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The winning ticket was sold at Go Mart #93 on Stokes Drive in Hinton, Summers County. That retailer will receive a $100,000 sales bonus for selling the lucky ticket. It was the only ticket in the country to match all six numbers for Wednesday’s drawing.
The winning numbers were 1, 3, 26, 41, 64 and the Powerball was 17.
The winner has the option taking the cash option of $108 million instead of the annuitized grand prize of $136.4 million paid in 30 graduated payments over 29 years.
The winner or winners are encouraged to sign the back of the ticket and keep it in a safe place.
“Congratulations to the winner or winners of this incredible jackpot,” West Virginia Lottery Director John Myers said. “West Virginia has had a long history of Powerball jackpot winners and we are so happy to have another winner of this magnitude from our great State.”
The Powerball jackpot for the Saturday, June 6 drawing now resets to $20 million.
A lucky player from West Virginia was the lone winner of the $136 million Powerball jackpot for the drawing held on Wednesday, June 3.
That means the next Powerball drawing on Saturday, June 6 will be worth $20 million with a cash option of $15.8 million.
The Powerball Numbers (white) for June 3: 1-3-26-41-64
The Red Powerball Power Number: 17
The Power Play Number: 2
Our BIG WINNER from Aurora took a #RoadTripToRiches to our Pueblo drive-thru.
He was almost crying tears of joy as our claims team handed him $500,000 for winning the Second-Chance drawing for Game #112 (Illustrious Income/ Immense Earnings).
His wife works in the healthcare field and they have been praying for a silver lining. He kept on repeating, "I can't believe this is real. I can't believe this is real."
The state will receive approximately $7 million in taxes from the winning ticket if the lump sum is taken. That’s determined by a 6.5 percent tax rate. Go Mart will receive $100,000 for selling the winning ticket.
The Lottery is encouraging the winner or winners or sign the back of the ticket and keep it in a safe place. The Lottery also recommends those with the ticket to get a financial advisor. More information on how to claim the winnings is available at 304-558-0500, ext. 311.
A West Virginia law gives jackpot winners the option of whether to be publicly identified. Most choose to remain anonymous.