Player bought lucky ticket in Walkersville for May 22 drawing
Happy Monday to Maryland’s 25th $50,000 Powerball winner of 2021. Even though no one hit the jackpot in Saturday’s drawing, one lucky player bought a $50,000 winning ticket in Frederick County, and there were 21,729 other winning tickets sold in Maryland with prizes ranging from $4 to $100.
Congratulations! The $50,000-winning ticket was sold at D&B Liquors located at 8415 Woodsboro Pike in Walkersville. The winning numbers to match were 3, 19, 27, 37 and 40; the Powerball was 8 and the Power Play multiplier was 2.
Lottery officials encourage all of Maryland’s Powerball winners to sign the backs of their tickets immediately and put them in a safe location until they can claim their prizes. Winners get 182 days from the date of the drawing to claim prizes.
The $50,000 winner can claim the prize by mail, in person by appointment, or by dropping off the claim form and winning ticket at Maryland Lottery headquarters, 1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore. Winners of smaller prizes can claim them by mail, at Lottery retailers, at casinos, by appointment at Lottery headquarters or by dropping off a completed claims form and the winning ticket in the dropbox at Lottery headquarters. Get details on how to claim by mail here, how to schedule an appointment here, via the dropbox here (see last paragraph) and at Lottery retailers and casinos here.
No one hit the Powerball jackpot, which rolled to $236 million for the Wednesday, May 26 drawing. The cash option is $161.1 million.
Watch televised Powerball drawings at 11:22 p.m. on 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. Odds of winning the jackpot are approximately 292 million to 1. Overall odds of winning any prize are about 25 to 1.