$1M winning Powerball ticket sold at West Islip Stop & Shop
There’s a new millionaire on Long Island.
A West Islip Stop & Shop sold a second-place winning Powerball ticket for Wednesday’s drawing guaranteed for $1 million, New York Lottery officials said.
The store, located on Union Boulevard, sold the ticket with five winning numbers.
"We’re thrilled that a $1 million Powerball winning ticket was sold to one of our customers at the West Islip Stop & Shop," store manager Matt McNelis said. "We’re fortunate to serve such a wonderful community."
The total jackpot was worth $132 million with the winning numbers 1, 2, 24, 50 and 57, and the Powerball number 26.
There was no Powerball winner with all six numbers. The next drawing is for $146 million on Saturday.
The odds of winning a $1 million ticket is 1 in 11.6 billion, lottery officials said.
The odds of winning the total jackpot are 1 in 292.2 billion.