Pa. Office Pool of 10 Wins $1M Powerball

According to the manager at the Sunoco in Wynnewood, the winning ticket was bought by a regular who purchased it as part of an office pool

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    It may not be the whopping half-a-billion record Powerball jackpot, but there are some people from the Philadelphia area who hit it big. NBC10's Claudia Rivero talked to the manager of a Montgomery County Sunoco, that sold a winning ticket.

    While no one in our area claimed the top $587.5-million Powerball jackpot, there were several lucky ticket holders who matched five numbers to win $1 million.

    One of those tickets was purchased by a regular lottery player at the Sunoco, located at 330 East Lancaster Avenue in Wynnewood, Montgomery County.

    NBC10's Claudia Rivero spoke with the store manager, who says he got a visit Thursday morning from the lucky ticket holder just minutes after lottery officials called to let him know his store sold the million-dollar ticket.

    $1M Powerball Ticket Sold at Wynnewood Sunoco

    [PHI] $1M Powerball Ticket Sold at  Wynnewood Sunoco
    A Powerball ticket worth $1 million was sold at a Sunoco in Wynnewood, Montgomery County. NBC10'S Claudia Rivero reports.

    "This guy walks in and he's pointing at me like that," said manager Khuriem Aijaz. "I said 'How do you know? I didn't tell anybody.' He says 'I got the ticket, that's why I know.'"

    The man purchased the ticket as part of an office pool of 10, according to the store manager.

    8 $1M Powerball Tickets Sold in NJ

    [PHI] 8 $1M Powerball Tickets Sold in NJ
    Eight $1 million Powerball tickets were sold in New Jersey and one of those was sold at Bally's Casino in Atlantic City. NBC10's Vince Lattanzio reports.

    Each store that sold a million-dollar ticket gets $5,000, including the Wynnewood Sunoco.

    There were two other locations in our area, that sold tickets worth $1 million: 

    Bally’s Park Place, Park Place & Boardwalk, Gift Shop, Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J.

    Fleet Petroleum 313682, 1505 River Ave., Lakewood, Ocean County, N.J.
     
    And here's a look at some other lucky locations in Pa. and NJ that also sold tickets worth $1 million: 

    Swaraj Service Station, 1700 Seventh Ave., Altoona, Blair County, Pa.

    Planet Mart, 494 N. Pike Road, Cabot, Butler County, Pa.

    Hess Express #30516, 2295 Route 4 East, Fort Lee, Bergen County, N.J.

    Park Avenue Grocery, 7001 Park Ave., Guttenberg, Hudson County, N.J.

    Sunset Deli & Liquor, 680 Kearny Ave., Kearny, Hudson County, N.J.

    Corner Store 286249, 832 Broadway, Bayonne, Hudson County, N.J.

    Danforth Deli 254614, 8A Rose Ave., Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J.

    Kary Candy & Wash 165565, 807 Bergenline Ave., Union City, Hudson County, N.J.

    Two tickets sold in Arizona and Missouri matched all six numbers to win the second-largest top prize in U.S. lottery history.

    The numbers drawn Wednesday night are: 5, 16, 22, 23, 29 and Powerball of 6. 

     


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