Powerball ticket worth $1M sold in Erlanger

Powerball ticket worth $1M sold in Erlanger

ERLANGER, KY (FOX19) - A Powerball ticket worth $1 million was sold in Erlanger.

The winning ticket matched the first five numbers but not the Powerball to win the game's second prize of $1,000,000.  The ticket was sold at the Speedway gas station at 631 Donaldson Hwy.

The winning $337 million ticket was sold in Michigan.

The winning numbers are 6 – 27 – 46 – 51 – 56 POWERBALL 21.

If you're curious about the payout, Kentucky Lottery officials say there's not an option for payments, a lump sum amount will be given to the winner in the form of a check. The amount? $691,000. Uncle Sam gets 25 percent or $250,000 and the Commonwealth of Kentucky gets 6 percent or $60,000.

Players should check their tickets immediately and sign the back of it if they have the winner.  The winner has 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prize.

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