Author Archives: Melanie Losover

Germantown Trucker Hauls Away $25,000 Pick 5 Prize

Longtime player enjoys first-ever big win “I’ve been driving trucks for 50 years, and buying Lottery tickets for almost as long,” a 70-year-old Montgomery County man explained when he visited Lottery headquarters on Thursday. His prize, courtesy of a free Pick 5 ticket that accompanied a recent daily game purchase, is the biggest cash win […]

Boredom Leads Fort Washington Woman to a $25,000 Keno Win

Claims prize on a 9-spot Super Bonus wager “I was just bored,” a lucky Fort Washington woman said when asked how she came across a $25,000 winning Keno ticket. The 36-year-old plays every now and then, she said. On this particular day, boredom struck just in time to get her up and to a nearby […]

$50,000 Powerball Win a Relief for Washington County Man

Third- tier prize is plenty for Western Maryland jackpot hunter Although he had long dreamed of a prize with a few more zeros, a Washington County man told Maryland Lottery officials that the $50,000 he won in the May 9 Powerball drawing has changed his life. The 63-year-old contractor has purchased at least one ticket […]

Mount Rainier Racetrax Regular Scores $43,036.70 Prize

Serious player wins serious money with Superfecta Box bet A Racetrax regular from Mount Rainier takes the game pretty seriously. Speaking May 16 after claiming a prize of $43,036.70, he said he enjoys the challenge of the game because “there are chances to win big.” His $43,036.70 prize is his biggest to date. This serious […]

Try Pick 5 Promotion Delivers Big Prize for Sparks Resident

Martinez Harlee of Sparks got a $25,000 surprise from a free Pick 5 ticket he received via the Lottery’s Try Pick 5 promotion. Lucky winner takes home $25,000 prize from free ticket The Maryland Lottery’s newest game, Pick 5 is gaining in popularity. But to get the word out even more, the Lottery launched the [...]

The Week in Winners: $5.1 Million Multi-Match Jackpot in Carroll County Leads Big Week for Winners

Players across Maryland won more than $32.5 million during week ending May 15 A record-setting $5.1 million Multi-Match jackpot on a ticket sold in Hampstead was by far the biggest Maryland Lottery prize won last week. Meanwhile, just in time for Preakness week, a Racetrax player in Edgewood landed an $86,841.90 prize. In all, 48 [...]