UPDATE: $1 million ticket sold at Circle K in Nicholasville



NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – The $1 million winning Powerball ticket from Saturday night’s drawing was sold at the Circle K #3248 at 100 Bellerive Blvd. in Nicholasville, Kentucky Lottery officials anounced Monday.

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However, the person holding the ticket has not come forward yet.

Circle K will receive a $10,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.

“We advise the winner to sign the back of their tickets immediately. We are currently asking winners to make an appointment to claim their prize by calling 800-937-8946 to schedule a time. The winner has 180 days from last night’s drawing to claim their prize at Kentucky Lottery headquarters in Louisville,” Lottery officials said in a statement.


NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – A ticket sold in Nicholasville for Saturday night’s Powerball drawing matched all five white ball winning numbers, but not the Powerball, winning the game’s second prize of $1 million, according to the Kentucky Lottery.

The winning Powerball numbers for August 8, 2020 were:

2-3-14-40-51 with a Powerball of 24.

If the ticket holder had matched the Powerball, they would have won $158 million.

The name of the business where the ticket was sold is expected to be released after routine security checks at the retailer on Monday, according to the lottery.

The winner is advised to sign the back of the winning ticket and keep it in a secure location.

The winner has 180-days from the date of the drawing to claim the prize, which has to be done at the lottery’s headquarters in Louisville.

The winner should contact the lottery’s claims office at 1-800-937-8946 to set up an appointment to claim the prize.

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