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Winning Powerball ticket sold in Scott will expire on August 19

Posted at 6:16 PM, Aug 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-06 19:16:16-04

A Powerball ticket worth $50,000 that was sold in Scott will expire on August 19.

The ticket for the February 20th drawing was bought at the Race Trac at the corner of Ambassador Caffery and Willow, and no one has come forward to claim the money yet.

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

The ticket matched four white balls and the powerball.

"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

The deadline to claim the winning ticket is by 5:00 p.m. On Monday, August 19th.

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.