Who’s the Upstate NYer That Won Part of $1.08 Billion Powerball Jackpot?
On July 19th, the New York Lottery Powerball jackpot was $1.08 billion. Although there was only one winner from California who got the billion, there was an Upstate New Yorker who cashed in too. They won second place worth one million dollars and their identity has been revealed.
Why Was This Winning Ticket Only Worth $1 Million and Not $1.08 Billion?
This winning New York Lottery Powerball ticket is worth only a small fraction of the jackpot because the winner matched five numbers but not the Powerball number. The New York Lottery Powerball July 19th winning numbers were 7, 10, 11, 13, and 24 and the Powerball was 24.
Where Was This Lucky NY Lottery Powerball Ticket Sold?
The one million dollar Powerball ticket was sold at the Cumberland Farms at 1159 Troy-Schenectady Road in Latham.
There are two Cumberland Farms stores on Troy-Schenectady Road. This Cumby's is closer to Schenectady near Galleria 7 Plaza in Latham.
Who Was The Upstate New Yorker Who Claimed the $1 Million Powerball Prize?
According to the New York Lottery, Peter Cornell of Schenectady has claimed the one million dollar Powerball second prize from the $1.08 billion drawing on July 19th. Cornell decided to receive a one-time lump sum of $651,121.
In the 2022-2023 fiscal year, school districts in Schenectady County received $48,224,180 in Lottery Aid to Education funds.
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