Category Archives: Lottery News

Scratching That Lottery Itch Makes Eastern Shore Player A Millionaire

Truck driver claims first of six top prizes on $20 Show Me $1,000,000! ticket A Maryland Lottery scratch-off enthusiast from the Eastern Shore is Maryland’s newest millionaire after buying a $20 Show Me $1,000,000! instant ticket at a shop in the crossroads community of Mardela Springs in Wicomico County. “He likes to scratch. I like […]

$3.2 Million Multi-Match Jackpot Up for Grabs Tonight

In-state jackpot game rolls to fifth-largest jackpot in its history The Multi-Match jackpot has been rolling for nearly five months, and if a lucky player has the right numbers in the March 31 drawing, it could deliver an estimated $3.2 million jackpot — the fifth-largest in the history of the game. The estimated cash value […]

Promoting Responsible Play a Key Objective for Maryland Lottery and Gaming

Agency joins national observance of March as Problem Gambling Awareness Month While the national observance of March as Problem Gambling Awareness Month is 31 days long, Maryland Lottery and Gaming promotes responsible play 365 days a year, whether the gaming takes the form of Lottery scratch-offs, casino games, sports wagering or daily fantasy sports. Maryland […]

VaxCash 2.0 to Award $2 Million in Prizes to Vaccinated and Boosted Marylanders

Partnership between Maryland Lottery, Maryland Department of Health incentivizes Marylanders to get COVID-19 booster shots In an effort to incentivize Marylanders to get COVID-19 booster vaccines, Governor Larry Hogan, the Maryland Lottery, and the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) today announced the launch of the VaxCash 2.0 Promotion, which will award $2 million in cash […]

Maryland Lottery Adds Pick 5 to Daily Game Lineup

Lottery’s first new draw game since 2016 offers prizes up to $50,000 Building on the long-running success of its Pick 3 and Pick 4 games, the Maryland Lottery will add twice-daily drawings of Pick 5 to its lineup beginning Feb. 7. Pick 5 drawings will be held middays and evenings following Pick 3 and Pick […]

Maryland Lottery Launches Six New MONOPOLY™ Tickets, Second-Chance Contest

Four scratch-offs and two FAST PLAY games go on sale today The fan-favorite MONOPOLY™ game has returned to the Maryland Lottery lineup, with today’s introduction of four new scratch-offs, two FAST PLAY games and a cash-filled second-chance promotion. The following scratch-off tickets launched today: $1 MONOPOLY X5        $1,000 Top Prize $2 MONOPOLY [...]

Maryland Lottery and Gaming Hires New Managing Director, Sales and Marketing

Lottery veteran worked for Georgia and Connecticut lotteries Maryland Lottery and Gaming Director John Martin today announced the hiring of the agency’s new Managing Director, Sales and Marketing, Solomon Ramsey. A Lottery veteran with more than 20 years in the industry, Ramsey will take over the role previously held by Martin, who was appointed to [...]

Powerball Drawing Creates $1 Million, $50,000 Winners

Players bought lucky tickets in Allegany, Montgomery counties Happier holidays are here for two very lucky Maryland Powerball players. One of them bought a $1 million winning ticket in Takoma Park, and the other bought a $50,000 winning ticket in Ellerslie for the Monday, Dec. 20 drawing. Check your tickets closely because even though no […]

A Holiday Gift-Giving Reminder: Lottery Tickets Aren’t For Children

Maryland Lottery joins international Gift Responsibly campaign With the holiday shopping season underway, and the Maryland Lottery offers a reminder that while Lottery tickets are great fun for adults, they are not appropriate gifts for anyone younger than 18. The Maryland Lottery is joining more than 80 lotteries and organizations around the world in an [...]

Make Halloween Happier with the Maryland Lottery

This Halloween, let your best fiends know that they’re the pick of the patch. Download your favorite Maryland Lottery Halloween cards, add a scratch-off or two and watch them smile brighter than a jack-o-lantern. Just click the individual cards below, then right click and “save as” to save to your device and print. Download All

Maryland Lottery and Gaming Supports Customer Experience Day

State agencies uphold enduring commitment to a culture of service Maryland Lottery and Gaming is proud to participate in Customer Experience Day on Thursday, October 7. This global celebration of organizations and professionals focuses on creating positive customer experiences. Led by the Customer Experience Professionals Association (CXPA), this annual event includes webinars and online panel [...]

Maryland Lottery Winners Clean Up at Warehouse Dash

Six Maryland Lottery winners traveled to Chicago last weekend to participate in the long-anticipated Warehouse Dash. The second-chance prize, awarded in 2019 and 2020, gave each of the lucky Lottery players a 90-second shopping spree through a merchandise warehouse. The weekend kicked off with a dinner reception on Friday at Michael Jordan’s Steak House, along [...]

Maryland Lottery Winners Head to Chicago for Warehouse Dash Trip

Winners randomly selected from 2019 and 2020 holiday-themed promotions Six Maryland Lottery winners and their guests have been patiently waiting for this weekend to arrive.  They will travel to Chicago for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to participate in the Warehouse Dash. The lucky winners were selected through the Maryland Lottery’s 2019 and 2020 Holiday Cash & [...]

Official Results of Aug. 23 Powerball Drawing Delayed

Players advised to hold on to their tickets The official results of the Aug. 23 Powerball and Double Play drawings have been delayed while several lotteries across the country complete required security protocols. Players are advised to hold on to their tickets, and that we are working to enable ticket checking and cashing as soon […]