Jackpot rolls on but player finds luck in July 21 drawing
Happy Thursday to the lucky Powerball player who won $50,000 in the Wednesday, July 21 drawing. Even though no one hit the jackpot, 15,341 Marylanders bought winning tickets with prizes ranging from $4 to $50,000.
The Maryland Lottery is looking for the lucky player who bought the third-tier winning ticket at Goshen Beer & Wine located at 9150 Rothbury Drive in Montgomery Village. The winning numbers to match were 27, 28, 44, 67 and 68; the Powerball was 11. This was the 33rd third-tier $50,000-winning Powerball ticket sold in Maryland in 2021.
The Powerball jackpot rolled to an estimated annuity value of $174 million for the Saturday, July 24 drawing and has an estimated cash option of $125.5 million.
Lottery officials encourage all winners to sign the back of their tickets immediately and put them in a safe location. Winners have 182 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prizes.
The $50,000 winner can claim the prize by mail, in person by appointment or by dropping off a completed claim form, the winning ticket and identification documents in the dropbox 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.
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.