$136 million Powerball ticket sold in West Virginia
Someone in West Virginia has a winning Powerball ticket worth $136 million.
The identity of the person hasn't been released, nor where the winning ticket was sold.
The winning ticket was sold at Go Mart #93 on Stokes Drive in Hinton, Summers County. That retailer will receive a $100,000 sales bonus for selling the lucky ticket. It was the only ticket in the country to match all six numbers for Wednesday’s drawing.
The winning numbers were 1, 3, 26, 41, 64 and the Powerball was 17.
The winner has the option taking the cash option of $108 million instead of the annuitized grand prize of $136.4 million paid in 30 graduated payments over 29 years.
The winner or winners are encouraged to sign the back of the ticket and keep it in a safe place.
“Congratulations to the winner or winners of this incredible jackpot,” West Virginia Lottery Director John Myers said. “West Virginia has had a long history of Powerball jackpot winners and we are so happy to have another winner of this magnitude from our great State.”
The Powerball jackpot for the Saturday, June 6 drawing now resets to $20 million.