Four Lottery Winners Reported in Eastern County

A newly minted millionaire in Essex claimed the top Maryland Lottery ticket of the past week, and in Dundalk — picked up $100,000 prizes, all won on scratch-off tickets.

In all, 23 players across the state won or claimed prizes of $10,000 or more, and the Lottery paid nearly $27.9 million in prizes in the seven days ending Oct. 17.

Winners of prizes larger than $25,000 must redeem their tickets at the Maryland Lottery Claims Center in Baltimore, which is open by appointment only. Prizes of up to $5,000 can be claimed at any of more than 400 Expanded Cashing Authority Program (XCAP) locations. All Maryland Lottery retailers are authorized to cash tickets up to and including $600. More information is available on the How To Claim page of

Here is the weekly roundup of big winners in eastern Baltimore County:

Scratch-off Prizes Claimed from Oct. 11-17:

$1 Million Prize

Money Explosion, Weis Market #86, 165 Orville Road, Essex

$100,000 Prizes

$100,000 Lucky, Walmart #2435, 2399 North Point Boulevard, Dundalk


· $17,221 ticket sold Oct. 14 at Full House Saloon, 2311 Sparrow’s Point Road, Edgemere (claimed)

· $14,067.50 ticket sold Oct. 13 at Full House Saloon, 2311 Sparrow’s Point Road, Edgemere (unclaimed as of Oct. 18)