The opening of Maryland’s largest casino went a long way to helping the state net nearly $830 million in lottery and casino revenues in the last fiscal year — a 27.6 percent increase from the previous one.
Maryland is having a run of luck at the casinos. The money collected by the state this fiscal year is tens of millions more than expected.
Two $1 million second-tier winning tickets from Thursday night’s Powerball drawing were sold in Maryland.
Maryland Lottery officials say a software problem made it impossible for some winners of the Powerball game to claim their prizes for a time over the weekend.
Maryland’s gaming program moves ahead with the opening of a new casino at Rocky Gap.
Maryland’s three casinos pulled in $58 million in March.
Gaming officials say Maryland’s three casinos generated more than $45 million in revenue in December.
A mystery Maryland man claims he has the winning Powerball ticket that was purchased in Arizona.
The Maryland Lottery says the state’s three casinos brought in $44.6 million in August, down from $48 million in July.
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.
Maryland Lottery has approved the use of 531 additional slot machines at Maryland Live! Casino. The slot machines include several electronic table games and will be operational starting Thursday night.
The Maryland Lottery says it raised a record amount of money for the state in the last fiscal year for the 15th straight year.