New York State is home to a big-time winner for the historic Powerball drawing.

Someone finally won the Powerball jackpot.

Powerball Winning Ticket Sold

Powerball Jackpot Reaches A Record $1.9 Billion
Getty Images

The near-record winning ticket was sold in Frazier Park, California. The winning ticket is worth about $1.73 billion, which is the second-biggest lottery prize in U.S. history.

The jackpot has been growing since July. The last jackpot, which was also sold in California, won over $1 billion.

The jackpot for the next drawing on Saturday is back to $20 million

$1 Million Winning Ticket Sold In Upstate New York


Despite the jackpot not being won in New York State, a second-place prize was won in the Empire State.

Top Recent Stories From Hudson Valley Post

Take a look at the top stories that may have impacted your hometown from the past week.  The rest of this article continues below:

Top Stories From Hudson Valley Post

Take a look at the top stories from the past week in the Hudson Valley

$1 Million Ticket Sold In Ballston Spa, Saratoga County, New York

The winning numbers in the Wednesday, Oct. 11 drawing were white balls 22, 24, 40, 52, 64 and red Powerball 10. The Power Play multiplier was 2X.

For all the news that the Hudson Valley is sharing make sure to follow Hudson Valley Post on Facebook, download the Hudson Valley Post Mobile

The $1 million ticket sold in New York was sold at the Stewart's Shops located on Route 9 in Ballston Spa in Saratoga County.


Read More: New York Is Crawling With Bed Bugs, 2 Cities Among Most Infested. Is Your Hometown Infested? 

The winner has one year to claim the prize.

There are still many ways to win big in New York. Find out more below.

10 Best Scratch-Offs To Buy This October In New York State

Based on odds of winning, here are the best lottery scratch-off games to purchase right now in New York State to score some cash.

Gallery Credit: New York State Lottery/Canva

40 Children Have Recently Gone Missing From New York State

Giant Horror Plant

A "giant horror plant" that can cause blindness and severe burns is still in New York State, despite the best efforts from New York officials.

The 10 Best Counties To Live In New York State

Is your hometown's county considered by Niche one of the best in New York State?

More From Hudson Valley Post