Category Archives: Lottery News

New House on the Horizon for Prince George’s County VaxCash Winner

Claims $40,000 prize from June 14 drawing An anonymous Prince George’s County man claimed his $40,000 prize from the $2 Million VaxCash Promotion at Lottery Headquarters on June 16. The winner, who was selected in the June 14 drawing, became eligible for the drawing after receiving the vaccine earlier this year. He told Lottery officials […]

Montgomery County Retiree Claims $40,000 VaxCash Prize

Winner says prize is ‘blessing on top of a medical miracle’ An anonymous Montgomery County man is the latest winner to claim a $40,000 prize in the $2 Million VaxCash Promotion. Selected in the June 7 drawing, he became eligible after receiving a COVID-19 vaccination in late January. Upon visiting Lottery headquarters in Baltimore to […]

Prince George’s County Resident Claims $40,000 VaxCash Prize

Winner from June 9 drawing steps forward An anonymous Prince George’s County man visited Lottery Headquarters on June 14, less than a week after learning he had won $40,000 in the $2 Million VaxCash Promotion. The Prince George’s County resident, became eligible for the prize drawing after receiving the vaccine earlier this year. With his […]

Coming in August: Powerball Adding New Night, New Option

National jackpot game expanding to three nights a week, adding Double Play drawings Powerball will be getting bigger and better in August! The national jackpot game will expand to three nights a week and launch a new add-on option called Double Play, providing additional chances to win. Beginning Aug. 23, Powerball drawings will be held […]

Two More $40,000 VaxCash Winners Claim Prizes

Twenty-nine $40,000 prizes and one $400,000 prize still to be awarded The $40,000 winners in the $2 Million VaxCash Promotion continue to eagerly claim their prizes. On June 4, the Baltimore City resident who was the winner in the May 26 drawing, and the June 3 winner from Clarksburg (Montgomery County) visited Lottery Headquarters to […]

Baltimore County Resident is First VaxCash Promotion Winner

Collaboration between Governor’s Office, Lottery, Maryland Department of Health holds first drawing The Maryland Lottery today drew the first winner in the $2 Million VaxCash Promotion, an unprecedented collaboration of the Maryland Lottery and Maryland Department of Health (MDH) initiated by Governor Larry Hogan. The promotion will award $2 million in cash prizes to a […]

#VaxToWin: Governor Hogan, Maryland Lottery Announce $2 Million Promotion For Vaccinations

Governor Larry Hogan announced the new $2 Million VaxCash Promotion today. He was joined by (from left) Lottery Director Gordon Medenica, Lottery Public Affairs Associate Brandon Powell and Maryland Secretary of Health Dennis Schrader. Lottery to Award $40,000 A Day For 40 Days, $400,000 For The Fourth of July Partnership With Maryland Department of Health [...]

COVID-19 Nurse’s $100,000 Scratch-off Win Helps Restore Family Finances

Sparrows Point woman wins with $100,000 Crossword scratch-off A Baltimore County nurse is thankful for her chance encounter with Lottery luck, which she says will help reverse the pandemic’s adverse financial impact on her family. An unexpected gift and a pair of winning scratch-offs led to her top-prize win on a $100,000 Crossword 4th Edition […]

Grace Period for Expired Lottery Tickets, Cash Vouchers Ending June 30

Customers must redeem expired tickets and vouchers at Lottery office in Baltimore The Maryland Lottery’s grace period for tickets and cash vouchers that reached their expiration dates during the COVID-19 pandemic will expire at 4 p.m. on June 30, 2021. The Maryland Lottery encourages players to carefully examine their draw game tickets to determine if [...]

Say “Happy Mother’s Day” with the Maryland Lottery

This Mother’s Day, do something that’s creative, easy and sure to put a smile on Mom’s face. Download your favorite Maryland Lottery Mother’s Day card, add a scratch-off or two and make her special day even brighter. Just click the individual cards below, then right click and “save as” to save to your device and [...]

Maryland Lottery and Gaming Director Gordon Medenica to Retire

Lottery Head Set to Leave Agency June 1 BALTIMORE – Maryland Lottery and Gaming Director Gordon Medenica announced on Thursday that he will be retiring from his position as the head of the Agency on June 1. Appointed by Governor Larry Hogan in 2015, Medenica has had notable success running the Agency, consistently setting revenue […]

The Week in Winners: Maryland Lottery Makes Two New Millionaires in Baltimore and Chestertown

Prizes totaling more than $36.6 million won during the week ending April 4 The Maryland Lottery generated two new millionaires in the seven days ending April 4, one each in Baltimore City and Chestertown. A Lottery player in Chestertown purchased a Mega Millions ticket and matched the first five balls, but not the Mega Ball, [...]

Promoting Responsible Play a Top Priority for Maryland Lottery and Gaming

Agency joins national observance of March as Problem Gambling Awareness Month With March designated as Problem Gambling Awareness Month, Maryland Lottery and Gaming strongly emphasizes responsible play and encourages Marylanders to learn about confidential free and low-cost problem gambling resources. “We want people to enjoy playing our games responsibly and always within their budget,” said [...]

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 […]