One lucky New York Lottery player in the Hudson Valley may be in possession of a valuable winning Powerball ticket without even knowing it.
The New York Lottery announced that one of two prize-winning $50,000 third-place Powerball tickets for the Monday, May 16 drawing was sold in Westchester at the C & C Deli on South Broadway in Yonkers.
The other third-prize winning $50,000 ticket. was sold upstate in Buffalo.
The winning numbers of the latest drawing were 07-15-22-36-64 with a Powerball number of 13.
To win the third prize, the ticket buyer had to correctly pick four numbers plus the Powerball.
The Powerball jackpot will now rise to approximately $101 million for the next drawing on Wednesday, May 18.
New York Lottery was also reporting 13 fourth-place winners, who claimed a $100 prize for matching four numbers, and 39 fifth-place winners who also won $100 for matching three numbers and the Powerball.
- Sixth place (matching three numbers): 861 winners for $7 each;
- Seventh place (matching two numbers and the Powerball): 729 winners for $7 each;
- Eighth place (one matching number and the Powerball): 5,847 winners for $4 each;
- Ninth place: (just the Powerball): 13,493 winners for $4 each.
Winning numbers for the Powerball game are drawn from a field of 1 to 69. The red Power Ball is then drawn from a separate field one to of 26. The Powerball drawing is televised every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday at 10:59 p.m.
Winners have up to a year to claim their prize.
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