Category Archives: Lottery News

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 […]

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 [...]