August 18, 2019
NY Lottery: Single $148 Million Powerball Jackpot Ticket Sold in Long Island

AUGUST 18, 2019 — The New York Lottery today announced that one first prize ticket was sold in New York for the August 17 Powerball drawing. The ticket is worth an annuitized $148 million or a cash value of $105 million.

The sole winning ticket was purchased at Merrick Gas and Repair in Merrick.

The winning numbers were 18,21,24,30 and 60 and a Powerball of 20.

Powerball jackpots start at $40 million and increase by a minimum of $10 million per draw until the jackpot is won. Players select five numbers from 1 to 69; and one Powerball number from 1 to 26.

Powerball jackpot winners may choose to receive their prize as an annuity, paid in 30 graduated payments over 29 years, or  a one-time lump sum payment. Both advertised prize options are prior to federal and state taxes.

A Lottery draw game prize of any amount may be claimed up to one year from the date of the drawing.

 

About the New York Lottery

The New York Lottery continues to be North America's largest and most profitable Lottery, contributing $3.47 billion in fiscal year 2018-2019 to help support education in New York State. The Lottery's contribution represents 13 percent of total state education aid to local school districts.

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