Powerball ticket sold in Forsyth County wins $1 million prize


FILE: $100 bills. (NEXSTAR)

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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