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Maryland dog groomer wins $2 million in lottery, credits message from late father
A penny from heaven led to a fateful win By Kate Northrop A Maryland woman is crediting her late father and a penny from heaven for winning $2 million in a scratch-off game. An anonymous Hagerstown resident, going by the name Happy Dog Groomer to protect her identity while sharing her story, said that a well-placed lucky charm from her late father was the reason she landed a $2 million top prize in a scratch-off lottery game. The events that led up to the big win were what put he
Jun 3, 2023, 9:57 am - Lottery News

Maryland man who took six-month hiatus from playing the lottery wins $50,000
25-year-old man wakes up one morning with a gut feeling By Kate Northrop A Maryland man who took a six-month break from playing the lottery decided to pick up a ticket and won $50,000. A 25-year-old Glen Burnie man woke up one day with the sense he should buy a lottery ticket after having not played any games for six months. That gut feeling led him to a Maryland Lottery retailer, a Mobil gas station on Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie, where he filled up his tank and approached th
May 17, 2023, 12:43 pm - Lottery News

Maryland man wins third $50,000 Pick 5 lottery prize in less than a year using same numbers
Lottery winner has advice for people playing their favorite numbers By Kate Northrop A Maryland man won his third $50,000 top prize in the Maryland Lottery's Pick 5 game in less than a year while using the same set of numbers each time. A Big Winner from Maryland has some advice for lottery players who like to use their own lucky numbers after scooping up his third Pick 5 top prize in the span of 11 months. The Waldorf man, dubbing himself Big Winner to protect his identity while
Apr 24, 2023, 4:28 pm - Lottery News

Maryland man wins fourth major lottery prize above $50,000
Lottery officials see a familiar face walk into headquarters By Kate Northrop There's a Maryland man whose luck refuses to run out after he bagged his fourth major lottery prize above $50,000 last week. A lottery enthusiast made his fourth trip to Maryland Lottery headquarters to claim not his second, not his third, but his fourth lottery prize of at least $50,000. Kenneth Weinberg of Columbia has become a familiar face at Lottery headquarters in Baltimore. He paid a visit last w
Mar 15, 2023, 5:42 pm - Lottery News

Maryland and Massachusetts Lotteries announce $50 scratch-off tickets
Two more states to join the $50 trend By Kate Northrop The Maryland Lottery and Massachusetts Lottery have both recently announced that they are on track to begin offering their first $50 scratch-off tickets this year. In February, Maryland and Massachusetts players will be able to pick out an expensive ticket next time they visit a lottery retailer. This year is a big milestone for the Maryland Lottery, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary since opening its doors on Jan. 2,
Jan 9, 2023, 5:24 pm - Lottery News

Maryland Lottery to switch to computerized drawings
Lottery to leave behind traditional ball drawings in favor of embracing the future By Kate Northrop The Maryland Lottery announced today that it has plans to switch its draw methods from traditional lottery ball drawing machines to digital computerized drawings. Next week, the Maryland Lottery will officially retire the ball drawing machines and switch over to a random number generator (RNG) to conduct its in-state games. Lottery balls and machines have been part of the Maryland
Dec 12, 2022, 12:08 pm - Lottery News

Maryland woman forgot where she hid $50,000 lottery ticket
Steve Harvey, FTW By Kate Northrop A Maryland woman won $50,000 on a scratch-off lottery ticket, but her hiding spot was apparently so good that she forgot where she put it. Srijana Wosti was in a panic when she realized that the claims deadline was approaching for a $50,000 winning lottery ticket she could not find. A scratch-off ticket was hiding somewhere in Wosti's home, waiting to be cashed in. Thankfully, the winner's hunt was successful, but it was not without stress.
Dec 8, 2022, 5:38 pm - Lottery News

Maryland man wins his third Racetrax prize in five years
The Maryland Lottery is quite familiar with this winner By Kate Northrop The Maryland Lottery recognized a familiar face visiting their offices this week when he returned to claim his third Racetrax prize in the last five years. An anonymous lottery player, who recently made a return trip the Maryland Lottery to collect a $19,740 prize, is now a three-time Racetrax winner. Lucky Sgt. originally chose his nickname back in 2017 when he won his first two Racetrax prizes, each for
Jun 12, 2022, 8:02 am - Lottery News

$20 tip turns into $100,000 lottery prize for Maryland Uber driver
Happy tears for this winner and his family after winnings provide means for a meaningful trip By Kate Northrop A lucky Uber driver decided to use an unexpected $20 tip to buy a lottery ticket, which in turn earned him a six-figure prize. What others might call a risk turned out to be a rather lucrative decision for an anonymous Maryland man who netted a $100,000 lottery prize using a large tip he received from a customer. At the end of a Friday night filled with jetting Uber cu
Jun 8, 2022, 1:36 pm - Lottery News

Audit opens up conversation about possible collusion between Maryland lottery players and vendors
Report reveals lack of investigative procedures for high-winning individuals By Kate Northrop A report conducted by the Office of Legislative Audits in 2022 revealed security concerns that suggest possible collusion between lottery winners and vendors in the state of Maryland. The report, published and viewable online by the Maryland Department of Legislative Services, reviews a fiscal compliance audit of the State Lottery and Gaming Control Agency (SLGCA) between Jan. 3, 2017 and
May 25, 2022, 4:49 pm - Lottery News