Donors gave the Republican National Committee $8.1 million during the first two weeks of October. The Democratic National Committee raised $6.2 million. (Photo by BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Director of Maryland Lottery, Gaming Stepping Down

The director of Maryland’s lottery and gaming agency is cashing in his chips.


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North Carolina, Puerto Rico, Texas Tickets Win Powerball

Tickets in North Carolina, Puerto Rico and Texas have matched all six numbers to split a $564.1 million Powerball jackpot, lottery officials said Thursday.


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Germantown Woman Wins Ravens Season Tickets for 20 Years

A Montgomery County resident has won Baltimore Ravens season tickets for 20 years in a competition Wednesday.


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No Lottery Jackpot Winner in $380M Powerball Drawing

Lottery officials say no jackpot winner was selected in the latest $380 million Powerball drawing.


The scores of losing players in last week's $425 million Powerball jackpot did more than take an extremely long shot at getting rich. Their ticket purchases also helped fund a small but increasingly important part of their states' budgets. (Credit: THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. to Start Selling New Scratch-Off Lottery Tickets

For the first time in 18 months, the District of Columbia Lottery will soon have a dedicated supply of scratch-off tickets.


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Winning Lottery Ticket Sold in Carroll County

A winning lottery ticket worth $1 million was sold at a Carrol County liquor store.


Aaron Monsey, Sterling man who won $1 million Powerball prize. (Credit: Virginia Lottery)

Sterling Man Claims $1M Powerball Prize Just in Time

A Sterling man claimed his $1 million Powerball prize less than a week before it was set to expire.


Aisha Hawkins of Capital Heights claimed a $1 million prize from the D.C. Lottery on Wednesday. (Chuck Carroll/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Maryland Woman Claims $1 Million D.C. Lottery Prize

D.C. Lottery officials say a Prince George’s County woman is set to collect a $1 million prize on Wednesday.


A sign advertising the $636 Million Mega Millions lottery jackpot hangs in a convenience store window on December 17, 2013. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Lottery: Maryland Woman Likely Winner of $1 Million Ticket

D.C. Lottery officials say a Prince George’s County woman is the likely winner of a $1 million Mega Millions prize.


Lighting ceremony of the National Christmas Tree during a ceremony at the Ellipse December 6, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

National Christmas Tree Lighting Date Set

Christmas is a mere two months away, and the deadline to apply for the lottery to attend the National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is quickly approaching.