Lucky Lotto Hub in Upstate NY Hits Another $3M Mega Million Winner!
There was no grand prize winner in Tuesday night's Mega Millions Lottery jackpot and now Friday's grand prize is expected to explode to over $1.35B dollars!
Where are you going to buy your lottery tickets?
Here are at least 10 million reasons to consider a lucky lotto spot 80 miles south of Albany.
Last night's numbers were: 7, 13, 14, 15, and 18, and the Megaplier # was 9. While there was no grand prize winner, there was one second-place $3M winner from the drawing and it was sold at Smokes 4 Less at 59 N. Plank Road in Newburgh
What's up with the "lucky" convenience store that sold the ticket: Smokes for Less.
There are a total of ten "Smokes 4 Less" convenience stores in New York and pound for pound, they have to be the luckiest store in New York - maybe even America.
To put it in perspective, there are roughly 450 Stewart's and Cumberland Farms stores in New York - not to mention tens of thousands of other outlets for people to buy their lotto tickets.
Mega Millions is played throughout 45 states as well as the District of Columbia and the US Virgin Islands, the odds that one convenience store could have multiple winners in just a few short months is hard to fathom.
Smokes for Less had at least 5 to 6 massive payouts from either Mega, Powerball, or scratch-offs within the last year or so with big winners claiming prizes in January, February, and April of 2022, and a big winner last night to kick off 2023.
So, what's the deal with these "lucky" convenience stores about an hour south of Albany?
In late April we wrote about the store after learning it sold a piece of a $22M Powerball jackpot. That Powerball winner claimed $1M dollars for second place!
In November of 2022, the Daily Voice reported that a player struck it rich in the Hudson Valley by correctly hitting all the right numbers to win $1,000 a week for life!
They hope that trend continues as the next drawing for Mega Millions will be on Friday night and right now the jackpot is soaring toward $1.5 billion dollars!
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