Powerball Powerplay ticket worth $100,000 sold in Breezy Point

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The New York Lottery announced the third-prize-winning Powerplay ticket, worth $100,000, was sold in Breezy Point.

The winning ticket was sold at Deirdre Maeves Supermarket located at 202-36 Rockaway Point Blvd.

The Powerplay winner marks the continuation of Queens’ hot streak in terms of winning lottery tickets.

Earlier this month, the New York Lottery announced that multiple prize-winning tickets for the July 12 Take 5 drawing were sold in Queens.

Surbhi Enterprises Inc located at 75-04 Metropolitan Ave. in Middle Village sold one winning ticket worth $12,384.50 and Tibbs Stationary Inc., located at 112-17 Linden Blvd. in South Ozone Park, also sold a winning ticket worth the same amount.

The winning numbers for the Powerball game are drawn from a field of one to 69. The Power Ball is drawn from a separate field of one to 26. When purchased, the Power Play option provides players with a chance to multiply non-jackpot prizes up to 10 times.

The Powerball drawing is televised every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m.The New York Lottery is the most profitable lottery in North America, contributing $3.6 billion in 2021-22 to support education in New York state.

New Yorkers struggling with a gambling problem, or who know someone who is, can find help at NYProblemGamblingHelp.org, by calling the free, confidential HOPEline at 877-846-7369 or texting HOPENY (467369). Standard text rates may apply.