Author Archives: Melanie Losover

‘Scratchin’ Momma’ Reveals Sweet 50X The Cash Win

Scratch-off player brings home $50,000 prize A 67-year-old Prince George’s County woman is celebrating today after claiming a $50,000 prize on her 50X The Cash scratch-off. The instant ticket fan, who has a heart of gold, almost missed out on her big win. “Scratchin’ Momma,” a name chosen for publicity purposes, recalls purchasing the $10 […]

The Week in Winners: $150,000 Powerball Prize in Bethesda is Lottery’s Top Win of the Week

Players won or claimed $29.8 million during the week ending Feb. 21 A Powerball ticket worth $150,000 sold in Bethesda and three scratch-off tickets worth $100,000 each that were sold in Baltimore, Churchton and Huntingtown led the way among Maryland Lottery winners in the past week. The lucky Powerball player in Bethesda matched four of [...]

Maryland Lottery Announces 12th Ravens “Seats for 20 Years” Winner

Cambridge man scores touchdown with grand prize The Maryland Lottery’s ever-popular Ravens second-chance promotion generated more than 3.7 million entries, including more than 1 million entries submitted for the coveted “Seats for 20 Years” prize. Six finalists were randomly selected from six separate drawings, each winning $10,000. And, the grand-prize winner was Eric Hall of […]

Terrific 10s Instant Ticket Turns into Terrific $100,000 Payday

Lucky Huntingtown resident wins big at her local store A trip to a Discount Liquors in Huntingtown ended up making a Calvert County resident $100,000 richer! The lucky 39-year-old purchased her $10 instant ticket, scratched the winning numbers and realized that her game didn’t have any matches. However, she did reveal a 10x symbol. On […]

Storms Delay Pittsburgh Player’s Trips to Claim $2 Million Powerball Prize

The $2 million Powerball winner from the Jan. 20 drawing made three trips to claim his prize because of weather-related issues. ‘Third Time’s the Charm’ wins with ticket from historic Jan. 20 drawing His $2 million Powerball payoff is delayed no more! Old Man Winter’s storms played havoc twice with a winner’s scheduled trips to […]

Lucky Lottery Player Lands $50,000 Powerball Prize

Westminster retailer sells third-tier prize-winning ticket A Sykesville man made a $50,000 winning trip to Winfield Liquors in Westminster in January. The 61-year-old tried his luck in the Jan. 16 Powerball drawing and became one of two Marylanders to land the third-tier prize in the game. The Carroll County resident had bought a $4 quick-pick […]

Who Bagged a $150,000-Winning Powerball Ticket in Bethesda?

Giant grocery sells lucky ticket in Wednesday’s drawing If you bought a Powerball ticket in Bethesda for the Feb. 17 drawing, you may be $150,000 richer. Check your ticket to see if you’re the big winner! Even though no one hit the jackpot, someone bagged a third-tier $150,000 prize-winning ticket at a Giant grocery and […]

Lucky Baltimore Man Changes His Game, Wins $50,000 Again

Claims top prize on $50,000 Bingo Doubler scratch-off After winning $50,000 on one Maryland Lottery scratch-off, a Baltimore man decided to change his game to a different type of instant ticket and won another $50,000 prize. The 78-year-old found his new prize by visiting Harford Marathon located at 2101 Harford Road in Baltimore. Once there, […]

Scratch-off Delivers Holiday, Birthday Gifts All in One

‘Three Times the Charm’ wins $50,000 on $2,000,000 Richer instant ticket A 63-year-old Upper Marlboro woman is still celebrating the holidays and her birthday after scratching her way to a $50,000 win on the $2,000,000 Richer game. The Maryland Lottery scratch-off fan favors $30 scratch-off games and plays them frequently. The Prince George’s County resident […]

The Week in Winners: Five $100,000 Scratch-off Prizes Highlight the Week

Players won or claimed $30 million during the week ending Feb. 14 The week ending on Valentine’s Day was a hot one for Maryland Lottery scratch-offs. Five scratch-off players claimed prizes of $100,000 each in the seven days ending on Feb. 14 after buying tickets in Baltimore, Crofton, Hyattsville, Landover and the Eastern Shore community [...]

Dorchester County Waterman Nets Powerball Luck

Fishing Creek resident claims $50,000 prize in Jan. 23 drawing An Eastern Shore waterman accustomed to pulling treasures from the Chesapeake Bay just pulled a winning Powerball ticket from his pocket. He cast a lure in the Jan. 23 drawing using a $2 ticket and a sequence of birthday numbers to catch a $50,000 third-tier […]