| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Shopping center location?
•Mary, Williamsburg: I'm calling about an item in Rusty Carter's Williamsburg Notebook in Friday's paper. The item is about "Williamsburg shopping center sold at auction." I live in Williamsburg and don't know which...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 12:06 PM
A Powerball lottery ticket worth $2 million was sold at a liquor store in Laurel, according to state lottery officials.
A ticket sold at Laurel Lakes Liquors on Baltimore Avenue qualified for a second-tier $1 million prize. Whoever bought it purchased...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Floridians sure have developed an itch for scratch-offs, spending more than $3.4 billion last fiscal year, according to figures released Monday by the Florida Lottery.
That interest in scratch-offs drove Florida sales to a record $5.4 billion in sales...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 3:00 AM
A red truck pulls into an empty parking lot off Fairfax Avenue just before 6 a.m. René Portillo gets out in a rush and heads to a blue shoe box of a building wearing a message in faded paint: "THE NEW YORK TIMES Expect The World." To the right, a...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 7:11 PM
A second-tier winning lottery ticket, valued at $1 million, was sold in Cecil County prior to Saturday's drawing.
The ticket was purchased at the Happy 40 Liquors at 600 E. Pulaski Hwy. in Elkton. The ticket was one of four secondary winners, where five...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 7:38 PM
A second-tier, $1 million Powerball lottery ticket was sold at a Cecil County grocery store for the Saturday drawing, lottery officials said.
The ticket was purchased at Martin's, located at 24 Rising Sun Towne Center in Rising Sun.
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Mega Money is disappearing, with a new game in its place.
The Florida Lottery is introducing "Lucky Money" on July 2, which it is calling an "enhanced version" of Mega Money. That game ends July 1.
The state added Mega Millions in May 2013, a...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:10 AM
The Florida Lotto yielded one single jackpot winner Saturday night, with a payout of $12 million.
The numbers were 12-16-23-33-46-50 and the ticket was sold at 7-Eleven, 4741 NW 79th Avenue in Miami. It was a quick pick.
It is only the third winning...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Maryland is joining 33 other lotteries in a multistate association that will give players access to new games, including one being introduced in the fall that could award several million-dollar prizes at one time.
Stephen Martino, director of the...
| May 22, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Someone is holding, likely with trembling hands, the most valuable lottery ticket ever sold in Broward County.
It’s worth $47 million, and its numbers match the 10-12-23-34-38-53 drawn Wednesday night in the Florida Lotto.
In the 26 years...
| May 31, 2014
A frequent lottery player who says she "had a dream about winning" cashed her $47 million ticket Friday.
Germana Sodre, 47, of Hollywood, claimed the Florida Lotto jackpot from the drawing held on May 21. She chose to receive her winnings as a lump-...