Weis store in Carney sells winning, $50K Powerball ticket

PowerballUPDATE: The winner has come forward – details here.

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Happy days are here for two Maryland Powerball players. Although no one hit the jackpot in the Wednesday, June 7, drawing, Maryland had one $150,000 winner, one $50,000 winner and a total of 44,523 winners of at least $4 statewide.

The winnings numbers were 5, 21, 57, 66 and 69; the Power Ball was 13 and the Power Play multiplier was 3.

The Maryland Lottery is looking for the lucky players who bought a $150,000-winning ticket at the 7-Eleven store located at 7820 Wisconsin Avenue in Bethesda, and a $50,000-winning ticket at the Weis store located at 9613 Harford Road in Parkville/Carney. They were among 42 third-tier prize winners nationwide in the June 7 drawing.

The ticket purchased in Bethesda included the Power Play option, which tripled the $50,000 third-tier prize to $150,000 because of the 3x multiplier.

Lottery officials encourage winners to sign the backs of their tickets immediately and put them in safe locations. The two third-tier winners have 182 days to claim their prizes in person at Lottery headquarters, located at 1800 Washington Blvd. in Baltimore.

No one hit the $375 million Powerball jackpot, which rolls to an estimated $435 million for the Saturday, June 10 drawing with a cash option of $273.1 million (before taxes). It will be the eighth-largest jackpot amount in Powerball’s history.

Watch televised Powerball drawings at 11:22 p.m. 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 44 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Tickets cost $2 each.

Odds of winning the jackpot are approximately 1 in 292 million. Overall odds of winning any prize are about 1 in 25.

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