Debra Opper of Owings Mills plans to use the money to go on a honeymoon with her new husband, buy him his own taxi and help her daughters with their bills.
Monday, January 7, 2013
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Jackpot for Wednesday night's drawing was $587.5 million.
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, 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 …
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
A Catonsville man bought a scratch ticket in Ellicott City, but it took an earthquake for him to discover he won.
What are the chances? First, an earthquake strikes and rattles Maryland. Then you scratch some lottery tickets—because you’re bored—and you win $1 million. Oh, and you've won $10,000 in the lottery once before. The chances are slim, but the result is one happy Catonsville couple, according to the Maryland Lottery. A federal employee was working Tuesday afternoon when the ground started moving below him. He said he thought it was a loud remodeling project, but was soon ordered to evacuate because it was, instead, the strongest earthquake to shake Maryland in decades. “I thought to myself, it was a great time to scratch off some of my lottery tickets,” the winner, who was not identified, said in an interview with the State Lottery. He …