Saturday, March 30, 2013
Reginald Rivers took the jackpot with a ticket he bought at Brenbrook Shell station, 8712 Liberty Road in Randallstown.
The $50,000 jackpot from the Maryand Lottery's Bonus Match 5 last week went to Reginald Rivers of Randallstown. The 66-year-old steelworker and has been married for 44 years to Ellen, a retired Baltimore County paramedic, according to the Maryland Lottery website. They have five children, six grandchildren as well as great-grandchildren. Read about that fateful day when Reginald Rivers won the lottery. He bought the ticket at Brenbrook Shell station, 8712 Liberty Road in Randallstown. Rivers isn't the first big winner from the Liberty Road corridor. Last March, a teacher from Baltimore County Schools won the $656 million jackpot at the 7-Eleven, 8014 Liberty Road in Milford Mill. The $656 million jackpot was split among three coworkers.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Jackpot for Wednesday night's drawing was $587.5 million.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
If you bought your Powerball ticket in Maryland, you did not win last night's $587.5 million jackpot. Two winning tickets were sold in the Nov. 28 Powerball lottery according to the Maryland Lottery website. The tickets were sold in Arizona and Missouri. The winning numbers were 5-16-22-23-29 with a Powerball of 6. However, the luck was not all bad for Maryland Powerball players. A $1 million winning ticket was sold in Maryland, and ten $10,000 prize tickets were sold. The lucky player won $1 million by matching all five white balls. The Maryland players who won $10,000 matched four of the white balls plus the Powerball number. Each Powerball ticket cost $2. Players choose five numbers plus a sixth Powerball number. Players matching all …
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
The Maryland Lottery reported its 15th consecutive year of sales growth, helped along by interest from the $656 million jackpot in March.
A record-setting Mega Millions jackpot helped pace the Maryland Lottery to a record of its own, with the agency reporting a 4.7 percent increase in sales over the previous fiscal year. The lottery said Monday that figures from fiscal year 2012 showed the 15th consecutive year of sales growth, despite greater competition from casinos and a dearth of new retail outlets. The lottery generated $1.795 billion in sales during fiscal year 2012, up $80.4 million from the year prior. Those sales translated into $556 million into Maryland’s general fund and $1.066 billion in prizes awarded to players. Interest in the Maryland Lottery was high earlier this year, when the jackpot for the national Mega Millions game reached a record $656 million in …
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
According to the Maryland Lottery officials, the winners of the historic $656 million jackpot watched the lottery news unfolding, came up with a plan, and went to the lottery headquarters in Baltimore with a financial adviser.
On March 30, a 20-year-old public school employee found a winning Mega Millions lottery ticket among the 60 she had spread out on the floor. "Once I realized one was a winner, I called my two friends right away," she said in a Maryland Lottery news release Tuesday. The three have decided to remain anonymous. She and another winner, a man in his 40s, went over to the third friend's house—a woman in her 50s—to plan how to claim their winnings, the release states. The three friends, all public school employees, had gone in on a pool together to purchase the 60 tickets for the historic $656 million Mega Millions jackpot, lottery officials said. They bought the Maryland winning ticket earlier that evening at the 7-Eleven located at 8014 …
Friday, March 23, 2012
Ticket bought in Ellicott City nets $50,000.