After Mega jackpot win, Powerball rolls to over $900 million top prize

28 March 2024- The Powerball jackpot rolled again Wednesday night after creating 33,193 winners in Maryland of prizes ranging from $4 to $50,000. The estimated annuity rocketed to $935 million, which is the fifth-largest prize in Powerball’s history.

The Maryland Lottery is looking for the lucky player who bought a third-tier winning ticket worth $50,000 at Chase Plaza Liquors, which is located at 12546 Eastern Avenue in Middle River. The winning numbers to match were 37, 46, 57, 60 and 66; the Powerball was 8.

Lottery officials encourage winners to sign the back of their tickets immediately and put them in a safe location. They get 182 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prizes. Instructions on claiming prizes in person or by mail are available HERE. Players must redeem prizes larger than $25,000 by mail or at Lottery headquarters in the Montgomery Park Business Center, 1800 Washington Blvd., Suite 330 in Baltimore. The Lottery’s Claims Center in Baltimore is open by appointment only (no walk-ins). Click HERE to schedule an appointment.

Maryland is home to three Powerball jackpot wins: $731.1 million in January 2021 (Lonaconing, Allegany County); $128.8 million in December 2011 (Elkton, Cecil County) and $108.8 million in September 2011 (Abingdon, Harford County).

In 2024, the state has now sold three $1 million second-tier winning tickets, 12 third-tier winning tickets worth $50,000 to $100,000 and two $50,000-winning Double Play tickets. In 2023, the state has now sold five $1 million second-tier winning tickets, one $500,000 second-tier Double Play ticket, 78 third-tier winning tickets worth $50,000 to $150,000 and 11 third-tier Double Play tickets of $50,000 and up.

The last Powerball jackpot win of $842.4 million took place on Jan. 1 in Michigan. Nationally, players won prizes on more than 1.7 million tickets in the March 27 drawing. During the current jackpot roll, Maryland players have won $6,898,324 in prizes while the estimated state revenue from Powerball sales rose to $8,457,262. Total Maryland Powerball sales during this roll reached $32,780,088.