October 22, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Mega Millions Jackpot Grows to $1.6 Billion

The Mega Millions jackpot has grown to $1.6 billion, and the Powerball is up to $620 million. Together, the two largest lottery games have a combined jackpot of more than $2.2 billion. The next Mega Millions drawing will be 11 p.m. Tuesday. The Powerball’s next drawing will be 11 p.m. Wednesday. If Mega Millions gets […]

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October 19, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Mega Millions Jackpot: It’s a Billion — With a ‘B’

Update 3:45 p.m. Friday: The Mega Millions has hit the billion-dollar mark. Update, 1:45 p.m. Thursday: The Mega Millions keeps growing. Now the jackpot is $970 million. Meanwhile, no one won the Powerball in Wednesday night’s drawing, and its jackpot has reached $430 million. Original post: The Mega Millions jackpot has reached a record $900 […]

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October 17, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Mega Millions Lottery Grows to $868 Million

Update, Wednesday 8:15 a.m.: No one selected the correct numbers in Tuesday night’s Mega Millions lottery drawing, which sent the jackpot to $868 million. Combined, the two big lottery games have total prizes at $999 million. Wednesday night’s Powerball has a jackpot of $345 million. And the Mega Millions, which is drawn Tuesday night, has […]

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October 10, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Mega Millions Lottery Grows to $548 Million

Update: With no winner Tuesday night, the Friday night jackpot for the Mega Millions lottery has grown to $548 million, with a cash option of $309 million. Original Post: The two big lottery games have total prizes exceeding $750 million. The Powerball, which is drawn Wednesday night, has a jackpot of $282 million. And the […]

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March 30, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

It’s Been 6 Years Since Marylanders Hit the Biggest Mega Millions Jackpot

Updated: With an estimated annuity jackpot of $521 million, Friday’s Mega Millions drawing marks the fourth-largest jackpot in the game’s history. Friday also marks the six-year anniversary of the three Marylanders, known as the “Three Amigos”, who claimed the jackpot prize of the highest recorded Mega Millions of $656 million in 2012.  Two other winning […]

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April 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

Silver Spring Man Wins the Same Scratch Off Lottery Game Twice

Talk about lucky. A Silver Spring man has won the same lottery scratch off game twice this year, and he bought both tickets at the same retailer, according to information posted on the Maryland Lottery website. Jorge Matamoros won his first $5,000 prize about a month ago, and this month he scratched off a $50,000 […]

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January 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Powerball Jackpot Rolls Over to $1.3 Billion

The Powerball Jackpot is rolling over after there were no jackpot winners for Saturday’s drawing. That means the estimated Powerball Jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing is $1.3 billion, and that’s the largest jackpot in history. Maryland Lottery officials are reporting that someone, who purchased a second-tier ticket at a Food Lion in Berlin, Maryland, is a […]

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March 14, 2014 | Staff Writer

Mega Millions Jackpot Jumps to $353 Million

An estimated $353 million Mega Millions jackpot ($194 million cash option) will attract lottery players across the country this Friday, March 14. Lottery officials said the $353 million prize ranks as the fifth largest jackpot in Mega Millions history. Amount Date Winning Tickets $656 million 3/30/2012 3-IL, KS, MD $648 million 12/17/2013 2-CA, GA $390 […]

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