland Lottery luck to help from above and considers the $10,000 prize a blessing.

“Even though they’re grown with lives of their own, I’m anxious to be able to help my children when they need me,” he said. “This will allow me to help.”

The Cherry Tripler scratch-off debuted in April. This $10,000 win is the first top-tier prize claimed in the game. Three more top prize winning tickets await lucky players.

Top 40 Scratch-offs – June 26, 2014

June 26th, 2014

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TOP 40 SCRATCH-OFFS: Thursday, June 26, 2014
RANK GAME % SOLD PREVIOUS RANK
1 5x Cash Club 30% 2
2 Show Me the Money 12% 1
3 Orioles 56% 3
4 Sparkling 7s 46% 4
5 Lucky Millionaire 27% 6
6 Deluxe Cash Crossword 16% 5
7 Twisted Bingo 7% 7
8 10x Cash 78% 8
9 Red Hot Riches 50% 11
10 Hit the Jackpot 59% 10
11 Metal Money Mania 48% 12
12 Great Big Bingo 92% 9
13 Club Casino 61% 13
14 Biggest Taxes Paid Ever 60% 15
15 Super Slots 69% 18
16 Big Cash Multiplier 58% 20
17 Money Vault 15% 14
18 $100,000 Richer 61% 19
19 Super 7s 25% 17
20 Double Take 91% 21
21 Winner’s Luck 93% 23
22 Star-Spangled Cash 7% 25
23 Cherry Tripler 19% 16
24 Bonus Crossword 3% 26
25 Double Dollar Fortune 66% 24
26 Money Multiplier 92% 27
27 Monopoly 98% 22
28 I Heart Crossword 66% 30
29 Get Rich 84% 29
30 Funky 5s 68% 31
31 Rainbow Blackout Bingo 40% 34
32 $20 Grand Fortune 34% 28
33 Blast of Cash 53% 32
34 Roll ‘Em 65% 33
35 Lucky 7s Game Book 87% 36
36 Spades 65% 37
37 Top Secret Cash 97% 35
38 Hearts are Wild Tripler 61% 38
39 Cash Is King 71% 41
40 Double Dice 94% 42

Powerball Detailed Results – 06/25/14

June 26th, 2014

 

Powerball Detailed Results
Wednesday, June 25
10-20-25-50-53-35-x4
Match
Match PB Winners Prize
Amounts
Number of
Winners in MD
Power Play
Winners In MD
5 1 0 Jackpot 0 0
5 0 2 $1,000,000 0 0
4 1 22 $10,000 0 0
4 0 566 $100 13 1
3 1 909 $100 22 0
3 0 30,565 $7 938 123
2 1 15,334 $7 453 47
1 1 95,685 $4 2,769 360
0 1 192,047 $4 5,661 657
TOTAL 335,130 9,856 1,188
Jackpot Winner NO
Jackpot Amount
Cash Option
Next Drawing Sat. 06/28/2014
Jackpot Amount $80,000,000
Cash Option $46,700,000

Lottery Win Leaves Dental Patient All Smiles

June 25th, 2014

Claims $10,000 top prize on 10X Cash scratch-off

10x CashA fearful dental patient who sometimes cringes at the thought of an office visit decided to treat herself to a Maryland Lottery scratch-off on the way to her appointment.

Her stop at the Royal Farms #052 at 2410 East Joppa Road in Baltimore erased all of her appointment jitters. In fact, the Parkville woman smiled from ear to ear in the dentist chair after winning $10,000 on a 10x Cash scratch-off.

“When I realized I had won, I just wanted to hurry and get here (Lottery headquarters) so I didn’t pay the dental checkup any mind,” said the 50-year-old woman. “You would not believe it, but my lips are still numb. That’s how quickly I rushed over.”

The lucky player plans to treat her family to a meal at Mo’s restaurant, take a trip to Ocean City in September and pay bills with her winnings. The $10 game, which had over 100,000 prizes between $50 and $500 when it launched last year, still has 17 top prizes of $10,000 awaiting discovery at retailers’ stores.

