Wednesday’s snowstorm is bringing a blizzard of bucks to a lucky Maryland Powerball player, who was the only player in the nation to win a $1 million prize in the Feb. 20 drawing. No one hit the jackpot, which rolled to $304 million for the Saturday, Feb. 23 drawing.
Check your tickets closely if you bought them at Dual Highway BP in Hagerstown, Washington County. The winning numbers were 27, 49, 50, 51 and 52; the Power Ball was 2. Lottery officials encourage the winner to sign the back of the ticket immediately and put it in a safe location. The winner has 182 days to claim the prize in person at Lottery headquarters, located at 1800 Washington Blvd. in Baltimore.
This is Maryland’s first $1 million Powerball win of 2019. In 2018, Maryland had one $1 million winner and in 2017 the state celebrated two $1 million Powerball winners. Maryland is home to two Powerball jackpot wins: $128.8 million in December 2011 (Elkton, Cecil County) and $108.8 million in September 2011 (Abingdon, Harford County).
For selling this lucky ticket, Dual Highway BP located at 1760 Dual Highway in Hagerstown earns a $2,500 bonus from the Lottery.