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Playing the Maryland Lottery

Jun 7, 2008
Though the odds are not necessarily in your favor, there is always a possibility that you can hit the jackpot with Maryland Mega Millions. Even though your odds are not great, you still have just as much of a chance at winning per ticket than anyone else. The Maryland Mega Millions lottery game involves choosing six different numbers. Five of these numbers must range from one to fifty-six, and the sixth number, the Mega Ball number, must fall between one and forty-six.

Maryland Mega Millions Rules

The rules of the game are simple. If you get all six Maryland Mega Millions numbers correct, you win the jackpot. This is a really big deal, considering that it has reached the hundred millions in the past! Jackpots can get so large because Mega Millions lottery game tickets are sold in twelve different states, making it one of the largest multi-state lottery games in the country. The Maryland Mega Millions lottery jackpot builds from one drawing to the next, and if there is no winner of a drawing, the jackpot amount rolls over. This means that a single winner could win more money from the Maryland Mega Millions lottery than he or she could ever imagine.

Other Mega Millions Jackpots

Even if you do not win the big grand prize, there are still quite a few smaller prizes that are awarded for having less than the needed six numbers. For instance, if you match all five of the one to fifty-six numbers but do not match the Mega Millions, you will still win two hundred and fifty thousand dollars from the Maryland Mega Millions lottery. You also win cash prizes for matching only 4, 3, or 2 lottery numbers.

Maryland Mega Millions Results

You can find the Maryland Mega Millions lottery result on the official Maryland Mega Millions website. You can also watch the drawings live on television on a variety of local Maryland television stations. Mega Millions drawings take place on Tuesdays and Fridays at 10:12 pm.

Buy Maryland Mega Millions Lottery Tickets

If you want to play the Maryland lottery or any other state lottery game, simply log onto your official state website. These sites explain how to purchase tickets, and often times tickets can be purchased online so you can play most state lotteries from the comfort of your own home. You can also refer to official state websites for custom lottery news. Many sites offer lottery number generators to help make your lottery number picking easier for you. If you would like to purchase your tickets in person, you can also visit a local lottery terminal. No matter how you choose to purchase your tickets, or which tickets you choose to buy, you're bound to have some fun!
About the Author
Anthony Wayne works in the marketing department of online lottery site LuckyLotto in Pennsylvania. He is also editor of the Internet Bingo Blog a great source of internet bingo information.
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