Orange County is quickly becoming the luckiest county in the Hudson Valley!

In the last few weeks, many of us have gotten caught up in Powerball "mania" all across the Hudson Valley! Just last week there was a big winner in Chester, where one player won a cool $1 million second prize in the popular game. With nobody matching all five numbers and the Powerball in quite some time, the current jackpot for this Wednesday (11/2) is $1.2 Billion.

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$300,000 Winner in Newburgh, New York

The talk of the town is Powerball, but don't forget that the lottery also offers many other games that offer life-changing money!! One of those games is Lotto, where players get to pick six numbers from 1 to 59 and if you match all six you win the jackpot. The Lotto drawings happen every Wednesday and Saturday night and just last Saturday one player in Newburgh, New York won the second-place prize of $313,715!!

According to the New York Lottery, the winning ticket was sold at the Smokes 4 Less, located at 59 North Plank Road in Newburgh, with the winner matching five of the six numbers drawn. The winning numbers in Saturday's drawing were 23-25-39-47-51-52 and 30 as the multiplier. Lotto's next drawing is Wednesday, November 2nd, with the jackpot climbing to $9.1 million.

Smokes 4 Less has numerous locations across the Hudson Valley with stores in Poughkeepsie, Wappingers Falls, and Newburgh, to name a few. The Smokes 4 Less located in Fishkill is what some call the "luckiest store" to buy a lottery ticket in the Hudson Valley.

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Hudson Valley's Luckiest Store to Buy Lottery Tickets

The Smokes 4 Less Fishkill location has had numerous big jackpot winners including a few $1,000 a week for life winners, a $7 million winner, and a $1 million dollar winner, all THIS YEAR! Will the luck continue in the Hudson Valley with Powerball? The Powerball jackpot is up to $1.2 Billion and if you find yourself in the Fishkill area it might be a good idea to stop in and buy a ticket or two. Powerball tickets cost $2 each and hold drawings on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

New York Lottery Scratch Off Tickets With The Most Number One Jackpots Remaining

Here in New York, the time is now to start searching for some amazing jackpots. There are all sorts of different kinds of Scratch-Off tickets offered by the New York Lottery.

While looking at the latest weekly roundup for grand prizes, we counted 44 different tickets that have their grand prizes still on the market. The report was last updated on September 21st 2022, as we publish this article. 

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