Player added Power Play to ticket for Oct. 18 drawing
Congratulations to the lucky Powerball player who bought a $100,000 winning ticket in the Monday, Oct. 18 drawing. Adding Power Play to the ticket doubled the third-tier prize!
Check your ticket if you bought it from Ellicott City Exxon located at 4235 Montgomery Road in Howard County. The winning numbers to match were 30, 32, 48, 53 and 63; the Powerball was 12 and the Power Play multiplier was x2.
Even though no one hit the jackpot, there were 7,200 winning tickets sold in our state ranging from $4 to $100,000.
Lottery officials encourage winners to sign the backs of their tickets immediately and put them in a safe location. They get 182 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prizes.
Instructions on claiming prizes in person or by mail are available HERE. Players must redeem prizes larger than $25,000 by mail or at Lottery headquarters in the Montgomery Park Business Center, 1800 Washington Blvd., Suite 330 in Baltimore. The Lottery’s Claims Center in Baltimore is open by appointment only (no walk-ins). Click here to schedule an appointment.
The Powerball jackpot has rolled to $73 million for the Wednesday, Oct. 20 drawing, with a cash option of $51.7 million.
Watch televised Powerball drawings at 11:22 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays on WBAL-TV. Winning numbers are available at mdlottery.com and on your smartphone by downloading the free MD Lottery app. Powerball is offered in 45 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Tickets cost $2 each. Players can add either Power Play to their tickets for an additional $1 or Double Play for an additional $1 or both for a total ticket cost of $4.