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$50K unclaimed Powerball ticket sold in Scott set to expire

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Posted at 9:24 AM, Jul 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-19 10:28:03-04

An unclaimed Powerball ticket worth $50,000 sold in Scott is about to expire.

Louisiana Lottery says that no one has come forward to claim the prize which was won on February 20, 2019. The ticket is set to expire on August 19.

The ticket, which matched four of the five white ball numbers and the Powerball, was purchased at the RaceTrac Petroleum #381 in Scott.

The winning numbers for the February 20 drawing were 27-49-50-51-52 and the Powerball number was 02.

"We look forward to the winner coming forward to claim this prize. In the meantime, the individual should treat the ticket as cash," said Lottery President Rose Hudson. "It is also a good idea to sign the back of the ticket for security purposes."

The ticket holder has until 5:00 pm on August 19 to claim the prize.

Louisiana Lottery say that winnings are subject to applicable federal and state tax withholding. Prizes greater than $600 may be claimed at any of the Lottery's five regional offices located throughout the state or at Lottery headquarters in Baton Rouge.

If the prize is not claimed it will be deposited into the Lottery's unclaimed prize fund which is returned to players in the form of increased payouts on scratch-off games and player promotions, according to the lottery.