Category Archives: Mega Millions

The Week in Winners: Big Prizes in Gaithersburg, Silver Spring, Germantown, Joppa, Ocean City Highlight the Week

Players across Maryland won or claimed $27.9 million during the week ending Oct. 4 A Powerball ticket worth $100,000 purchased in Gaithersburg and a scratch-off also worth $100,000 sold in Silver Spring topped this week’s list of the Maryland Lottery’s biggest wins. Three scratch-off prizes of $50,000 each were delivered on tickets sold in Germantown, [...]

The Week in Winners: Lottery Delivers Five Big Prizes in Montgomery, Prince George’s Counties

Players across Maryland won or claimed $26.4 million during the week ending Aug. 23 A $103,182 Racetrax win in Germantown and four scratch-off wins of $100,000 each in Capitol Heights, District Heights, Gaithersburg and Hyattsville were the biggest Maryland Lottery prizes of the week in the seven days ending Aug. 23. The Racetrax ticket remained [...]

The Week in Winners: Seven Winners Across the State Strike Lottery Luck for $50,000 or More

Maryland Lottery players won or claimed $26.1 million during the week ending July 26 A $100,000 win on a ticket sold in Annapolis, a $77,777 winner in Waldorf and five wins of $50,000 each in Berlin, Elkton, Mitchellville, Ocean City and Pasadena were the biggest scores of the past week for Maryland Lottery players across [...]

The Week in Winners: Scratch-off ticket Sold in Mount Rainier Delivers $2 Million Prize

Maryland Lottery players won or claimed $30.1 million during the week ending July 19 Maryland Lottery scratch-off wins of $2 million, $500,000 and two at the $100,000 level fattened wallets in Mount Rainier, Beltsville, Hyattsville and Smithburg in the past week. In addition, a $50,000 Powerball prize on a ticket purchased in Abingdon remains unclaimed [...]

The Week in Winners: Pair of Mega Millions Prizes, $2 Million Scratch-off Hit Highlight Big Week for Winners

Maryland Lottery players won or claimed $36.2 million for the week ending June 28 The Maryland Lottery Claims Center in Baltimore reopened on June 24 after having been closed since March 30 due to the coronavirus, and players made appointments to claim dozens of big prizes. Among the biggest payouts were a $2 million score [...]

Mega Millions, Powerball Produce Four Big Weekend Winners

Mega Millions ticket sold in Hyattsville delivers $4 million prize Mega Millions and Powerball produced four big winners across the nation this past weekend, including one here in Maryland. A ticket purchased in Hyattsville for the April 17 Mega Millions drawing delivered a $4 million prize. Meanwhile, the April 18 Powerball drawing produced three $1 […]

Mega Millions, Powerball Make Changes to Jackpots, Minimum Increases

Guaranteed starting jackpot amounts, minimum increases to be eliminated The organizations that operate Mega Millions and Powerball have announced changes to ensure that the two games continue to support good causes that benefit from lottery profits in 48 U.S. jurisdictions. Here are questions and answers summarizing the changes: What are the changes to Mega Millions? […]

The Week in Winners: Two $100,000 Prizes Claimed, Third Big Winner Sold in Columbia

$28.8 million won by Maryland Lottery players in the seven days ending March 1 Three Maryland Lottery players – one each from Baltimore, Columbia and Hagerstown – are $100,000 richer after buying winning tickets, and the player from Columbia may not even know it yet. The Baltimore and Hagerstown wins were on scratch-off tickets, but, […]

The Week in Winners: Powerball Delivers $1 Million Prize, Racetrax Players Win Big

$25.2 million won by Maryland Lottery players in the seven days ending Dec. 22 Maryland Lottery players won or claimed nearly $25.2 million in prizes from Dec. 16-22, highlighted by a $1 million Powerball ticket sold Dec. 16 in Charlotte Hall that remains unclaimed and six big-payout Racetrax tickets sold in Cheverly, Colmar Manor, Columbia, […]

Change to Routine Brings Change of Fortune

Nottingham couple tries new retailer, wins $20,000 Mega Millions prize A retired Baltimore County couple collected a $20,000 Mega Millions prize on Dec. 19 – one that took a different route to reach them than all of their earlier Lottery prizes. They are fans of the multi-state jackpot games, Mega Millions and Powerball, buying tickets […]

The Week in Winners: Powerball Ticket Worth $1 Million Sold in Odenton is Week’s Biggest Prize

$25.2 million won in the seven days ending Dec. 15 Maryland Lottery players won or claimed nearly $25.2 million in prizes from Dec. 9-15, highlighted by a Powerball ticket worth $1 million sold in Odenton, a Multi-Match jackpot winner worth $228,368 sold in Landover Hills and a Racetrax ticket worth $100,684 sold in Annapolis. In […]

The Week in Winners: Six Maryland Lottery Players Score Prizes of $50,000 or More Across the State

$23.7 million won in the seven days ending Dec. 8 Maryland Lottery players won or claimed nearly $23.7 million in prizes from Dec. 2-8, highlighted by a scratch-off worth $100,000 sold in the Eastern Shore town of Rock Hall and five instant tickets worth $50,000 each sold in Camp Springs, Elkton, La Plata, Pasadena and […]

Unclaimed Prizes: Lottery Seeking Trio of Big Winners

Expiration dates approaching for$1 million, $775,000 and $50,000 prizes The winner of $1 million on a Mega Millions ticket sold in June has up until a few days before Christmas to claim the big prize. The Maryland Lottery hopes to meet you soon in the Winner’s Circle, along with the winners of an unclaimed $50,000 […]

The Week in Winners: Powerball Ticket Worth $200,000 sold in Charles County is Biggest Score

$21.6 million in prizes won in the seven days ending Oct. 27 Maryland Lottery players won or claimed more than $21.6 million in prizes from Oct. 21-27, highlighted by a $200,000 Powerball winning ticket sold in the Charles County community of Bryans Road. In all, 14 tickets worth $10,000 or more were sold or claimed […]

The Week in Winners: Big Racetrax Scores in Upper Marlboro, Gaithersburg Tops in Six-Day Span

$18.2 million in prizes won in the six days ending Oct. 20 Maryland Lottery players won or claimed more than $18.2 million in prizes from Oct. 15-20, highlighted by two Racetrax hits of $183,465.90 and $61,155.30, sold in Upper Marlboro and Gaithersburg, respectively. In addition, a player who picked up a Ravens $10 scratch-off in […]

The Week in Winners: Five Scratch-offs Deliver $100,000 Each in Eight-Day Span

Nearly $25.9 million in prizes won in the eight days ending Oct. 14 Maryland Lottery players won or claimed nearly $25.9 million in prizes from Oct. 7-14, highlighted by five scratch-offs worth $100,000 bought in Baltimore, Elkridge, Landover, Linthicum Heights and Silver Spring. In all, 22 tickets worth $10,000 or more were sold or claimed […]