With no one having matched all six Powerball numbers lately, the jackpot has grown to $461 million for the Sept. 6 drawing. But three players in Maryland did match enough numbers last week to win $50,000 each. Similarly, the Mega Millions jackpot has crossed into nine-digit territory, hitting $101 million for the Sept. 5 drawing, as players in Charlotte Hall and Silver Spring matched enough numbers last week to win $10,000 each. The Maryland Lottery’s biggest prizes of the week, however, were $100,000 scratch-off wins in Dundalk and Hagerstown. The last Powerball jackpot win came on July 20, when a ticket worth $1.08 billion was sold in California. The jackpot then reset to $20 million, and has been growing ever since. While matching all six numbers results in a jackpot win, matching four of the first five numbers and the Powerball number is good for a $50,000 prize, and last week players in Bel Air, Hyattsville and Mechanicsville did exactly that. In all, 30 Maryland Lottery tickets worth $10,000 or more were sold or redeemed in the seven days ending Sept. 3, and the Lottery paid more than $28.3 million in prizes during that span. Winners of prizes larger than $25,000 must redeem their tickets at the Maryland […]
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