Million Dollar Powerball Sold in New Martinsville
A shopper in New Martinsville is now seven figures richer after deciding to buy a Powerball ticket Saturday.
A Powerball ticket worth $1 million was purchased at Curby’s 2 on W.Va. 2 in New Martinsville. The ticket matched all five numbers but not the Power Ball, and the Powerplay option was not purchased.
The holder of this ticket is encouraged to sigh the back and call the West Virginia Lottery at 304-558-0500 for instructions on how to claim.
Saturday’s Powerbball numbers were 16, 28, 36, 39, 54 and the Power Ball was 4. Players are encouraged to check their tickets, for there are nine ways to win. Another $1 million winning ticket was sold in Ohio, according to the Powerball website. It did not specify what town in Ohio sold that ticket.
Powerball tickets cost $2, or $3 with the Powerball option that can increase your prize two to 10 times. Powerball now has draws three days a week – Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.
Powerball held it’s first Monday drawing Monday night. The jackpot for that drawing was $293 million.