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Winning $1 million Powerball ticket sold in Maryland

BALTIMORE, MD—The first Powerball drawing of 2024 did not disappoint, as an $842.4 million jackpot-winning ticket was sold in Michigan and Prince George’s County produced its own $1 million second-tier winner, as well as a $50,000 Double Play winner.

The winning numbers for the January 1, 2024 Powerball drawing were 12, 21, 42, 44, 49; the Powerball was 1. Maryland sold 38,362 winning tickets in the regular drawing with prizes ranging from $4 to $1 million. The winning numbers for the January 1 Powerball Double Play drawing were 19, 31, 40, 42 and 64; the Powerball was 2

A winning $1 million ticket was sold at at Green Meadows Exxon, located at 6762 Riggs Road in Hyattsville. A third-tier $50,000 Double Play ticket was sold at the 7-Eleven located at at 9500 Ruby Lockhart Boulevard in Bowie.

Maryland Lottery officials encourage all winners to sign the back of their tickets immediately and put them in a safe location. Winners have 182 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prizes.

Lottery officials say this was the fifth-largest jackpot in Powerball history and the 10th-largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history. The $1 million-winning ticket was the first second-tier winning ticket sold in Maryland during this roll. There were also 15 third-tier winners in Maryland during this roll, including three Double Play tickets, with prizes ranging from $50,000 to $100,000.

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