NY’s in Luck: 3rd Multimillion Win In 3 months

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) -

New York state lottery officials said Monday the jackpot-winning ticket for last Saturday’s $136 million Powerball drawing was sold in Staten Island, the third multimillion lottery jackpot win in New York state in three months.

Lottery officials announced Monday that they confirmed the ticket was purchased at a 7-Eleven.

On Jan. 12, Harold Diamond of Wurtsboro in Sullivan County was announced as the sole winner of a $326 million Mega Millions jackpot drawn on Nov. 4, 2014.

Lottery officials say on Wednesday, a second Sullivan County resident will be announced as the sole winner of a $126 million Mega Millions jackpot drawn on Feb. 27 in South Fallsburg.