$1 Million Powerball Ticket Sold in New York Just in Time for Christmas

$1 Million Powerball Ticket Sold in New York Just in Time for Christmas

With just a week to go until Christmas, one Powerball fan from New York has even more reason to celebrate, as they are now $1 million richer having matched five main numbers in the drawing on Saturday December 9th. The winning Match 5 ticket was sold at the 2020 convenience store at 3806 29th Street in Long Island City. New York Lottery officials are urging players to check their tickets. 


What were the winning Powerball numbers? 

The winning Powerball numbers for Saturday December 16th were 9, 35, 37, 50, 63, Powerball 11, and the Power Play number was 2x. There were a total of 956,643 prize winners on the night and the New York ticket holder was the only player to win a Match 5 prize. With no one matching all five main numbers and the Powerball, the jackpot rolled over to $269 million for Wednesday’s drawing. You can find out more about winners and payouts on the Numbers page. 

The Match 5 winning ticket holder has one year to claim their Powerball prize, and it must be claimed at one of the sixteen customer service centers in the state of New York. The length of time to claim a prize varies from state to state, so make sure to give yourself plenty of time to pick up any payouts due on winning tickets. 

New York Powerball Winners 

Since the beginning of the game, New York has produced six Powerball jackpot winners and numerous Match 5 winners. The most recent top prize winner is Anthony Perosi, who bought his winning ticket at the 7-Eleven on Page Avenue in Staten Island and won a jackpot worth $136 million for the drawing on March 14th, 2015. You can check out how many Powerball winners have come from your state on the Winners page. 

Wednesday’s Powerball Jackpot

With only seven sleeps left until Christmas, the next Powerball jackpot is an estimated $269 million. Will there be a Christmas jackpot winner? You can find out after the drawing by checking your numbers online using the Powerball Number Checker

Fans of the game can buy a ticket for Wednesday’s Powerball drawing from any authorized retailer in participating states or players can opt to choose their numbers online. The winning numbers will be available shortly after the drawing on the Numbers section. Good luck if you are entering!



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