Players made lucky purchases in Jessup, Phoenix
Maryland Powerball players keep racking up $50,000 prizes! Although no one hit the jackpot in the Saturday, Aug. 29 drawing, there were two $50,000-winning tickets sold in our state along with 11,398 other winning tickets ranging from $4 to $100.
Maryland Lottery retailers sold seven $50,000-winning Powerball tickets during August, and the game has produced 28 $50,000 winners in Maryland during 2020.
The Maryland Lottery is looking for the lucky players who bought the latest two $50,000 winning tickets at Jessup Shell, located at 8755 Washington Boulevard in Jessup (Howard County), and 7-Eleven #19925, located at 14215 Jarrettsville Pike in Phoenix (Baltimore County). The winning numbers for the drawing were 5, 21, 22, 29 and 43; the Powerball was 10 and the Power Play multiplier was 2.
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. Players can claim the $50,000 prizes by mail or in person by appointment at the Lottery Customer Resource Center. Get details on how to claim by mail here or schedule an appointment here. Winners of smaller prizes can claim them at any Lottery retailer. Access a list here.
Since no one hit the Powerball jackpot, it rolled to $56 million for the Wednesday, Sept. 2 drawing. The cash option is $44.1 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.