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Maryland Lottery and Casinos Contribute $1.113 Billion to the State

Lottery narrowly misses all-time record despite pandemic The Maryland Lottery and the state’s six casinos combined to contribute $1.113 billion to Maryland’s good causes in Fiscal Year 2020, with Lottery profits falling just shy of last year’s record-setting figure in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic. Together, the Lottery and casinos support a wide variety of [...]

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 [...]

Pair of FAST PLAY Players Win Six-Figure Prizes in Baltimore, Catonsville

Winning progressive top prize tickets sold in Lucky Numbers, Payday games It has been a lucky few days for fans of the Maryland Lottery’s FAST PLAY progressive top prize games, Lucky Numbers and Payday. On Saturday, Sept. 19, a FAST PLAY Lucky Numbers ticket hit the progressive top prize of $172,829. It was the 12th […]

Kingsville Man Takes Home $2 Million Scratch-off Prize

Lucky player wins top prize playing the $2,000,000 Richer game A Baltimore County scratch-off fan is $2 million richer today after winning the top prize on the $2,000,000 Richer scratch-off game. The 46-year-old found Lottery luck waiting at Royal Farms #181 in Perry Hall and claimed his huge prize last week. The popular $30 scratch-off […]

Dad’s Birth Date Leads to $72,328 Racetrax Prize

Superfecta Bonus bet leads to super lucky big win A Howard County man walked into a Food Mart Citgo in Waldorf and glanced at the Racetrax monitor, as he is prone to do, before placing his bet. He was surprised to see his father’s birth date appear a few times. “I usually play my mom’s […]

The Week in Winners: Lottery Makes New Millionaires in Perry Hall and Waldorf

Players across Maryland won or claimed $29 million during the week ending Sept. 20 Two Maryland Lottery players became millionaires in the past week – one in Perry Hall, the other in Waldorf. A Multi-Match ticket purchased Sept. 16 in Waldorf was good for a $1.15 million jackpot in the Sept. 17 drawing. The anonymous [...]

Charles County Ticket Wins $1.15 Million Multi-Match Jackpot

Waldorf store sells state’s fourth jackpot-winner of 2020 A lucky Multi-Match player is Maryland’s newest millionaire after buying the ticket that won the game’s $1.15 million jackpot. The millionaire, who is the fourth player to hit a Multi-Match jackpot in 2020, matched the winning numbers in the Thursday, Sept. 17 drawing on a ticket purchased […]

The Week in Winners: Scratch-off Ticket Worth $1 Million Sold in St. Mary’s County

Players across Maryland won or claimed $28.9 million during the week ending Sept. 13 Scratch-off players in the St. Mary’s County community of Clements, Landover Hills in Prince George’s County and Frederick County’s Woodsboro were the biggest Maryland Lottery winners of the past week. A ticket purchased in Clements scored a $1 million win, while [...]

Blazing Hot $50,000 Powerball Prize Sold by Phoenix Store

Longtime Baltimore County player wins in Aug. 29 drawing Just last month, a faithful Maryland Lottery player had a winning ticket of hefty proportions on his hands. The Aug. 29 Powerball drawing gave the Phoenix man a $50,000 prize for matching 4 out of 5 numbers and the Powerball. With this win coming from a […]

The Week in Winners: Week’s Biggest Prizes Won in Aberdeen, Bethesda, Essex, Poolesville, Silver Spring, Upper Marlboro

Players across Maryland won or claimed $29.9 million during the week ending Sept. 6 A $50,000-winning Powerball ticket sold in Aberdeen and six top prizes of $20,200 in the 2020 Cash scratch-off game highlighted the week ending Sept. 6, with winning tickets sold in Aberdeen, Bethesda, Essex, Poolesville, Silver Spring and Upper Marlboro. As of [...]

Aberdeen Convenience Store Sells $50,000-Winning Powerball Ticket

Lucky purchase made for Sept. 5 drawing The Labor Day weekend Powerball drawing delivered a $50,000 farewell-to-summer gift to a lucky player who visited an Aberdeen Royal Farms. Although no one hit the jackpot in the Saturday, Sept. 5 drawing, Maryland Lottery retailers sold one $50,000-winning ticket along with 12,905 other winning tickets ranging from […]

Maryland Lottery and Gaming Director Gordon Medenica to Receive Top Industry Honor

Medenica to be inducted into the Lottery Industry Hall of Fame The Lottery Industry Hall of Fame will induct industry veteran Gordon Medenica, recognizing him for his many years of successful leadership. The Hall of Fame honors individuals who are dedicated to promoting excellence and integrity in the lottery industry. The announcement was made yesterday […]

The Week in Winners: Germantown, Annapolis, Columbia, Jessup, Phoenix See Week’s Biggest Wins

Players across Maryland won or claimed $27.5 million during the week ending Aug. 30 A $100,000 winning scratch-off ticket sold in Germantown and five prizes of $50,000 on an assortment of tickets were the biggest Maryland Lottery wins of the week for the seven days ending Aug. 30. As of Aug. 31, four of the [...]

Two $50,000-Winning Powerball Tickets Sold in Aug. 29 Drawing

Players made lucky purchases in Jessup, Phoenix Maryland Powerball players keep racking up $50,000 prizes! Although no one hit the jackpot in the Saturday, Aug. 29 drawing, there were two $50,000-winning tickets sold in our state along with 11,398 other winning tickets ranging from $4 to $100. Maryland Lottery retailers sold seven $50,000-winning Powerball tickets […]

Columbia Retailer Sells $50,000-Winning Powerball Ticket

Player wins third-tier prize in Wednesday’s drawing Happy days are here for a lucky Powerball player! While no one hit the jackpot in the Aug. 26 drawing, one player bought a $50,000-winning ticket in Columbia and 8,939 other players bought winning tickets with prizes ranging from $4 to $100. The big win happened at 7-Eleven […]