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$245.6 Million Winning Lottery Ticket Sold on Staten Island
The identity of the winner of the ticket worth $245.6 million from the Powerball jackpot on Aug. 11 has not been revealed. The winning ticket was sold on Staten Island, at the Stop & Shop supermarket, at 2754 Hylan Boulevard in New Dorp. The numbers were generated by a computer at the store, being purchased from a ‘Quick Pick’ ticket. The winning numbers are 05-43-56-62-68, Powerball: 24, PowerPlay: 2x. If you bought a ticket at the shop, check to see if you are the winner. News of the winning ticket, announced Aug. 12, surprised the manager at the supermarket, Larry DiAntonio. "Hopefully, somebody in the community, somebody who’s a regular shopper in the store, or a worker. We don’t know.” DiAntonio told the New York Daily News. The lump sum option for the lottery ticket winner would be about $147.8 million after taxes, CBS News reported. Powerball is a lottery game that is held in 44 states, Washington D.C., the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.