Pa. Office Pool of 10 Wins $1M Powerball - NBC 10 Philadelphia

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



    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. (Published Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012)

    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.

    "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.'"

    $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.
    (Published Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012)

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

    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: 

    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.
    (Published Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012)

    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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