Million Dollar Winning Powerball Ticket Sold In New York
Someone in New York is now a millionaire thanks to the Powerball Lottery.
The New York State Lottery announced that one of the three tickets that won $1 million dollars from Saturday night's Powerball drawing was sold in New York State.
That ticket was sold in Westchester County at Chestnut Mart on Theodore Ave in Rye, New York. That ticket matched all five numbers but missed the Powerball number.
Saturday's winning Powerball numbers were 1-12-20-33-66 with a Powerball of 21
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No one claimed the grand prize jackpot which means tonight's jackpot is now up to $785 million dollars. There hasn't been a Powerball jackpot grand prize winner since July, when someone in California claimed the $1.08 billion jackpot.
Tonight's jackpot of $785 million dollars is the 4th largest jackpot in Powerball history. The lump-sum payout would be around $367 after taxes.
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If someone in New York were to win tonight's Powerball drawing, it would be the largest jackpot ever won in New York. Here is a look at the Top 5 largest lottery jackpot winners in New York State history.
6. $202 Million Dollars
A group of players who played under an LLC named 1937 Flatbush Ave Dodgers LLC won the Powerball prize on June 1st, 2011.
5.$208 Million Dollars
Daniel Bruckner claimed the Mega Millions jackpot winning just a shade over $200 million dollars in December of 2011.
4. $319 Million Dollars
Seven co-workers from Albany pulled their money and had the winning ticket for the Mega Millions. They took home $319 million dollars in 2011.
3. $326 Million Dollars
Harold Diamond held the record for the largest lottery jackpot in New York for seven years. He took home the Mega Millions jackpot in 2014.
2. $432 Million Dollars
This winning Mega Millions ticket was sold in September of 2021. The NY Lottery does not know who owns the tickets.
1. $476 Million Dollars
Johnnie Taylor took home the jackpot from the Mega Millions drawing in April of 2023.
Tonight's Powerball drawing is set for 11 pm.
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