A scam targeting the elderly causes a man to give away $400,000 in six years after he says he was told he’d receive more than a million dollars in prizes.
The Maryland family who won the $26 million Mega Millions ticket has come forward to claim their cash prize. But they are choosing to remain anonymous.
Lottery revenue in the District of Columbia is on the rise again after a five-year slump in sales.
Two Baltimore women have been indicted on charges of fraudulently obtaining Social Security benefits using information they obtained by telling victims they had won a lottery in Jamaica.
Powerball buzz! It’s a frenzy as millions rush to buy tickets for the largest jackpot in Powerball history–$550 million is on the line.
The frenzy for tickets is on as the Powerball jackpot reaches a record-setting half a billion dollars.
How’s this for a stocking stuffer: a lottery worth a fortune. The nation’s Powerball jackpot was $325 million for Saturday night’s drawing. Nobody won so it’s now up to $425 million for Wednesday’s drawing.
Veterans organizations in Maryland can apply next week for a license to have up to five instant lottery pull tab machines at their facilities to help raise money for veterans, but it is expected to take months before the machines will be playable because regulations still need to be adopted.
Francis Przybylek said he’d retire if he hit the jackpot. A little more than a year after the Mount Airy man won $100,000 from a Maryland Lottery scratch-off ticket, which he picked up at a Safeway near his home, the 69-year-old is still selling cars.
The Maryland Lottery says it raised a record amount of money for the state in the last fiscal year for the 15th straight year.
A state audit made public on Wednesday cited shortcomings in how the Maryland State Lottery Agency has monitored aspects of the state’s slot machine gambling program. The agency has responded that it has addressed the concerns.
Officials at the Maryland Lottery have confirmed that someone has come forward to claim the winning Mega Millions ticket.