Two tickets win $1 million each in Montgomery, Burlington Counties
Two area tickets winning $1 million each tops our roundup of lottery news.
Montgomery County ticket wins $1 in Pennsylvania Cash 5. A ticket purchased in Glenside was the only one to match all the numbers in Thursday's Pennsylvania Cash 5 drawing: 1, 3, 13. 15 and 32. The seller: Glenside News & Sweets, 114 S. Easton Rd. Today's jackpot is worth $500,000.
Burlington County ticket wins $1 million in Powerball. Wednesday's Powerball jackpot will be worth $50 million because no one matched all the numbers drawn Saturday night: 12, 17, 45, 54 and 58 with a Powerball of 13. Five tickets matched the first five, winning $1 million, including one sold at Columbus Sports, 2919 Route 206 South, in Columbus. The other four were sold in North Carolina, Michigan, Florida and North Dakota.
On Wednesday, a Philadelphia ticket won $1 million in Powerball, as a South Carolina ticket hit the $400 million jackpot.
Two tickets split $449,873 in New Jersey Cash 5. Two tickets will share Sunday's jackpot because they matched all the numbers drawn: 2, 13, 14, 15 and 19. They were sold at Beckers News Market, 46 Main St., in South River, Middlesex County, and at Quick Mart, 250 Glenwood Ave., in Bloomfield, Essex County.
Mega Millions has biggest jackpot, $160 million. Tuesday's jackpot is the game's biggest since May because no one matched all the numbers drawn Friday night: 1, 15, 20, 21 and 47, with a Mega Ball of 34. Maryland, Virginia, Florida, Michigan and Washington each sold a ticket that missed only the Mega Ball, winning at least $250,000.
Last Tuesday, tickets sold in Bucks and Chester Counties each won $250,000 in Mega Millions.
Match 6 near record in Pennsylvania. Today's Match 6 jackpot is up to $6.4 million, second in size only to $6.9 million won in March 2007. The odds of hitting with a single $2 ticket are long -- 1 in 4.6 million -- but that beats the 1 in 175 million for Powerball.
Pick 6 up to $4.1 million in New Jersey. The jackpot has been growing since early August, and it's the biggest since early July. Drawings are Mondays and Thursdays.
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