Upstate NY has $2M Powerball Winner! Jackpot at Whopping $1.2B!
Was there a winner last night in Powerball?
Nobody won the grand prize in last night's massive Powerball drawing from the NY Lottery, but multiple New Yorkers won their share of the billion-dollar jackpot, including a $1M winner downstate and a $2M winner just outside of New York's Capital Region!
The winning numbers from Halloween night's Powerball jackpot were:
13 19 36 39 59 *13
Not one player had all 5 numbers plus the Powerball, so tomorrow night's Powerball is estimated to be over $1.2B!
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Were there any winners from New York? How about close to home here in Upstate?
According to the NY Lottery, there were (10) $1M dollar winners, including a ticket sold at a 7-Eleven in Westchester.
Another Upstate NY winner scored a $2M prize from the drawing on Halloween night - that ticket was sold at the Parkway Drugs on Fench Road in Oneida, New York according to Lottery officials.
9 New York winners took home $50K for their share of 3rd place.
All in, New Yorkers won nearly $4M dollars from last night's Powerball jackpot - and we'll have a chance to play again on Wednesday night in what will be the second-largest jackpot in the history of Powerball.
Back in January, someone from Upstate NY took home a piece of that week's Powerball jackpot - which soared to over $630M!
Wednesday night's jackpot is expected to soar over $1.2 Billion Dollars!
According to the NY Lottery, the odds of hitting a Powerball jackpot is 1 in 292 million.
The odds of winning $1M is 1 in 11 million and the $50K winners had odds of 1 in 900K.
Drone Captures Images of the Breathtaking Lake George Ice Castles
Many in our area are excited for another season in the Adirondacks and the Lake George Ice Castles. Set to open for the season later this Winter, this year's exhibit
the Ice Castles will be expanded and enhanced in year two, and some of the significant additions include, an ice bar, whimsical winter characters for meet-and-greets, and new light features according to Town officials.
This magical display debuted last winter in the ADKs and is set to open later this year, and weather permitting, it will run through the entire 2023 Winter Season.
Check out these spectacular drone photos taken above the Lake George Ice Castles by the Adirondack Drone Company in Crowne Point. These images were taken last winter and showcase the sheer, sparkling beauty of these icy gems - quickly becoming one of Upstate's most-beloved attractions.
Schenectady One of of NY's Worst? 10 Reasons Why We Disagree
Money Inc. recently ranked Schenectady at #11 on their list of the 20 worst places to live in New York. What they do not see in these rankings is Schenectady is a city on the rise. All the redevelopment downtown and folks moving in to settle into a city lifestyle have been amazing to see the last few years, not to mention the city is a great destination for shows, great restaurants, and so much more. So let's get to it - here are 10 reasons why we disagree with Money Inc.