New Mexico Lottery Sells Powerball® Ticket Worth $1 Million


ALBUQUERQUE – A Powerball ® ticket sold by the New Mexico Lottery won a $1 million prize in Saturday’s drawing.

  • The winning ticket’s numbers matched the white ball numbers of 14, 18, 28, 29 and 57.
  • The lottery recommends that the ticketholder sign the ticket immediately. The $1 million prize must be claimed in person at lottery headquarters in Albuquerque.
  • This is the seventh New Mexico Lottery ticket to win a prize of $1 million or more in 2012.

Larry and Cynthia Martinez of Blanco won a $1 million Powerball prize in January.

Patrick and Sharon Yazzie of Chinle, Ariz. won a $1 million Powerball prize in March.

Robert Platt of Albuquerque won a $1.54 million Hot Lotto ® jackpot while

James Larson, also of Albuquerque, won a $1 million Powerball prize in April.

Danny Garcia of Veguita won a $1 million Mega Millions ® prize in June.

Justin Laugherty of Las Cruces won a $1 million Powerball prize in August.

Legislative Lottery Scholarships

All profits from the sale of New Mexico Lottery games fund an in-state college tuition assistance program. Since 1996, the New Mexico Lottery has raised $535.6 million for education and more than 75,300 students have attended college on Legislative Lottery Scholarships.

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