Player bought lucky ticket in May 1 drawing
Check your Powerball tickets, Maryland players! We had a $50,000-winning ticket sold in our state for the May 1 drawing, and 16,085 other winning tickets ranging from $4 to $100.
The Maryland Lottery is looking for the lucky player who bought the $50,000 winning ticket at Eastern Carroll Fuel located at 2929 Eastern Boulevard in Middle River. The winning numbers were 35, 36, 47, 61 and 63; the Powerball was 3 and the Power Play multiplier was 3. This is Maryland’s 22nd $50,000 third-tier Powerball winner of 2021.
Lottery officials encourage all winners to sign the backs of their tickets immediately and put them in a safe location. Winners have 182 days from the date of the drawing to claim prizes.
The $50,000 winner can claim the prize by mail, in person by appointment or by dropping off the claim form and winning ticket 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.
The Powerball jackpot has rolled to $142 million for the May 5 drawing, with a cash option of $97.9 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.