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Maryland Lottery says glitch in system fixed

Monday - 5/20/2013, 4:01pm  ET

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Maryland Lottery officials say a software problem made it impossible for some winners of the Powerball game to claim their prizes for a time over the weekend.

WBAL-TV (http://bit.ly/10fwaFv) reports the glitch is fixed and winners may now go to retailers to get their winnings. In Maryland, there were more than 180,000 people who won some prize as a result of Saturday's Powerball drawing.

Carole Everett of the Maryland Lottery says there were 11 winners of $10,000 or more in the state and more than 300 who picked the winning numbers for prizes of $100.

One ticket purchased in Florida won the top prize of nearly $600 million.

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Information from: WBAL-TV, http://www.wbaltv.com


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