Wow! $7M Dollar Lotto Ticket Sold at a Speedway in Upstate NY
Whoah, you heard that right: 7 million dollars!
Have you checked all of your tickets yet? The odds of matching all 5 numbers, plus the Cash Ball is 1 in 7,282,016, and remarkably, someone from the Capital Region did just that!
Congrats to the lucky lotto player (who I hope is from our area) who just scored one of the largest grand prize jackpots in the history of the Capital Region.
According to the New York Lottery, there was one grand prize winner in the game called "Cash for Life" and the person lucky enough to lay claim to that ticket is now $7 million dollars richer!
Where was the ticket sold?
According to the New York Lottery, the winning ticket was sold at the Speedway gas station convenience store chain at 1911 Curry Road in Rotterdam.
Cash 4 Life is played by choosing 5 numbers between 1 to 60 and one number from 1 to 4 to be your Cash Ball. To win the Cash4Life Top Prize, match the six numbers on your ticket to the winning six-number combination drawn. So you need to hit all five numbers plus the Cash Ball in order to get the grand prize.
What are the odds of winning the jackpot?
Cash 4 Life is drawn nightly at 9 PM, and the grand prize-winning ticket was drawn on Tuesday evening. The winning numbers were 2, 3, 6, 18, 19 + 1.
The odds of matching all 5 numbers, plus the Cash Ball is 1 in 7,282,016.
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