The Maryland Lottery is a state-run lottery service that offers a variety of interstate/multistate draws, instants, and video lottery. Lottery tickets are available at over 4,400 retailers across the state by anyone over the age of 18. Video lottery can is available at five locations throughout Maryland with a minimum playing age of 21.
Some of the more popular lotto games available at the Maryland Lottery include:
- Mega Millions
- Bonus Match 5
- Pick 3
- Pick 4
Winning Maryland Lottery numbers are given on Baltimore television station WBAL-TV throughout the week. Players may also access the winning numbers on the official website.
Maryland Online Lottery
At the moment there is no online lottery available in Maryland due to legal restrictions. To play the lottery players need to visit a retail location and purchase tickets in person. Steps are now taken to legalize online lottery gaming. However, there is no definite timeline.
Top Maryland Lottery Games
The Maryland Lottery provides a range of top lotto games using both interstate and multistate draws:
Bonus Match 5
Bonus Match 5 requires players to pick five numbers from 1 to 39 and a sixth bonus number for extra prizes. The odds of winning the Bonus Match 5 jackpot are one in 575,757 per $1 ticket with a grand prize of $50,000 up for grabs.
This makes Bonus Match 5 one of the higher probability games you can play at the MD Lottery.
Bonus Match 5 is drawn from Monday through Saturday at 7:56 pm ET, and on Sunday at 8:22 pm. One play is exactly a dollar and nine plays can be bought for six dollars.
Powerball is a massive countrywide lottery that gives players the chance to win hundreds of millions of dollars! To play in MD, you can pick up a ticket from any lottery retailer and select five main numbers and one Powerball number. Each Powerball ticket is $2.
The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292,201,338 which makes it a long shot but the potential reward is massive. A range of smaller prizes is starting from a few dollars to hundreds of thousands is also available. The Powerball is drawn every Wednesday and Saturday with results displayed on the MD Lottery website.