Fruitland retailer sells lucky ticket in Monday’s drawing
Heads up, Eastern Shore Powerball players! Someone bought a $50,000-winning ticket for Monday’s drawing at a Fruitland Lottery retailer. Even though no one hit the jackpot, there were a total of 7,562 winning tickets sold in our state with prizes ranging from $4 to $50,000.
The lucky ticket was purchased on March 26 at Walmart #2931, located at 409 North Fruitland Boulevard in Fruitland. The winning numbers in the March 27 drawing were 19, 26, 36, 43 and 58; the Powerball was 14. 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.
The Powerball jackpot has rolled to an estimated annuity value of $132 million for the Wednesday, March 29 drawing. The estimated cash option is $71.4 million.
This year, the Maryland Lottery has sold 23 third-tier winning tickets worth $50,000 to $150,000 and four third-tier Double Play tickets worth $50,000. In 2022, the state sold two $2 million second-tier winning tickets, seven $1 million second-tier winning tickets, 92 third-tier winning tickets and five Double Play third-tier winning tickets.
Maryland is home to three Powerball jackpot wins: $731.1 million in January 2021 (Lonaconing, Allegany County); $128.8 million in December 2011 (Elkton, Cecil County) and $108.8 million in September 2011 (Abingdon, Harford County).
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.