THE BRONX (PIX11) — The winning $20 million Mega Millions lottery ticket was sold at a Bronx grocery store, officials said.
The lucky lottery player bought the ticket at the 170th Street Grocery near Grand Concourse and 170th Street. The winning numbers were drawn Tuesday night and the jackpot is worth a guaranteed $20 million, officials said.
On Wednesday, signs were displayed inside and outside the store proudly announced it had sold the winning ticket.
“Now it’s a lucky store. Everybody wants to come in here to win now,” said Ernesto Encarnacion, the store manager.
The winning numbers for the Mega Millions game are drawn from a field of one to 70. The Mega Ball is drawn from a separate field one to of 25. The drawing is televised every Tuesday and Friday at 11 p.m.