The owner of a winning $1 million Powerball ticket has until Sunday to come forward and claim the prize.
It is the second-largest Mega Millions jackpot ever, trailing only a $656 million jackpot won in March 2012, and the fifth largest lottery jackpot of any kind in U.S. history.
The winning ticket was purchased at Rocco’s Bakery and Deli in the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn. The deli will get $10,000 for selling the winning ticket.
Pedro Quezada ended up walking away with more than $150 million when he was the sole winner of the multi-state lottery in March.
All New Jersey Lottery tickets expire one year from the date of the drawing.
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Lottery officials said early Thursday that the ticket was sold at the Murphy USA station in Lexington . The winning numbers drawn Wednesday night were 7-10-22-32-35 with the Powerball of 19.
Tri-State residents with big dreams are eagerly awaiting Wednesday night’s $400 million Powerball drawing.
If it seems that giant lottery jackpots have people lining up at convenience stores more frequently, just wait.
The Powerball jackpot is expected to swell to an estimated $400 million after no ticket matched all of Saturday’s winning numbers.
Ticket sales were brisk on Saturday as people made their bid for the eighth largest jackpot in Powerball history, CBS 2 reported.
Lottery officials strongly recommend that the ticket holder sign the back of the ticket and immediately contact them. If the ticket holder doesn’t claim their prize by Oct. 5, the ticket will expire.
A South Brunswick, N.J. man has claimed the final share of the $448 million jackpot in the Powerball lottery this month.
The group of co-workers from the Ocean County Vehicle Maintenance Department held one of three winning tickets in last week’s $448 million Powerball drawing.
After taking the lump-sum payment, each employee will receive about $3.8 million, lottery officials said.