$298M Powerball ticket sold in Brooklyn


Someone in New York is now a multi-millionaire after a trip to the gas station. New York State Lottery officials say one winning ticket worth $298 million dollars was sold Wednesday night at Arnold’s Food Mart and Service Station in east New York.

“I wish it was me. That’s all I can say.” Mos

Excitement and curiosity at the gas station today. Everyone here wanting to know who’s the lucky winner… fueling speculation.

Do you know who the winner is? “I wish. I wish. I hope he’s my friend.” Lee Price, customer

Between you and me, was it you? “No. I wish it was.” Patrick Bartley, customer

The manager at the gas station who adamantly did not want to speak on camera says he yet to learn the identity of his financially fortunate customer. But whoever the lucky winner is bought a Powerball ticket with the numbers 5, 25, 38, 52, 67 and the Powerball: 24.

Now everyone is wondering about the mystery customer who just became an instant multi millionaire after one trip to the gas station.

“I think that’s amazing. I think that means anyone can go out there and get a shot to do it.”  Margaret Beary, customer

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