One Lucky Take 5 Grand Prize Winner Sold at Stewart’s in Mechanicville
The winning numbers for Monday's Take 5 midday drawing were 3,12,16,20, and 30, and one grand prize winner cashed in on $17,782 from a ticket sold in Saratoga County!
It was one lucky Labor Day for someone in the Capital Region on Monday afternoon after it was announced by the NY Lottery that a grand prize-winning ticket for "Take 5" was sold at the Stewart's in Mechanicville located at 2 Vosburgh Road in Mechanicville.
According to the New York Lottery, the winning numbers for Monday's Take 5 midday drawing were 3,12,16,20, and 30, and one grand prize winner cashed in on $17,782.
How likely is it to hit a grand prize when playing Take 5?
It's no easy feat - Smartluck.com says the odds of winning the Take 5 first prize jackpot in New York are one in 575,757.
You choose five numbers from 1 to 39 to play New York Take Five. Each game is $1 to play and drawings are held every day.
The Capital Region has had its share of big-time fistfuls of cash within the last year or so from the New York State Lottery.
Back in September 2021, there was a $23,892.50 Take 5 winner who bought the lucky ticket in Mechanicville.
Last January, a scratch-off called "Make My Year" was sold at the Cumberland Farms in Glens Falls. It was a 2.5 million dollar hit for one lucky Capital Region native.
Back in February of 2020, there was a million-dollar scratch-off winner sold at a Stewart's in Gloversville and that was from a game called "Make My Month." And Of course, the granddaddy of them all; back in September 2020, a 95 million dollar Powerball winning jackpot ticket was sold in Saratoga County.