Both lucky tickets purchased for Monday’s drawing
While no one hit the $472 million Powerball jackpot on Monday night, one Prince George’s County retailer sold two different tickets worth $50,000 each for Monday’s drawing!
Al’s Beer and Wine, located at 6224 Oxon Hill Road in Oxon Hill, sold one of the $50,000 winners on Sept. 19, and the other was sold on Sept. 20. There were also 14,256 other winning tickets sold in Maryland for Monday’s drawing, with prizes ranging from $4 to $100. The winning numbers were 37, 51, 54, 58 and 60; the Powerball was 19.
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.
The Powerball jackpot has been rolling for three months since being hit in Florida in the June 5 drawing. For the Wednesday, Sept. 22 drawing, the jackpot rolled to $490 million with a cash option of $355.1 million. These are the 42nd and 43rd third-tier prize-winning tickets sold in Maryland this year.
Watch televised Powerball drawings at 11:22 p.m. on Mondays, 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. Players can add either Power Play to their tickets for an additional $1 or Double Play for an additional $1 or both for a total ticket cost of $4.
Odds of winning the jackpot are approximately 292 million to 1. Overall odds of winning any prize are about 25 to 1.