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Maryland State Lotteries Laws

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Code SectionState Gov't. §9-101, et seq.
Distribution of Lottery RevenuePro 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/Disposition182 days/added to unclaimed prize fund or nondaily/weekly lottery drawing
Prohibited Related ActivitiesSale to minor; forged/altered tickets; unauthorized sale

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