#N12BK: $298M Powerball winning ticket sold in Brooklyn

We now know Brooklyn was the lucky borough in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing.

News 12 Staff

Dec 27, 2018, 10:02 PM

Updated 1,934 days ago

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#N12BK: $298M Powerball winning ticket sold in Brooklyn
We now know Brooklyn was the lucky borough in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing.
The $298.3 million ticket was sold at an East New York gas station.
The last time a person won in New York City was this past November. Robert Bailey won the largest Powerball in New York Lottery history at $343.8 million
Bailey bought his winning ticket at a Harlem deli. He took home the lump sum of $198 million.
Before that, a Staten Island man won a prize of $256.6 million in September.
The highest prize ever won was $1.586 billion, which was split between three couples in California, Tennessee and Florida.
The jackpot resets back to $40 million Saturday.


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