Category Archives: Lottery News

Maryland Lottery Introduces New Ravens-themed Scratch-offs

Second-chance promotion offers nearly $500,000 in cash and experiential prizes Although the 2020 football season may look a little different than past years, the Maryland Lottery and the Baltimore Ravens are teammates for the 12th consecutive year, and are once again partnering on the popular Ravens-themed scratch-offs. The two organizations have collaborated to introduce $2 [...]

Lottery Claims Deadline Extended During COVID-19 State of Emergency

Tickets expiring after March 5 can still be redeemed by Lottery Claims Center To ensure that Maryland Lottery winners have ample opportunity to claim prizes, claiming deadlines have been temporarily extended during the COVID-19 state of emergency, allowing players to redeem winning tickets with drawing dates as far back as Sept. 5, 2019. Typically, Maryland [...]

Maryland Lottery Claims Center Open by Appointment Only

Lottery winners can schedule appointments online or by phone The Maryland Lottery Claims Center is open to the public by appointment only. Schedule your appointment online here. The Claims Center, located in the Montgomery Park Business Center at 1800 Washington Boulevard in Baltimore, had been closed since March 30 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In [...]

Maryland Lottery Addresses Safety Concerns During Coronavirus Pandemic

Agency takes multi-pronged approach to incorporating health and safety measures Over the past month, the Maryland Lottery has made numerous adjustments to its operations to focus on the health and safety of Maryland citizens during the coronavirus pandemic. The Agency continues to do what it can by taking appropriate actions to protect players, staff and [...]

If You Play the Lottery, Play it Safe

Numerous options available for responsible Lottery play While Maryland Lottery tickets can still be purchased during the coronavirus pandemic, we strongly encourage Lottery players to take necessary precautions and practice social distancing to keep the virus from spreading. Here are some suggestions: Use playslips and your own pen or pencil: Paper playslips are available at […]

Maryland Lottery and Gaming Encourages Responsible Play

Agency participates in Problem Gambling Awareness Month Maryland Lottery and Gaming works every day to encourage players to enjoy Lottery and casino games responsibly, and March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month – a time to highlight these year-round efforts. Lottery and casino games are meant to be fun and entertaining, and a few simple practices […]

Governor Honors Lottery Employees with Customer Service Heroes Award

Digital Manager Melanie Losover (center left) and Human Resources Officer Bavan Smith (center right) hold the citations they were given by Gov. Larry Hogan (center) on Feb. 19 in Annapolis. Digital manager, human resources officer earn kudos Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan this week honored two Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency employees with his Customer […]

Play Fast, Win Fast: New FAST PLAY Games Now Available!

Maryland Lottery’s FAST PLAY games offer new ways to win instantly Great news, everyone! FAST PLAY games are now available from the Maryland Lottery. FAST PLAY games are instant tickets that you don’t have to scratch. They are printed by Lottery terminals and self-service vending machines, just like draw game tickets. But you find out [...]

Play Fast, Win Fast: New FAST PLAY Games Launch on Feb. 10

Maryland Lottery’s FAST PLAY games offer new ways to win instantly Great news, everyone! Next week the Maryland Lottery will launch a whole new category of games called FAST PLAY. FAST PLAY games are instant tickets that you don’t have to scratch. They are printed by Lottery terminals and self-service vending machines, just like draw [...]

Lottery Players Offered Chance to Win Playoff Tickets with Ravens Scratch-offs

Postseason opportunities available through second-chance promotion Purple fever is sweeping across the state after the Ravens won the AFC North Division last night, ensuring at least one home playoff game in Baltimore. Players can enter for the chance to win a Ravens postseason game-day package and cash through the Maryland Lottery’s Ravens second-chance promotion. Lottery [...]

Gift Responsibly: Lottery Games Are Not For Children

Maryland Lottery joins annual international campaign to promote responsible play The holidays are around the corner, and with the gift-giving season about to begin, the Maryland Lottery offers a reminder that lottery tickets are not for children. The Maryland Lottery prohibits its retailers from selling tickets to anyone under the age of 18, and the […]

Thanksgiving Comes Early for Lottery Winners Traveling with the Ravens

Dawn Trusty (left) and Donna Price hope to bring home a win when they travel with the Ravens to the Los Angeles Rams game this weekend. Exclusive trip with the team to Los Angeles takes flight this weekend Two Maryland Lottery players have something extra to be thankful for this holiday season. Donna Price from […]

Four State Agencies Team Up for Day to Serve Clean-up

Lottery and Gaming employees assist in effort at Maryland Vietnam Veterans Memorial Nearly 100 employees from Maryland Lottery and Gaming, the Maryland Stadium Authority, the Maryland Department of Commerce and the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs joined forces on a clean-up and maintenance project on Oct. 1 at the Maryland Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The event [...]

Lottery Joins State Agencies in Customer Experience Day

Maryland Lottery and Gaming supports statewide commitment to a culture of service Maryland Lottery and Gaming is once again joining other state agencies as a proud participant in Customer Experience Day. Maryland is the first state in the nation to participate in Customer Experience Day, a global celebration of the organizations and professionals focused on […]

Maryland Lottery and Casinos Establish New Records in Fiscal Year 2019

Record-setting total of more than $1.3 billion contributed to the state The continued growth of the Maryland Lottery and the state’s six casinos combined to contribute a record-breaking total of $1.311 billion to the state in Fiscal Year 2019. Together, the Lottery and casinos support a wide variety of good causes, including education, public health [...]

The Week in Winners: Prizes of $100,000 in Lanham, Nottingham Highlight July 29 – Aug. 4

Players across Maryland win more than $23 million in seven days Maryland Lottery players won or claimed more than $23 million in prizes from July 29–Aug. 4, highlighted by two scratch-off tickets worth $100,000 each that were bought in Lanham and Nottingham. In the seven-day span, a total of 15 winning tickets or scratch-offs with […]

Lottery’s New Ravens Tickets Feature More Top Prizes

Scratch-offs and second-chance promotion launch today The Maryland Lottery and the Baltimore Ravens are collaborating for the 11th consecutive year to launch Ravens-themed scratch-offs and a second-chance promotion. For the first time, the Lottery is offering a $10 Ravens scratch-off, pairing it with a $2 ticket. Both tickets are on sale starting today. In addition […]