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Scratch-off tickets create two new lottery millionaires in Maryland

BALTIMORE, MD—Laurel has two new millionaires thanks to Maryland Lottery scratch-off wins, and five players won prizes of $100,000 or more in Baltimore, Elkton, Hyattsville, Pasadena, and Waldorf. And, while the Mega Millions jackpot increased to $563 million over the weekend because no one matched all six numbers, two players in Maryland, one each in Elkridge and Oxon Hill, matched …


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Laurel man is Maryland’s newest lottery millionaire

LAUREL, MD—A Prince George’s County man is celebrating after ending up with a $1 million prize, thanks to a phone call and a $20 scratch-off ticket. “I was in traffic heading for a work appointment when I remembered that there was a phone call I’d forgotten to make,” the sales account manager said as he visited Maryland Lottery headquarters on …


Nottingham man wins Ravens ‘Seats for 20 Years’

BALTIMORE, MD—A Nottingham man has won Ravens season tickets for the next 20 years. Thomas Humphries has known since October that he was one of six finalists in the Maryland Lottery’s Ravens second-chance promotion. On Wednesday in the auditorium of the team’s Owings Mills training facility, Humphries found out he will be headed to every Ravens home game for the …

Eastern Shore resident is Maryland’s newest Powerball millionaire

BALTIMORE, MD—A Worcester County resident has won $1 million after lottery officials say she had a winning Powerball ticket that had been forgotten about. The ticket was sold at Duck In II, located at 5610 East Market Street in Snow Hill back on September 27, 2023. The resident, who has not been named, had purchased a quick-pick ticket and says …

Baltimore man claims $50K lottery win after buying ticket in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD—A Baltimore man has claimed a $50,000 jackpot after matching five birth dates on the same lottery ticket. A 66-year-old Baltimore man, nicknamed the “Bonus Match 5 King,” bought a ticket at Rosedale Shell located at 7514 Pulaski Highway (21237). The man has a visual impairment and said that he was only able to see for a brief moment …

Joppa woman scores $50K win after purchasing lottery ticket in Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Maryland Lottery officials say a Joppa woman has won $50,000 after she purchased a Pick 5 ticket in Nottingham. The woman, who is a retired banker, purchased a $5 ticket at the Nottingham Walmart for the February 9 drawing and then forgot about the $1 quick-pick ticket. “I didn’t check it until Monday. When I saw that I had …

Friday night Powerball purchase in Overlea gives local man a $50,000 prize

OVERLEA, MD—A Baltimore player told Maryland Lottery officials that he loves Fridays. It is the last day of the work week and the one night that he purchases Powerball tickets “Friday is my day,” he said with a smile. Friday was also the day he purchased a Powerball ticket that won a $50,000 third-tier prize. The player found his lucky …

Rosedale gas station sells winning $50,000 Bonus Match 5 ticket

ROSEDALE, MD—A Rosedale gas station sold a winning $50,000 Bonus Match 5 ticket on Valentine’s Day. Rosedale Shell, located at located at 7514 Pulaski Highway, sold the winning ticket, which matches the five numbers of 21, 22, 23, 26 and 29; the Bonus Ball was 28. Lottery officials urge the winner to sign the back of the ticket and put …