The New York Lottery announced today that a second-prize ticket for the Jan. 5 Powerball was sold in Glendale.
The $1 million ticket was sold at Stop & Shop located at 64-65 Myrtle Ave. Another second-prize winning ticket was sold in Brooklyn.
The winning numbers for the Powerball game are picked from a pool of one to 69. The red Powerball is drawn from another field of one to 26. Participants can see the drawing of the winning numbers televised every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m.
Queens had a stroke of luck in 2021, with multiple winners across the borough in Ridgewood, Whitestone and Corona. Last month, a ticket worth $21,853.50 was purchased at YZ 99 CENTS STORE, located at 817 Seneca Ave. in Ridgewood.
The New York Lottery is the largest and most profitable lottery in North America, contributing $3.59 billion in the fiscal year 2020-21 to help support education in the state through ticket sales.
New Yorkers struggling with a gambling addiction, or those who know someone with a gambling addiction, can find help by calling the state’s toll-free, confidential HOPEline at 877-8-HOPENY (877-846-7369) or by texting HOPENY (467369).
For more information about the New York State lottery, visit nylottery.ny.gov.