What to Know
- The winning numbers from Wednesday's drawing are 6-7-16-23-26 and the Powerball is 4
- The jackpot ticket, worth $758.7 million, was sold in Massachusetts
- Seven people in the tri-state area won at least $1 million and thousands won smaller prizes
The jackpot-winning ticket for the second-largest Powerball jackpot in history was sold in Massachusetts, but there were some big winners in the tri-state area as well.
The winning numbers from Wednesday's drawing are 6-7-16-23-26 and the Powerball is 4.
New York saw three $1 million winners who matched five numbers, not including the Powerball. The odds of that? One in 11,688,053. It's not clear where those three were sold. Thirty two matched four of the numbers, earning $50,000 a piece, and two matched four of the numbers with a Power Play, doubling their haul to $100,000.
In New Jersey, two lucky people had $1 million wins. Those tickets were sold at W & R Mini Market and Deli on Nagle Street in Paterson and L and K Petroleum on Route 47 in Dorchester. Two million-dollar tickets were also sold in Connecticut, but one of those winners had a Power Play, doubling the value.
In all, there were 764,323 winners in New York, 482,371 winners in New Jersey and 128,728 winners in Connecticut.
The jackpot ticket, worth $758.7 million, was sold at Pride Station & Store in Chicopee, Massachusetts. The lotto initially said it was sold at a convenience store in Watertown, about a two-hour drive away, but corrected that Thursday morning.