Maryland State Lotteries Laws
|Code Section||State Gov't. §9-101, et seq.|
|Distribution of Lottery Revenue||Pro rata basis for prizes and administrative expenses; for sports lotteries, proceeds go to Maryland Stadium Authority; for other lotteries, into General Fund of the state|
|Additional Purpose of Lottery||-|
|Lottery Prize Subject to Garnishment||Under appropriate court order, prize may be paid to person other than winner; any child support arrearage over $150; or any unpaid state or municipal tax|
|Time Limit to Claim Prize/Disposition||182 days/added to unclaimed prize fund or nondaily/weekly lottery drawing|
|Prohibited Related Activities||Sale to minor; forged/altered tickets; unauthorized sale|
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