Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The second-tier prize winner was purchased at a 7-11 on Washington Blvd.
A $250,000 winning ticket for Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing was sold at a North Laurel convenience store, according to a Maryland Lottery official. Spokeswoman Erica Palmisano said the ticket, which matched five of six numbers, was purchased from the 7-Eleven at 9651 Washington Blvd. As of 9 a.m., no one had reported to the lottery's claim center to redeem the ticket, she said. Mega Millions is a multi-jurisdictional game operating in 42 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Friday, November 16, 2012
The next drawing is set for Saturday night.
The jackpot for Saturday's Powerball drawing has climbed to $214 million after Wednesday's drawing failed to produce a winner, lottery officials report. The multi-jurisdictional lottery is played in 42 states—including Maryland and Virginia—plus Washington, DC, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. It was almost a year ago that a Maryland resident last won a Powerball jackpot. On Christmas Eve 2011, a Cecil County couple's winning ticket brought them a $128.8 million dollar prize. More recently, one of three winning tickets in March's $640 million Mega Millions drawing was sold at a 7-Eleven in Milford Mill. The largest Powerball jackpot ever—$365 million—came in February of 2006. The lone winning ticket was purchased by eight employees of a Congra…
Saturday, March 31, 2012
The matching numbers were purchased from a 7-Eleven in Milford Mill.
A winning ticket in Friday's $640 million Mega Millions drawing was sold at a Maryland retailer, state lottery officials announced Saturday. The matching numbers — 2-4-23-38-46 and Mega Ball 23 — were purchased from a 7-Eleven store at 8014 Liberty Rd. in Baltimore County's Milford Mill community, according to the Baltimore Sun. By 7 a.m., reporters and television news crews had descended on the store. The owner declined to comment. “This is truly remarkable and historic,” Maryland Lottery Director Stephen Martino said in a statement. “We can’t wait to greet the winner of this world-record setting jackpot.” Two other winning tickets were reportedly sold Illinois and Kansas, likely forcing a three-way split of the jackpot. The total tops …