$247 Million Powerball Jackpot Winning Ticket Sold in New York
Someone in New York won the $247 million Powerball jackpot this weekend. Was it you or someone you know?
The lucky ticket holder correctly picked all six numbers in Saturday's Powerball drawing. The numbers were 5, 43, 56, 62, 68 and the Powerball was 24.
One winning ticket was sold in New York, lottery officials confirmed. The ticket matched all five white balls and the red Powerball to win the jackpot worth an estimated $245.6 million or a $147.8 million cash value.
In a press release, Powerball lottery officials didn't announce where the winning ticket was sold, only saying it was sold in New York State. However, according to the New York State Lottery website, the winning ticket was sold at the Stop & Shop located at 2754 Hylan Boulevard in Staten Island.
This is the sixth time the Powerball jackpot has been won in 2018. In odds of winning is about one in 293 million.
Did you win? What would you do with all that money?