The head of the state’s lottery and gaming agency warned lawmakers Tuesday that the coronavirus pandemic is cutting casino revenues by hundreds of millions of dollars. Maryland contributes about $500 million annually to the state’s Education Trust Fund as part ...Read More »
A man sitting on a park bench at Federal Hill scratches a lottery ticket. Birds flock from over his shoulder and his ticket begins to glow with energy as as the flying creatures spiral toward him, as purple lightning bolts electrify the ...Read More »
SILVER SPRING — A Silver Spring man won a state lottery game twice at the same convenience store. Maryland lottery officials said in a statement 39-year-old Jorge Matamoros, who works in construction, won $5,000 March on a scratch-off game called ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lottery officials inflated a $262 million, eight-year information technology contract for monitoring wagers to include kinds of internet gambling that aren’t allowed under state law, according to one of the losing bidders. As a result, the lottery ...
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State lottery officials said Thursday that they are not able to quantify the number of instant lottery tickets that were stolen during the April rioting in Baltimore that may have been subsequently cashed. Gina Smith, assistant director and chief financial ...Read More »
The big Mega Millions jackpot-winning tickets may have been sold in Georgia and California, but Maryland Lottery officials say a ticket worth $1 million was sold in Anne Arundel County. Lottery officials announced Wednesday morning that a second-tier winning ticket ...Read More »
It is no coincidence that the end of the Maryland lottery’s decade-and-a-half string of record sales came in the same year Maryland casinos really cashed in.Read More »