MERRIMACK, N.H. (AP) — It’s been a billion-dollar lottery weekend after a lone Powerball ticket sold in New Hampshire matched all six numbers and can declare a $570 million jackpot, someday after one other single ticket sold in Florida nabbed a $450 million Mega Millions grand prize.
Since Reeds Ferry Market opened at 5:30 a.m. Sunday, dozens of excited regulars have stopped by the small, unbiased comfort retailer in New Hampshire that sold the successful Powerball ticket to congratulate the proprietor and chat in regards to the win, stated retailer proprietor Sam Safa. He stated he would not know the id of the winner, however hopes one of many regulars from the over 100-year-old retailer in Merrimack, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) south of Concord, gained the nation’s seventh-largest lottery jackpot.
“I am very excited and overwhelmed,” stated Safa. He stated that by promoting the ticket it felt like he himself had gained. The retailer will obtain a $75,000 bonus for promoting the successful ticket.
The successful Powerball numbers drawn Saturday night time have been 12-29-30-33-61 and Powerball 26.
The Florida Lottery says the successful Mega Millions ticket from Friday night time’s drawing was purchased at a 7-Eleven comfort retailer in Port Richey. The retailer will obtain a $100,000 bonus for promoting the ticket. The id of that winner additionally had not but been revealed.
The successful numbers to assert the Mega Millions jackpot have been 28-30-39-59-70-10.
The jackpots check with the annuity choices for each video games, in which funds are revamped 29 years. Most winners go for money choices, which might be $281 million for Mega Millions and $358.5 million for Powerball.
The odds of successful the Mega Millions jackpot are one in 302.5 million. Powerball odds are one in 292.2 million.