You've got to wonder if whoever bought a winning lottery ticket last week at a Bay Shore liquor store got a bottle of Champagne to go with that ticket.

It was a winner, worth a guaranteed \$7 million, the New York Lottery said.

The Cash4Life ticket for the Wednesday, April 17, drawing matched the winning numbers, including the cash ball — good for the \$1,000 a day for life prize in the daily drawing, lottery officials said.

The ticket was sold at Sunrise Liquor Store, located at 1851 Sunrise Hwy. A store representative was not immediately available for comment on Monday — and it was not immediately clear if the ticket holder has come forward to claim the prize in the drawing.

The drawn numbers were 10, 14, 32, 55 and 56, with a cash ball of 2.

The winning numbers are drawn from a field of 60 numbers. The numbers in the cash-ball field are 1, 2, 3 and 4.

The Cash4Life drawing takes place daily at 9 p.m.

First-place winners must match all of the numbers, including the cash ball, for a \$1,000 a day for life prize.

Second-place winners — tickets that match all the winning numbers but not the cash ball — get \$1,000 a week for life.

Third-place winners are paid for hitting four of the five numbers plus the cash ball. They get \$2,500.

There were no second-place winners in the Wednesday drawing, though there was one third-place winner.

Five fourth-place winning tickets paid \$500 each, while 84 fifth-place winners statewide each collect \$100.

Winning tickets pay to ninth place, where ticket holders who hit one number and the cash ball each get \$2. There were 11,280 ninth-place winners in the April 17 drawing, lottery officials said.

The odds of having a winning ticket in Cash4Life are 1 in 7.76 tickets.

But, those odds are for the entire field of prizes.

The odds for hitting the first-place prize of \$1,000 a day for life?

That'd be 1 in 21,846,048, lottery officials said.

Hitting that winner? Definitely, a cause for celebration.

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