Winner Wednesday Wrapup

June 25th, 2014

Winners Celebrate at 2 Go Convenience & Deli

We had such a great crowd at 2 Go Convenience & Deli in Savage during our June 18th Winner Wednesday event. Thank you to all the players who came out to enjoy the afternoon with us. Take a look on our Facebook page and help us congratulate our lucky winners! Want to be a part of our next Winner Wednesday event? Visit our event calendar at, www.mdlottery.com/events. Watch for event reminders at facebook.com/mdlottery and twitter.com/mdlottery. Don’t forget… #peoplewin

Mega Millions Detailed Results – 06/24/14

June 25th, 2014
Mega Millions Detailed Results
Tuesday, June 24
13-17-24-47-65-10
Megaplier x4
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 1 $1,000,000 0 0
4 1 17 $5,000 1 0
4 0 275 $500 16 1
3 1 1,397 $50 51 2
2 1 20,168 $5 657 49
3 0 32,982 $5 1,121 108
1 1 265,149 $2 9,232 815
0 1 681,907 $1 24,318 2,119
TOTAL 1,001,896 35,396 3,094
Jackpot Winner  NO
Jackpot Amount
Cash Option
Next Drawing Fri. 06/27/14
Jackpot Amount $33,000,000
Cash Option $19,000,000

Detailed Multi-Match Results – 06/23/2014

June 23rd, 2014
Multi-Match Detailed Results
Monday, June 23, 2014
01-07-19-28-35-40
5 of 6 ($1,000) 9
4 of 6 ($20) 578
3 of 6 ($2) 9,205
Number of Winners Matching on Multiple Lines
10+ of 18 ($2,000) 1
9 of 18 ($500) 7
8 of 18 ($100) 64
7 of 18 ($20) 441
6 of 18 ($7) 2,087
5 of 18 ($2) 7,095
Jackpot Winner no
Amount Won n/a
Cash Option n/a
Next Drawing Thursday, 06/26/2014
Jackpot Amount $625,000
Cash Option $375,000

Maryland Lottery Players Can Now Redeem All Terminal Tickets for Prizes

June 23rd, 2014
MLR_Terminal_post

Winning and Non-Winning Terminal Tickets Eligible for My Lottery Rewards Program

Don’t throw away those tickets Maryland Lottery players! We’re happy to announce that in addition to non-winning scratch-offs, players can now enter ALL Maryland Lottery terminal tickets into My Lottery Rewards to earn points for prizes. That’s right, winning AND non-winning terminal tickets are eligible for My Lottery Rewards! Terminal tickets include:

Pick 3
Pick 4
Bonus Match 5
5 Card Cash
Multi-Match
Mega Millions
Powerball
Keno
Racetrax

You can enter to win exclusive prizes only available through My Lottery Rewards like the Kitchen Appliance Package, second-chance Orioles scratch-off prizes and more. Start entering your terminal tickets today at mdlottery.com/rewards! Not a My Lottery Rewards member? No worries! Learn about the free rewards program and sign up here.

Landscaper Seeing Green with $100,000 Maryland Lottery Win

June 23rd, 2014

Great Big Bingo scratch-off brings Lottery luck to Worchester County Woman

Great Big BingoLandscaper Teresa Senft from the small Eastern Shore town of Newark is seeing lots of green these days, but not just the leafy kind found in the form of perennials and annuals. The happy Maryland Lottery scratch-off player just won $100,000!

Teresa and her friends made the long drive to Lottery headquarters in Baltimore to claim the final $100,000 top prize available on the Lottery’s popular Great Big Bingo instant game. She found her Lottery luck at the 7-Eleven at 2611 Philadelphia Avenue in Ocean City.

“I was just shocked when we scratched the ticket, absolutely couldn’t speak,” the 44-year-old told Lottery officials. The first to break the silence was Teresa’s close friend Mike.

“He looked at me,” she told us, “smiled wide and shouted, ‘Right On!’ ” The pair reports that they’ve enjoyed a “very cool week” knowing that the prize will resolve many of their immediate financial concerns.

“We have some breathing room now,” Teresa confided, adding that it is “a huge relief.”

Teresa and Mike’s family and friends will first feel the impact of her winnings. “There are some people around us that have had real rough times recently,” said the Worcester County woman. “It’ll be good to be able to help them.” A new car is also in Teresa’s future.

While Great Big Bingo’s last $100,000 prize is spoken for, the $5 game still sports a $10,000 prize, four $5,000 prizes and eight $1,000 prizes. Players enjoy six cards of fun per instant ticket and can enter non-winning tickets in the My Lottery Rewards player loyalty program.



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