Top prize-winning Take 5 ticket sold in Middle Village

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The New York Lottery announced multiple top prize-winning tickets for the Jan. 30 Take 5 evening drawing, including one that was sold in Middle Village.

The Eliot Convenient and Grocery located at 71-17 Eliot Ave. in Middle Village sold one prize-winning ticket worth $15,786. Queens has had a stroke of luck in recent months, 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.

Take 5 players with midday and evening draws on the same ticket should check their numbers at nylottery.ny.gov to determine if they have the winning numbers.

Numbers are drawn from a field of one through 39. The drawing is televised twice daily at 2:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Winnings may be claimed up to one year from the date of the drawing.

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.