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OLDHAM COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - We now know where a $1,000,000 winning Powerball ticket was sold in Kentucky.
WKYT contacted Kentucky Lottery officials this morning. They say that the ticket was sold at the Five Star Food Mart #7676 at 10306 US Highway 42 in Prsopect. That's in Oldham County. The owner of that ticket matched five of the six numbers drawn on Wednesday night.
Chip Polston, the Kentucky Lottery’s VP of communications, advises the winner to sign the back of their ticket immediately and bring it to lottery headquarters on Main Street in Louisville to claim their prize.
All told, there were nearly 125,000 winning tickets sold in Kentucky for last night’s drawing with prizes ranging from $4 to $1 million.
There are two winning tickets that matched all six numbers for the $579.9 million Powerball prize. One was purchased in Arizona and the other in Missouri.No one reportedly has come forward, so lottery officials aren't sure how many people are sharing each ticket.
The winning numbers are 5, 16, 22, 23, 29 and Powerball of 6.