Lucky player wins third-tier prize in July 7 drawing
Happy winning Wednesday to the lucky Powerball player who won $50,000 in last night’s drawing. Even though no one hit the jackpot, Marylanders won 13,489 prizes ranging from $4 to $100.
The Maryland Lottery is looking for the player who bought a ticket at One Stop Convenience located at 321 Stemmers Run Road in Essex. The winning numbers in the July 7 drawing were 8, 21, 30, 49 and 57; the Powerball was 8.
Lottery officials encourage all 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.
In 2021, Maryland has had one $2 million win and one $1 million win. This year, Powerball has now produced 31 third-tier $50,000 winners, as well as one $2 million winner, one $1 million winner and the $731.1 million jackpot winner sold in January in Lonaconing.
The $50,000 winner can claim the prize by mail, in person by appointment or by dropping off a completed claim form and the winning ticket 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.
If you didn’t win this time, you can try your luck in the next drawing. The Powerball jackpot rolled to $127 million for the July 10 drawing and has a cash option of $89.9 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.