$2 Million Winning Powerball Ticket Sold in Laurel

Second-tier ticket chose Power Play option

We have a winner! A lucky person who purchased a Powerball ticket in Laurel will be very glad they purchased the Power Play option for an extra dollar! The winning second-tier ticket with the Power Play option selected, worth $2 million, was purchased for the Saturday, Aug. 9 drawing at Laurel Lakes Liquors in Laurel.

This is the second big prize sold at Laurel Lakes Liquors within the past month, following a $1 million Lucky Millionaire scratch-off win claimed by a D.C. metro worker in June.

The lucky ticket matched all five white balls, missing only the Power Ball number. The winning numbers are 03, 12, 31, 34, 51 and Power Ball 24. This is the tenth second-tier Powerball win in Maryland this year and the first second-tier with the Power Play option selected. The July 16 second-tier winning ticket bought at Tucker’s Liquors in Clinton is remains unclaimed.

For selling the ticket, the retailer receives a $2,500 bonus. The winner has 182 days to claim the prize in person at Lottery headquarters, located at 1800 Washington Blvd. in Baltimore.