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New Mexico Lottery Sells Powerball® Ticket Worth $1 Million

08/16/2012

ALBUQUERQUE – Approximately $1.19 million in prize-winning tickets were sold by the New Mexico Lottery for last night’s Powerball ® drawing, including one ticket for $1 million, one ticket for $40,000 and three tickets for $10,000 each.

  • Last night’s drawing numbers are 6, 27, 46, 51 and 56 and a red Powerball of 21.
  • The lottery recommends that all players sign their tickets immediately. The $1 million prize must be claimed in person at lottery headquarters in Albuquerque.
  • The evening’s $337 million jackpot was landed by a ticket sold in Michigan.

New Mexico’s Sixth Millionaire of 2012

This is the sixth 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.

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 $529 million for education and more than 75,300 students have attended college on Legislative Lottery Scholarships. More information about Legislative Lottery Scholarships is available at www.nmlottery.com.

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