Check Your Numbers! Upstate NYer Holding Winning Powerball Ticket!
The Powerball jackpot was $1.76 billion dollars on Wednesday, October 11th. There was one winner and that ticket was sold in California. However, a second-place winner in Upstate New York is worth one million dollars!
This Upstate New York Winner Was So Close to Winning $1.76 Billion!
Even though one million dollars is awesome, the winner was only the Powerball number away from winning the $1.76 billion! The winning numbers for the October 11th Powerball drawing were 22, 24, 40, 52, 64, and the Powerball number was 10. The winner had all five numbers without the Powerball number.
Where Was The Winning Powerball Ticket Sold?
The $1 million Powerball winning ticket was sold in Saratoga County. It was sold at a popular Stewart's Shop. This Stewart's Shop is located at 2467 Route 9 in Ballston Spa/Malta.
The winning numbers for the Powerball game are drawn from a field of one to sixty-nine. The Power Ball is an entirely separate drawing from a field of one to twenty-six. The Powerball is drawn three times a week on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. This was the second-highest Powerball jackpot at $1.76 billion.
There are forty-five states that participate in the Powerball drawing. Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands also play Powerball. The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 292,201,338.
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