Business, Entertainment

Perry Hall 7-Eleven sells winning $20,000 Mega Millions ticket

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A retired Baltimore County couple collected a $20,000 Mega Millions prize on December 19 – one that took a different route to reach them than all of their earlier Maryland Lottery prizes. They are fans of the multi-state jackpot games, Mega Millions and Powerball, buying tickets for each game’s twice-weekly drawings. The December 17 Mega Millions drawing delivered the …


Business, Crime

Attorney General warns Marylanders about ‘winning’ lottery letter scam

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh’s Consumer Protection Division warned consumers on Monday of a lottery mail scam targeting local residents. The scam letter claims the recipient has won the Mega Millions International Lottery 2019 Draw and includes a counterfeit reproduction of the Maryland Mega Millions logo. The sender of the letter has no affiliation with the Mega Millions …


Mega Millions jackpot surges to $1 billion

The estimated annuity jackpot for the Friday, October 19 Mega Millions drawing has been raised to $1 billion. The estimated cash value is $565.6 million. It marks the largest jackpot in Mega Millions history and the second-largest in lottery history, trailing only the $1.586 billion Powerball jackpot in January of 2016. The previous record Mega Millions jackpot was $656 million, …

Mega Millions jackpot soars to new record $900 million

Forget about a measly $667 million.  The Mega Millions jackpot has been climbing since late July, and on Wednesday, it reached a new all-time high. The estimated annuity value of the jackpot in Friday night’s Mega Millions drawing has been raised to $900 million after no one won the prize during Tuesday night’s drawing. The jackpot is the game’s history. The previous record jackpot …

Mega Millions jackpot climbs to new record $667 million

The Mega Millions jackpot has been climbing since late July, and on Tuesday it reached a new all-time high. The estimated annuity value of the jackpot in Tuesday night’s Mega Millions drawing was raised to $667 million, making it the largest in the game’s history and third-largest in U.S. lottery jackpot history. The estimated cash value is $380 million. The previous record …

Joppa group lands winning $50K Powerball ticket

A group of friends that gathers often over coffee and Maryland Lottery tickets is still celebrating the $50,000 third-tier Powerball prize they won last month. Many members of the “Powerball 26” group have played Powerball and Mega Millions together for 10 years. The Harford County group “CEO,” Earl Marsh Jr., said he usually purchases their Powerball quick-pick tickets from a …