Sorry Falls Church, there were no winning Powerball tickets sold here this time.
However, if you bought a Powerball ticket at the 7-Eleven at 5267 Lee Highway in Arlington, you may want to check your tickets. John Hagerty, spokesman for Virginia Lottery, said there was a $1 million ticket sold there.
The winning tickets of the more than $500 million jackpot were sold in Missouri and Arizona.
Hagerty said there were also $1 million tickets sold in Richmond, Daleville and Harrisonburg.
“Other parts of the state may have been jealous if Falls Church won again,” Hagerty said Thursday morning.
In recent times, Falls Church has had success with winning tickets being sold or residents collecting some sizeable jackpots. Lottery officials said $1 million Powerball tickets were sold in Falls Church on Aug. 15 and March 3. In 2011, another $1 million ticket was sold in March in Falls Church In June of 2010, a Falls Church man won $250,000 with a ticket purchased at a 7-Eleven near his home.
Hagerty said between Oct. 3 and Nov. 28, Virginia raised $13.3 million in profit from the sale of lottery tickets. He said by law, that money must go to K-12 education.
If you still haven’t checked your Powerball tickets, the winning numbers are: 5 16 22 23 29 and the Powerball number was 6.
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