For the drawing on Wednesday, five fortunate lottery players from all throughout New York purchased Powerball tickets worth $50,000.
Each of the winning third-place tickets contained the Powerball as well as four matching numbers. The winning Powerball numbers for Wednesday were 6-15-22-42-47, and the Powerball number was 26.
According to lottery authorities, the $50,000 tickets were purchased at:
Smokes For Less in Newburgh on Plank Road, Stop and Shop in Hempstead on Fulton Avenue, Lexington Avenue News in Manhattan, 7-Eleven in Hewlett on Mill Road, and Kings Park Stationers in Kings Park on Indian Head Road.
On the New York Lottery app, players can safely check their tickets. After the drawing, the winners have a year to claim their prize.
The Powerball winning numbers are chosen at random from a range of 1 to 69. A separate field with numbers 1 through 26 is used to draw the Powerball number. At 11 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays, the Powerball drawing is broadcast on television.