Maryland ticket wins Powerball’s $730 million jackpot; two $1 million tickets sold in Georgia

ATLANTA — Someone is waking up a millionaire this morning. Unfortunately, it’s probably not you.

A ticket in Maryland matched all the Powerball numbers last night to win the $730 million jackpot.

But, two lucky people in Georgia won $1 million each. Georgia Lottery told Channel 2 Action News that one ticket was sold in Alpharetta and the other in Columbus.

Here are Wednesday night’s winning numbers: 53-60-40-68-69 and the Powerball is 22.

If the Powerball winner chose the cash option, he or she would walk away with $546 million. The odds of winning the big prize were 1 in 292,201,338.

You can watch EVERY Powerball and Mega Millions drawing LIVE on Channel 2! Mega Millions drawings are on Tuesday and Friday. Powerball drawings are on Wednesday and Saturday.

But you still have a chance to become a millionaire, the drawing for the $970 million Mega Millions prize is Friday night.

The cash option for that jackpot is $716.3 million.

Stay with Channel 2 Action News for updates on the lottery winner

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