December 27, 1992
Thousands of prospective millionaires lined up to buy their chance at last night's $10 million El Gordo fortune, but in the end, only one will lay claim to the big money.His or her number: 2185023.In addition, contestants with ticket numbers 960207 and 129845 will be able each to claim $1 million as the result of last night's drawing. Smaller winnings were gleaned by those with tickets bearing the five-digit number, 83314; the four-digit, 3171; the three-digit, 652; and the two-digit, 65.Since Thursday, about 400,000 of the $5 tickets were sold, bringing the total to nearly 2.2 million tickets sold, lottery officials said.
October 10, 1991
Brooklyn Park soldier has won last night's $6 million Maryland Lotto drawing.Lottery spokesman Carroll H. Hynson Jr. said Sgt. Frances K. Rogers, 38, who serves with a recruitment unit at Fort Meade, purchased the winning ticket. She said she will share her winnings with a close friend, Sharon Taylor, 41, of Severn, a Desert Storm veteran now working in Rogers' unit as a civilian marketing representative.They'll collect 20 annual payments of about $290,000 each, before taxes.The winning numbers drawn last night were 10, 13, 14, 24, 26 and 27.There were 34 tickets sold matching five of the six winning numbers.
September 4, 1991
Robert Shinsky says he will keep on delivering the mail in Baltimore, for now. But he'll probably call in sick today.Shinsky, 34, from Stewartstown, Pa., came home from a vacation in North Carolina Monday night and discovered that he had won $3.5 million in the Aug. 24 drawing of the Maryland Lotto game."
July 26, 1991
The jackpot in tomorrow night's drawing of the Maryland Lotto game has been increased to $7 million after Wednesday's drawing failed to produce a winner.The numbers drawn Wednesday night were 6, 13, 16, 23, 25, 35.
July 2, 1991
The jackpot in tomorrow's drawing of the twice-weekly Maryland Lotto game has been increased to $8.5 million after Saturday's drawing failed to produce a winner.Lottery spokeswoman Elyn Garrett said the numbers drawn Saturday night were 3, 9, 15, 20, 28, 29.The lottery spokeswoman said 103 people correctly matched five of the six winning numbers; they are to collect $844 each.Another 4,817 bettors matched four of the six numbers drawn Saturday night. Each of their tickets is worth $31.Lotto sales for the drawing totaled $2,172,835.
June 28, 1991
The jackpot in tomorrow's twice-weekly Maryland Lotto drawing has been increased to $7 million after Wednesday night's drawing failed to produce a winner.The numbers drawn Wednesday night were 2, 21, 33, 34, 35, 45.Lottery spokeswoman Theresa Gutierrez said 3 people correctly matched five of the six winning numbers and each stands to collect $1,313.Another ,922 bettors matched four of the six numbers drawn Wednesday night. Each of their tickets is worth $8.Lotto sales for the Wednesday drawing totaled $,082,395.