Maryland Lottery, with the motive to support State Education and Public health and safety the Citizens of Maryland approved the government-run lottery in 1972. MD lottery started operating on Jan 2nd, 1973 with 3,800 sales agents selling tickets across the state.
From the net Lottery sales, MD lottery returns 60% to players, and 30% is to fund the state welfare programs like education and health. Out of remaining 10%, 7% goes to retailers as commission and 3% for operating expenses. Since 1973, Maryland lottery agency has contributed more than $14 billion to the state welfare and more than $22 billion awarded to players in the form of jackpots and prizes.
As of today, Maryland lottery four state-only games;
Pick 3 and Pick4; the draws are two times daily. Player has to choose 3 digits for Pick 3 and 4 digits to play Pick4 from the 0 through 9. The prizes and play types Visit Maryland Lottery Pick3 and Maryland lottery Pick4 information pages.
Bonus Match 5, another daily game in MD Lottery, held seven days a week. Players have to choose 5 numbers from the range of 1 through 39.
5 Card Cash, it’s based on the standard poker game using a playing deck of 52 cards offered by Maryland Lottery. It is a combination of an instant win and Daily Drawing. If the ticket has a Poker Hand of pair of jacks or better, the player instantly wins the prize for that hand. Also in the evening, 5 cards would be drawn from the standard 52 card deck. There will be different prizes for matching 2, 3, 4 or 5 of the drawn cards.
MultiMatch Lotto, with draws on Monday and Thursday at 11:22 PM local time. The bet is $2 for a jackpot starts at $500,000. The jackpot goes up until its own. Players have to choose 6 numbers and two more sets of six numbers will be auto picked, making a total of 18 numbers. There are different ways to win. Visit MD Lottery Multi-Match game page for additional information.
In addition to the state-run lottery games, Maryland lottery began offering Mega Millions in September 1996. Powerball lottery became available in MD lottery from February 2010.
Maryland lottery also offers the famous multi-state lottery Cash4Life from January 26, 2016.
For details of
lottery and latest news visit Maryland
Lottery Official Website
Lottery Contact Address :
Maryland State Lottery Agency
Suite 330 comma 1800 Washington Blvd
Phone : (401) 230-8800
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