New York State Lottery players are told to "check their tickets." Did you win a million dollars?

The Powerball jackpot has reached a billion dollars. The cash option on that works out to nearly 517 million dollars.

New York State Residents Could Win $1 Billion

425 Million Jackpot Draws Hopeful Lottery Ticket Buyers
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The Powerball jackpot has reached $1 billion because there was no grand prize winner in Monday night's big drawing. Monday's winning numbers were white balls 5, 8, 9, 17, 41 and red Powerball 21. The Power Play® multiplier was 4X.

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Wednesday's Powerball drawing will feature the seventh largest U.S. lottery jackpot and third largest Powerball jackpot.

Check Your Powerball Tickets

Powerball Jackpot Reaches A Record $1.9 Billion
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"Even though the jackpot was not hit, lotteries are urging players to check their tickets for one of the nine ways to win. The Monday drawing produced more than 2.8 million winning tickets nationwide, with players winning lower-tier cash prizes worth a combined $41.7 million," Powerball officials state.

Monday's drawing did produce five tickets that are worth $1 million each. Three lucky tickets worth two million were sold in Georgia, Arkansas and Texas.

$1 Million Powerball Ticket Sold In New York State

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One of the five million dollar winning tickets was sold in New York State.

The winning ticket was sold in the Bronx, according to the New York State Lottery.

$1 Million Powerball Ticket Sold In The Bronx, New York City

The winning ticket was sold by Gasolina, Fairfield Food Inc., located at 2525 3rd Avenue in the Bronx.


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