| Oct 17, 2014
| 3:05 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Starting Sunday, players of the Florida Lottery will have a new terminal game option to play.
The new game, called Monopoly Millionaires Club, gives people three different ways to win on each ticket with a top prize of $25 million....
| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:59 AM
During the last fiscal year, the Virginia Lottery generated a record profit of $538.6 million with Hampton Roads contributing a quarter of statewide sales.
Statewide lottery sales grew by 7.2 percent to $1.8 billion and Hampton Roads sales grew by 7.4...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 4:15 AM
A lucky patron of Holiday Food Mart on Holliday Street in downtown Baltimore won a $1 million Powerball ticket after matching all five balls on Wednesday night's drawing, Maryland lottery officials said.
The ticket, which matched five balls but not...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 7:05 AM
The winner of Pennsylvania Lottery's fifth largest prize and its first jackpot ticket sold in the Mega Millions game has come forward to claim an $86.7 million jackpot from the May 20 drawing.
Carl Szott of Pittsburgh received a ceremonial check for...