The Week in Winners: $1 Million Scratch-off Sold in Essex is Lottery’s Largest Prize of the Week

Players across the state won nearly $27.9 in prizes during week ending Oct. 17

A newly minted millionaire in Essex claimed the top Maryland Lottery ticket of the past week, and two other players — one in Baltimore and one in Dundalk — picked up $100,000 prizes, all won on scratch-off tickets.

In all, 23 players across the state won or claimed prizes of $10,000 or more, and the Lottery paid nearly $27.9 million in prizes in the seven days ending Oct. 17.

Winners of prizes larger than $25,000 must redeem their tickets at the Maryland Lottery Claims Center in Baltimore, which is open by appointment only. Prizes of up to $5,000 can be claimed at any of more than 400 Expanded Cashing Authority Program (XCAP) locations. All Maryland Lottery retailers are authorized to cash tickets up to and including $600. More information is available on the How To Claim page of

Here is the weekly roundup of big winners:

Scratch-off Prizes Claimed from Oct. 11-17:

$1 Million Prize

$100,000 Prizes

$10,000 Prizes

FAST PLAY and Draw Game Tickets Sold for Drawings from Oct. 11-17:


  • $10,000 ticket sold Oct. 16 at Tastee Diner, 8601 Cameron Street, Silver Spring (unclaimed as of Oct. 18)


  • $10,000 ticket sold Oct. 13 at Brooklyn Park Sunoco, 5731 Ritchie Highway, Brooklyn Park (unclaimed as of Oct. 18)


  • $17,221 ticket sold Oct. 14 at Full House Saloon, 2311 Sparrows Point Road, Edgemere (claimed)
  • $14,067.50 ticket sold Oct. 13 at Full House Saloon, 2311 Sparrows Point Road, Edgemere (unclaimed as of Oct. 18)

The Maryland Lottery encourages players to check their tickets by scanning them at any Lottery retailer or with the Lottery’s mobile apps. Draw game winners have 182 days from the date of a drawing to claim their prizes, and scratch-off winners have 182 days from the announced end-of-game date.

Last claim dates for scratch-off tickets are published in the scratch-off section of