HALFMOON, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A Clifton Park resident has won $1 million on a Powerball ticket. According to the New York Lottery, Patricia Van Buren claimed the second prize for matching the first five numbers in the July 5 Powerball drawing.
The winning ticket was bought at the Sunoco located at 325 Route 146 in Halfmoon. Van Buren chose to receive the prize as a one-time lump sum, totaling $651,000 after required withholdings.
The winning numbers were 17, 24, 48, 62, and 68, with the Powerball being 23. The numbers for the Powerball game are drawn from a field of one to 69. The Powerball number is drawn from a separate field of one to 26.
New York scratch-off games generated $516,866,283 in total sales during the 2022-2023 fiscal year. Officials said school districts in Saratoga County received $48,856,431 in Lottery Aid to Education funds during that time.
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