Hudson Valley Winning Take 5 Ticket Worth $34,000
Forget Powerball. The winning ticket in Saturday's Take 5 Lottery was sold right here in the Hudson Valley.
The jackpot had two first place winners, with each getting $34,364.50. The Lottery announced the winning tickets were sold in the Bronx and Highland, NY. According to the lottery, the $34,000 ticket was purchased at 3502 Route 9W North in Highland, which is the address of Mobil Mart. The gas station, located on 9W between the Mid Hudson Bridge and Route 299, is a popular stop for commuters traveling back and forth between Poughkeepsie and Ulster County.
The ticket was purchased as a quick pick, and there is no indication that the winner has come forward yet, or even knows that they won. If you play the Take 5 you may want to check your numbers. The winning combination is 07-12-29-34-38.
Recently, the Hudson Valley was sent into a Lottery frenzy when the Powerball jackpot reached $1.5 billion. While no one in our area claimed the big money, a $1 million ticket was sold in Rockland County.