BALTIMORE, MD—The New Year is off to a promising start for two lucky Powerball players who bought quick-pick tickets during the recent jackpot roll.
A Baltimore woman scored a $50,000 prize in the December 27 drawing and a Potomac resident won $1,000,004 in the January 5 drawing.
The $50,000 winner, a 39-year-old, purchased her $2 ticket on December 27 at Wine World located at 406-A Constant Friendship Boulevard in Abingdon. The $1,000,004 winner, a 53-year-old man, visited E&C Mid Atlantic (Shell convenience store and gas station) located at 700 Gaither Road in Rockville. After purchasing one $10 ticket, he starts 2022 as a millionaire.
In addition to enjoying increased Powerball sales during the jackpot run, one of the two retailers earns a bonus from the Maryland Lottery for selling a second-tier winning ticket. E&C Mid Atlantic received a $2,500 bonus for its role.