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Middle River convenience store sells winning $50K Bonus Match 5 ticket

A Baltimore man is a $50,000 Bonus Match 5 winner because of two habits he abandoned in November. The 28-year-old, who prefers not to deal with change, generally doesn’t use cash for purchases and almost never plays the Maryland Lottery. On November 4, however, he made a cash purchase at a Royal Farms store in Middle River and got his change …


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Unclaimed $50K Powerball ticket sold in Essex set to expire in May

The Maryland Lottery wants to help a lucky Essex player claim their $50,000 Powerball prize before the winning ticket from 2018 expires. To win $50,000, players must match four numbers and the Powerball. Advertisement Winners of Maryland Lottery draw games must claim prizes within 182 days of the drawing date. A $50,000 winner in the October 31, 2018 drawing was sold at …


Nottingham mom snags winning $50K Md. Lottery scratch-off

For decades, a Nottingham woman and her family have enjoyed playing Maryland Lottery scratch-offs, especially during the holiday season. They play just “for the fun and the dream,” she said. “It’s a big family tradition.” This holiday season, however, their elusive dream came true on a $5 Holiday Cash instant ticket. “Helpful Mom” won the game’s top prize of $50,000. …

Fallston man’s salad stop yields winning $100K Md. Lottery scratch-off

The day after winning a radio call-in contest, a Fallston man got lucky again, winning a top prize on the Maryland Lottery’s $10 scratch-off game $100,000 Crossword, in part because he didn’t pack a lunch. “My wife didn’t make me a lunch that day,” he says, adding that he’s lucky to have a spouse who generally packs him a lunch. “She’s great,” says …

Rosedale smoke shop sells winning $50K Bonus Match 5 ticket

A loyal Maryland Lottery player from East Baltimore didn’t believe it when she scanned a Bonus Match 5 ticket and found it was a $50,000 top prizewinner. Neither did anyone else she told – at first. “I thought the machine wasn’t working!” said the winner, who is going by the name “Early Christmas.” She was checking her tickets at her …

Essex Army veteran snags winning $100K Md. Lottery scratch-off

A disabled U.S. Army veteran who hadn’t purchased Maryland Lottery scratch-offs in six months decided to try his luck again with two $10 games – and it paid off to the tune of a $100,000 win. One of the All the Money instant tickets he purchased on a whim delivered its top prize to the Essex resident. “Moe” said he …