Published: April 14, 2018

​​Maryland Lottery offers 25 ​C​ruise ​P​ackages as ​P​art of ​N​ational Powerball​ ​Promotion

For immediate release
April 13, 2018

Carole Bober Gentry
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​​Maryland Lottery offers 25 ​C​ruise ​P​ackages as ​P​art of ​N​ational Powerball​ ​Promotion   

Power Cruise™ Promotion Offers Powerball® Players Chance to Win Exclusive Cruise   

(Baltimore) – It’s back​. ​

The Power Cruise promotion returns tomorrow for the second year in a row, giving Maryland Lottery players the chance to win one of 25 Caribbean cruise vacation packages.

 Maryland is one of more than 20 lotteries participating in this popular promotion. In addition to the trip for two, each Maryland Lottery cruise package winner will receive roundtrip airfare, a hotel room the night before the cruise, $250 in spending money and a $250 onboard ship credit.

To enter, players must either download the Collect ‘N Win app to their phone or visit Winning and non-winning Powerball tickets purchased from April 14, 2018 through June 6, 2018 can be entered into the promotion. 

Departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL., the five-night cruise onboard Royal Caribbean’s adventure-packed ship, Majesty of the Seas®, will set sail on Jan. 19, 2019, stopping in Nassau and CocoCay, Bahamas.

Majesty of the Seas® offers everything from a poolside movie screen and the cool serenity of Vitality Spa℠, to the winning thrills of an expanded Casino Royale℠.  

 Once onboard, trip winners from all participating lotteries will have a chance to win cash prizes. A total of $250,000 in will be awarded, including seven $5,000 prizes and two $50,000 grand prizes. Power Cruisers and their guests will also be treated to VIP concerts by Kenny Loggins and World Classic Rockers (featuring members of Journey, Boston, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Steppenwolf and Santana).

POWER CRUISE™ is a trademark of Alchemy 3, LLC. Used under license. │Royal Caribbean International logo is a registered trademark of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and is used with permission. ©2018 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.® │ Powerball® and Power Play® are federally registered trademarks and are used with permission of the Multi-State Lottery Association. All rights reserved.

Since its inception in 1973, Maryland Lottery and Gaming has awarded more than $24.4 billion in prizes to Lottery players and more than $15 billion in Lottery revenue to the State of Maryland. One of Maryland’s largest revenue sources, the Lottery supports important state programs and services including education, public safety and health, human resources and the environment. For more information, go to Please remember to play responsibly and within your budget. For confidential help or information about gambling problems, visit or call 1-800-GAMBLER. 


Carole Bober Gentry
(Formerly Carole Everett)
Managing Director of Communications 
Maryland Lottery and Gaming 
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