For 50 years, it’s been fun and games around here. Thanks for playing!

On May 15, 1973, the first player bought the first Maryland Lottery ticket. Since then, millions more people have played and more than $31.5 billion has been won. It’s been a half-century of huge fun.

We’re celebrating with exciting prizes and promotions!

Gold Multiplier Scratch-Offs

Instant Lottery Scratch-Off

Now Available

50 Years! Scratch-Off

50th Anniversary Cash Bash

Home Run Riches Contestant of the Game

Frogger Scratch-Off

Now Available

Maryland Riches Scratch-Off

Now Available

Maryland Lottery Logo Scratch-Off

Now Available

Corvette Cash Scratch-Off

Promotion Date 5/24

Thanks For Playing Promotion

Lottery Week Promotion

Thanks for Playing
50th Anniversary TV Commercial

Thanks for Playing
Lottery Retrospective

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The Lottery is proud to fulfill our mission of generating revenue to support the state’s good causes for five decades.

Former Maryland Lottery Executives gather to commemorate the 50th Anniversary and share stories about how the organization has grown to support the good causes of the State of Maryland.