Someone in Albany County is Holding a Winning Powerball Ticket!
There was another lucky lottery winner in Albany County. The Powerball was $264 million, and although there was no jackpot winner, someone in Albany County was just one number off. This winning Powerball ticket is worth fifty thousand dollars.
The Winner Almost Hit the Actual Powerball!
Even though fifty thousand dollars is awesome, the winner could have walked away with two hundred sixty-four million dollars if it wasn't for just one number. The winning numbers were drawn on Saturday, August 19th. They were 1, 25, 27, 38, and 62 with the Powerball 13. The winner had four of the matching numbers plus the Powerball number. As impossible as that is to do, they only walk away with fifty grand.
Where Was The Winning Powerball Ticket Sold?
According to the New York Lottery, the ticket worth fifty thousand dollars was sold at Joe's Kwik Marts #463, located at 146 Delaware Avenue in Delmar.
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 pm. Monday night's jackpot is $291 million!
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.