Lucky tickets sold in Capitol Heights, Parkville
Third-tier Powerball winners are springing up like May flowers this season. One lucky player bought a $100,000-winning ticket in Prince George’s County, and a $50,000-winning ticket was sold in Baltimore County for the Wednesday, May 4 drawing.
No one hit the jackpot but Maryland had 7,229 winners of prizes ranging from $4 to $50,000. Check your tickets for matches with the winning numbers in the drawing: 37, 39, 55 63 and 69; the Powerball was 23 and the Power Play multiplier was x2.
Best One Food located at 5908 Seat Pleasant Drive in Capitol Heights sold the $100,000-winning ticket with the Power Play option, which doubled the $50,000 prize. J Convenience at 8765 Satyr Hill Road in Parkville sold the $50,000-winning ticket.
The Powerball jackpot has rolled to an estimated $51 million for the May 7 drawing with an estimated cash value of $30.5 million. This year, including the two wins on May 4, the state has now sold two $2 million second-tier winning tickets, one $1 million second-tier winning ticket, 27 third-tier winning tickets and four Double Play third-tier winning tickets.
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.
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. Winners can also drop off a winning ticket along with a completed claim form and copies of their photo ID and proof of Social Security/Tax ID number in the Lottery drop box in the Montgomery Park Business Center lobby.