YONKERS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – We have a winner!
Lottery officials say one winning Mega Millions ticket was sold in South Carolina. The lucky ticket holder will take home the record $1.6 billion jackpot, the highest in lottery history.
Locally, four $1 million tickets were sold in New York, along with two in New Jersey.
One came from a Stew Leonard’s in Yonkers, and it was a quick pick ticket.
Another was sold at a 7-Eleven on Townline Road in Hauppauge, and two were sold in Brooklyn – one at A&C Mini Market on 17th Avenue and the other at Stop & Shop on Cropsey Avenue.
The New Jersey tickets were sold in Camden and Gloucester counties.
Could you be the lucky winner? Check your numbers: 5, 28, 62, 65, 70 and Mega Ball of 5.
The person who hit all six numbers is now a $1.6 billion winner. Even with the lump sum, they’re $913 million richer.
We may never know who that person is. South Carolina is one of the states where winners can remain anonymous.
Wednesday night’s winning Powerball were 03-21-45-53-56, Powerball: 22. That jackpot has grown to a paltry $620 million.