Two $1 million Powerball tickets sold at same Maryland 7-Eleven, jackpot rolls to $1.09 billion

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UPDATE: One lucky couple has claimed BOTH winning $1 million tickets.

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BALTIMORE, MD—The April Fools’ Day Powerball drawing has resulted in two winning $1 million tickets being sold at the same 7-Eleven location in Annapolis. The two tickets, along with four other third-tier prizes valued at $50,000 each, were sold at retailers in Elkton, Frederick, Hyattsville, and Oxon Hill.

The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday, April 3, is estimated to be $1.09 billion, with the estimated cash value being $527.3 million. If the jackpot is hit at $1.09 billion, it would be the fourth-largest jackpot in Powerball history and the ninth largest in U.S. history.

The winning numbers for Wednesday were 19, 24, 40, 42, and 56, with the Powerball being 23.

Two $1 Million Tickets

  • 7-Eleven, 710 Bestgate Road, Annapolis (Anne Arundel County)

Four $50,000 Tickets

  • High’s, 5655 Telegraph Road, Elkton (Cecil County)
  • Giant Eagle, 1275 West Patrick Street, Frederick (Frederick County)
  • Bill’s Wine & Liquor, 7431 Annapolis Road, Hyattsville (Prince George’s County)
  • Oxon Hill Citgo, 6104 Oxon Hill Road, Oxon Hill (Prince George’s County)

Maryland residents have won more than $9.9 million in Powerball prizes since the game began, with the state’s total sales of the game generating an estimated $9.8 million in contributions to state programs and services. The jackpot was last won on January 1, 2024, in Michigan, for a total of $842.4 million.

Maryland is home to three previous Powerball jackpot wins, which were won in January 2021 ($731.1 million), December 2011 ($128.8 million), and September 2011 ($108.8 million).

This article was written with the assistance of AI and reviewed by a human editor.

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