$3 million dollar lotto winner claims prize Thursday; Other winners yet to come forward
COHOES, N.Y. - At least three people in the area are expecting a big payout from the New York Lottery, one person awarded with a check on Thursday.
The winnings from a $3 million dollar scratch-off ticket were claimed at 1:00 p.m. Thursday by a woman from Cohoes who bought the winning scratch-off from a Stewarts's on State Street in Schenectady.
Another winning ticket sold was sold in Catskill late January that still remains unclaimed.
According to the employees of the Stewart's shop off Route 50 in Wilton where a winning $48 million ticket was sold, NYS lottery officials have contacted them about a winner. However, the winner's identity has not been revealed. It has been 40 days since the winning $48 million ticket was sold.
Rumors have surrounded the where-abouts of this particular ticket, some saying the ticket was lost, others even saying it was mistakenly thrown away.
This is the first winning Powerball ticket sold in the state of New York.
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