Player purchased lucky ticket in Saturday’s drawing
The $50,000 Powerball prizes just keep coming for Maryland players. Check your tickets from the Saturday, Nov. 14 drawing, Maryland, because Bowie Liquors in Prince George’s County sold a $50,000 winning ticket.
While no one hit the jackpot, there were 13,848 winning tickets sold in our state with prizes ranging from $4 to $50,000. The winning numbers were 7, 15, 18, 32 and 45; the Powerball was 20 and the Power Play multiplier was 2. The lucky ticket came from Bowie Liquors located at 6910 Laurel Bowie Road, and it is the 36th $50,000 Powerball winner sold in Maryland during 2020.
Maryland Lottery officials encourage winners to sign the backs of their tickets immediately and put them in a safe location. Winners typically get 182 days from the date of the drawing to claim prizes. However, the Lottery has temporarily extended claiming deadlines due to Maryland’s COVID-19 state of emergency.
The $50,000 winner can claim the prize by mail or in person by appointment at the Lottery headquarters’ Customer Resource Center located at 1800 Washington Blvd. in Baltimore. Winners of smaller prizes can claim them by mail, at Lottery retailers or by appointment at Lottery headquarters. Get details on how to claim by mail here, how to schedule an appointment here and how to cash prizes of up to $5,000 at Lottery retailers here.
The Powerball jackpot rolled to $179 million for the Wednesday, Nov. 18 drawing, with a cash option of $138.9 million. The last Powerball jackpot win was for $94.8 million in the Sept. 16 drawing, with the winning ticket sold in New York.
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.