Mega Millions, Powerball Make Changes to Jackpots, Minimum Increases

Guaranteed starting jackpot amounts, minimum increases to be eliminated The organizations that operate Mega Millions and Powerball have announced changes to ensure that the two games continue to support good causes that benefit from lottery profits in 48 U.S. jurisdictions. Here are questions and answers summarizing the changes:   What changes is Mega Millions making?…

Game Sales and Interest Rates to Determine Advertised Powerball Jackpot

Guaranteed starting jackpot amounts, minimum increases to be eliminated The Powerball Product Group has announced changes to ensure that the Powerball game continues to support good causes in all 48 U.S. lottery jurisdictions. Here are questions and answers summarizing the changes: What changes is Powerball making? Following the April 8 drawing, Powerball’s starting jackpot and…

Lottery Claiming Deadlines Extended During State of Emergency

Tickets that expire during emergency period can be redeemed up to 30 days after its conclusion The Maryland Lottery has temporarily extended the deadline for players to redeem winning tickets that expire during the coronavirus state of emergency. Typically, draw game tickets must be redeemed within 182 days of the drawing date; Fast Play tickets…

Powerball to Adjust Starting Jackpot, Minimum Roll Increases

Changes to take effect after the next Powerball jackpot is hit Powerball has announced changes to its game due to a slowdown in ticket sales during the current health crisis. Here are questions and answers summarizing the changes:   What changes is Powerball making? Following the next jackpot win in Powerball, the game’s starting jackpot…

FAST PLAY Lucky Numbers Ticket Worth $112,124 Sold in Laurel

Third progressive prize won this month Our FAST PLAY game is red hot! A lucky Maryland Lottery player bought a progressive top-prize FAST PLAY Lucky Numbers winning ticket in Laurel on March 25. This ticket, worth $112,567, was sold in the afternoon at Shoppers #2347 located at 3441 Laurel Fort Meade Road. The Lucky Numbers…

If You Play the Lottery, Play it Safe

Numerous options available for responsible Lottery play While Maryland Lottery tickets can still be purchased during the coronavirus pandemic, we strongly encourage Lottery players to take necessary precautions and practice social distancing to keep the virus from spreading. Here are some suggestions: Use playslips and your own pen or pencil: Paper playslips are available at…

FAST PLAY Lucky Numbers Ticket Worth $117,567 Sold in Hagerstown

Second progressive top prize winner sold in less than a week For the second time in five days, a lucky Maryland Lottery player bought a progressive top-prize FAST PLAY Lucky Numbers winning ticket. This prize, worth $117,567, was sold in Hagerstown on March 22. The Lucky Numbers game still has 35 progressive top prizes remaining….