Category Archives: Lottery News

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 […]

Powerball Adds New Night, New Double Play Option

National jackpot game expands to three nights a week, adds new way to win Powerball is getting bigger and better starting Aug. 23! The national jackpot game is expanding to three nights a week and launching a new add-on option called Double Play, providing additional chances to win. Beginning Aug. 23, Powerball drawings will be […]

Maryland Lottery, Casinos Contribute Record-Breaking $1.391 Billion to the State in FY2021

Lottery profits, casino contributions to Maryland both reach all-time highs The Maryland Lottery and the state’s six casinos combined to deliver a record-breaking total of more than $1.391 billion in funding for vital state programs and services in Fiscal Year 2021. The Maryland Lottery shattered its previous profit record by 12.5%, while the casinos generated [...]

Maryland Residents Win Big at JAMES BOND Lottery Challenge

The Maryland Lottery’s JAMES BOND Lottery Challenge participants and their guests enjoyed their trip to Las Vegas. From left to right: Guest Ahsan Mushtaq, Winner Asam Mushtaq, Guest Kevin Green, Winner Bonita Mitchell, Proxy Chauncey Woodland, Winner Tara Tucker and Guest Earl Tucker. Winners bring home more than $62,000 in total prizes    Four lucky [...]

Gaithersburg Woman Claims $40,000 VaxCash Prize

Winner selected in July 3 drawing An anonymous Montgomery County woman is the latest winner to claim a $40,000 prize in the $2 Million VaxCash Promotion. The lucky Gaithersburg resident was selected in the final $40,000 drawing on July 3. The VaxCash Promotion, announced by Governor Larry Hogan on May 20, was a collaboration of […]

Lottery Winners Head to Vegas for Chance to Win up to $1 Million

Marylanders to take part in JAMES BOND Lottery Challenge Four lucky Maryland Lottery players are heading on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Las Vegas to participate in the JAMES BOND Lottery Challenge with a chance to win up to $1 million. The excited winners will join an additional 108 participants from 11 other lotteries across the [...]

Pair of VaxCash Winners Claim $40,000 Prizes

Anonymous residents of Parkville, Gaithersburg enjoy VaxCash prizes An anonymous Baltimore County man is the latest winner to claim a $40,000 prize in the $2 Million VaxCash Promotion. The 94-year-old Parkville resident, who was selected in the June 30 drawing, became eligible for the prize after receiving a COVID-19 vaccination this past spring. The winner, […]

Final VaxCash Prize of $400,000 Goes to Baltimore City Resident

Grand prize winner drawn from more than 3.2 million eligible Marylanders A resident of Baltimore City is the winner of the $400,000 grand prize in the final drawing of the $2 Million VaxCash Promotion. Officials from the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) are in the process of contacting and verifying the eligibility of the winner, […]

Two $40,000 VaxCash Prizes Claimed Today

Three drawings remain including $400,000 grand prize on July 4 A Bowie woman and a Baltimore City man are the latest winners to claim a $40,000 prize in the $2 Million VaxCash Promotion.  The Bowie winner was selected in the June 23 drawing. She was shocked when she received the phone call from the Maryland […]

Governor Names New Maryland Lottery and Gaming Director

John A. Martin assumes leadership of Agency on July 1 Governor Larry Hogan has named John A. Martin to serve as Director of the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency. Martin succeeds Gordon Medenica, who was appointed in 2015 and announced his retirement in April. Since 2015, Martin has been the Agency’s Managing Director and […]

Harford County Woman Claims $40,000 VaxCash Prize

VaxCash win comes as surprise for retiree A Harford County retiree is the latest winner to claim a $40,000 prize in the $2 Million VaxCash Promotion. The 71-year-old woman, selected in the June 21 drawing, became eligible after receiving her COVID-19 vaccination early this year. The lucky winner said she and her husband scheduled their […]

Elkton Resident Claims $40,000 VaxCash Prize

Elkton resident Virginia Woerner claimed a $40,000 prize as the June 2 winner in the $2 Million VaxCash Promotion. Retiree looking forward to spending time with family again A Cecil County woman is the latest winner to claim a $40,000 prize in the $2 Million VaxCash Promotion. Selected in the June 2 drawing, Elkton resident [...]

Carroll County Woman Claims VaxCash Prize

Wins $40,000 prize from June 11 drawing An anonymous Carroll County woman claimed his $40,000 prize from the $2 Million VaxCash Promotion at Lottery Headquarters on June 22. The winner, who was selected in the June 11 drawing, became eligible for the drawing after receiving the vaccine earlier this year. The VaxCash Promotion, announced by […]