In the biggest Powerball jackpot of all time, a resident from right here in Princeton, West Virginia was a winner! The winning ticket was sold at the Sheetz on Courthouse Road in Princeton, according to West Virginia Lottery officials.
The winning ticket correctly matched 4 out of the 5 numbers, as well as the powerball number – winning a total prize of $50,000. This Princeton ticket was one of 5 $50,000 tickets sold in the state of West Virginia. The other 4 tickets were bought at Par Mar No. 23 on Old East Grafton Road in Fairmont, the Speedway at Route 33 and Scott Lane in Scott Depot, Sheetz on Charles Town Road in Kearneysville, and the Loading Zone on Ridgecrest Road in Wheeling.
The biggest prize in West Virginia was for $1 million, sold at Chaney’s Service Station in Chester, WV.
“We are happy to start the year off with a million dollar winner and so many $50,000 prize winners here in West Virginia. We want to encourage everyone to sign the back of their tickets and make sure they check them closely.” ” John Myers, the acting director of The West Virginia Lottery commented.
If you have one of the winning tickets, you can call the West Virginia Lottery at 304-558-0500 for further instructions on claiming your prize money.
The Powerball numbers were 4, 8, 19, 27, 34 and the Powerball was 10.