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Man collects $50,000 prize after buying winning Pick 5 ticket in Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Answering a store clerk’s question with “Sure!” made a $50,000 difference for Pick 5 player Richard Ches of Baltimore on Sunday. Richard said he usually tries his luck in evening Pick 5 drawings. He and his wife Deb, also an avid Maryland Lottery player, combine family members’ birthday years and dates for the five numbers they play on …


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Winning lottery tickets produce three new Maryland millionaires

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland has three new millionaires after a week when two people bought second-tier winning Mega Millions tickets in Upper Marlboro and White Hall, and a third person in Waldorf bought a FAST PLAY progressive jackpot ticket worth $1,540,419. As of January 9, only one of the three life-changing prizes had been claimed. The $1 million Mega Millions win in …


Winning $1 million scratch-off sold in Severn

BALTIMORE, MD—A $1 million scratch-off winner in Severn and a Multi-Match jackpot-winning ticket worth $690,000 sold in Landover were the biggest Maryland Lottery prizes of the week. Meanwhile, another five players landed prizes of $100,000 on tickets sold in Baltimore (two), Glen Burnie, Landover and Waldorf. In all, 43 players across the state won or claimed prizes of $10,000 or …

Winning $100K lottery ticket sold in Nottingham, $25K tickets sold in Rosedale remain unclaimed

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Maryland Lottery officials say several big winning tickets that were sold recently remain unclaimed. A winning $100,000 FAST PLAY Winfall Doubler ticket was sold on November 30 at Kwik Mart, located at 901-A Middle River Road in Middle River (unclaimed). A winning $25,000 Pick 5 ticket was sold on November 28 at Rosedale Liquors, located at 6403 Kenwood Avenue …

Winning $28K lottery ticket sold in Carney, $25K ticket sold in Joppa remain unclaimed

UPDATE 2: The lucky Joppa winner has claimed her prize. UPDATE: The Carney winner has claimed their prize. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Maryland Lottery officials say two big winning tickets that were sold recently remain unclaimed. A winning $28,449 FAST PLAY Goldfish progressive jackpot ticket was sold on November 18 at J. Convenience, located at 8765 Satyr Hill Road …

Baltimore man turns license plate number into winning Pick 5 digits

BALTIMORE, MD—A Baltimore electrician has claimed a winning $25,000 Maryland Lottery ticket, thanks to his unique strategy for picking his numbers. Michael Jones, who has a habit of noting people’s license tag numbers, found his Pick 5 prize by playing a random tag number. The 52-year-old discovered his big win while sitting home watching a game. He was checking his …

Lucky Towson man buys three winning Pick 5 tickets, collects total of $150,000

TOWSON, MD—A Towson man who plays Maryland Lottery games every day didn’t let surgery interrupt his fun. Fortunately for his bank account, confusion over who would purchase his daily ticket led to a triple Pick 5 win totaling $150,000. The Baltimore County resident, who nicknamed himself “Local 24 IBEW” for publicity purposes, said he forgot that he had purchased tickets …

Winning $25K Pick 5 ticket sold in Perry Hall, $10K Racetrax ticket sold in Parkville

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A few big winning tickets were sold in and around the Nottingham area over the past week, Maryland Lottery officials announced on Monday. In all, 31 winning tickets worth $10,000 or more were sold or redeemed around the state in the seven days ending August 7, and the Lottery paid more than $28.5 million in prizes during that span. …