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Dream Turns Into $1 Million Reality for Glenelg Woman

First-time player becomes Powerball winner Many people dream of winning the lottery and becoming a millionaire. A lucky Glenelg woman went a step further than that. The 53-year-old Howard County resident said a set of numbers came to her in a dream one night in February. When she woke up, she wrote down the numbers. […]

Howard County Retailer Sells $1 Million Powerball Ticket

Three states have second-tier winners Put down your snow shovels, Powerball players and check your ticket if you bought it at Richburn Discount Liquors in Columbia for the Wednesday, Feb. 25 drawing. We’ve got a $1 million winner! Players in Florida, Maryland and New York matched five of the six winning numbers in the drawing […]

Two Winning $50,000 Bonus Match 5 Tickets Sold Over the Weekend

Lucky tickets sold in Laurel and Columbia Congratulations to TWO lucky Maryland Lottery Bonus Match 5 players who bought $50,000 winning tickets for this past weekend’s drawings. The Maryland Lottery is looking for the owners of the tickets, which matches the five winning numbers plus the Bonus Ball. The first lucky ticket was sold for […]

Columbia Electrician Jolted by Maryland Lottery Win

Paul Carey of Columbia won $50,000 with taxes paid on the Maryland Lottery’s Biggest Taxes Paid Ever scratch-off. Takes Home Tax-Free $50,000 Scratch-off Prize Few people enjoy waiting in line but Paul Carey of Columbia can thank his lucky stars for the line that formed at a local pharmacy. The electrician decided to pass the […]


Saving the Best for Last

Columbia Man Wins $50,000 Multi Prize Bingo Top Prize Alan Murrell usually buys $1 scratch-offs, which he has had success with in the past. However, yesterday he decided to up the ante with a $5 Multi Prize Bingo purchase, and was rewarded with a $50,000 top-prize winner. The restaurant manager had purchased eight or nine […]


Maryland’s First Powerball Millionaires Claim Prize

By claiming a $1 million Powerball prize won late last month, a Columbia couple has become the first local millionaires produced by the popular multi-state game.  The winners made use of the popular game’s Power Play option to turn what would have been a $200,000 second-tier win into $1 million. “We’re very happy to have […]


One Dollar Brings Power–ful Return

Columbia Man Wins $10,000 Third-Tier Powerball Prize The 20-year-old Powerball winner rarely engages in Lottery play. But, when the jackpot grew to $220 million, he said, “It wouldn’t hurt to try.” “The next thing I knew, I’d won the Lottery,” added the soft-spoken winner. The UMBC economics student bought just one Quick Pick ticket for […]