Maryland one of four states with second-tier winners
Happy Monday to Maryland’s $1 million Powerball winner! A lucky player bought a winning second-tier ticket worth $1 million at Food Lion at 1565 Hyde Park in Baltimore for the Saturday, Jan. 10 drawing. Players in Maryland and the states of Arizona, Colorado and Tennessee matched five of the winning numbers in the drawing to capture the second-tier prize.
No one won the Powerball jackpot, which rolls to $176 million for the Wednesday, Jan. 14 drawing with a cash option of $117.3 million.
The lucky Maryland ticket missed only the red Power Ball number. Check your ticket to see if it carries the winning numbers of 2-9-19-28-29. The red Power Ball was 19.
This $1 million win is the 1st second-tier Powerball win in Maryland in 2015. The Maryland Lottery is still waiting to meet a $2 million Powerball winner holding a ticket sold at Keller’s Liquors at 865 W. 36th Street for the Dec. 10 drawing. For selling the lastest winning ticket, Food Lion will 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.
Nationally, 593,393 Powerball tickets were winners. Maryland saw 13,320 players win prizes ranging from the $1 million second-tier win down to $4. The 1,592 Marylanders who paid the extra $1 to add Power Play to the $2 ticket saw the prize increase by five.
Watch televised Powerball drawings at 11:22 p.m. 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 44 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Tickets cost $2 each.