FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — Someone who bought a $2 Powerball ticket at a Forsyth County convenience store won $1 million in Saturday’s Powerball drawing, according to an NC Education Lottery news release.
The winner bought the ticket at the Circle K on West Clemmonsville Road in Winston-Salem.
The ticket matched the numbers on all five white balls, 10-24-27-35-53, to beat odds of 1 in 11.7 million.
Powerball players who bought tickets at the Circle K should check their numbers.
The winner has 180 days from the drawing to claim the prize.
A second lucky Powerball player in North Carolina won a $50,000 prize in the drawing.
The winning ticket was purchased at the Circle K on Leonardo Drive in Durham.
The $2 ticket matched four numbers on the white ball and the Powerball.
No one won the Powerball jackpot in the drawing.
Wednesday’s jackpot climbs to $363 million as an annuity, or $279.2 million cash. The odds of winning a Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292 million.
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