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Fastrip Markets store in Houlton which sold a $200,000 Powerball ticket

Houlton store sells $200,000 Powerball ticket

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Hudson Star Observer
Houlton store sells $200,000 Powerball ticket
River Falls Wisconsin 2815 Prairie Drive / P.O. Box 25 54022

The Wisconsin Lottery reports that Fastrip Markets in Houlton sold a Powerball ticket that won a lucky individual $200,000 in the Sept. 29 drawing.

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The winner's ticket matched five of the numbers drawn, but not the Powerball number.

According to the lottery's website, the odds of that happening are one in 5,138,133.

A Fastrip Markets employee who didn't want to be identified said the store doesn't know who purchased the winning ticket.

"Of course. This is a hot spot for the lottery," he said when asked if the store sells many lottery tickets.

The Wisconsin Lottery hasn't returned a call seeking information about the winning sale.

Someone in Florida won $61.5 million in Wednesday's Powerball drawing.

The estimated jackpot for Saturday's drawing is a $20 million annuity or $11.2 million in cash.

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