Winning PowerBall ticket sold in East Providence

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CRANSTON — Another $10,000 winning PowerBall ticket was sold in East Providence following the Wednesday, Feb. 26, drawing, the Rhode Island Lottery announced the following morning.

The winning ticket was purchased at Total Market, 970 Willett Ave., Riverside. The $10,000 prize has yet to be claimed. It is the sixth $10,000 PowerBall ticket sold in Rhode Island in just seven days. The ticket matched four numbers and the PowerBall number.

The standard payout for this type of win is $10,000.  The winner did not purchase the Power Play feature for an additional dollar on the wager.  If the player had opted for Power Play, the $10,000 prize would have been multiplied by two, last night’s Power Play number, to equal $20,000.

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