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Powerball ticket worth $100K sold at N.J. convenience store as jackpot hits $90M

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A Powerball ticket worth $100,000 was sold for Wednesday’s lottery drawing at a convenience store in Salem County. The lucky ticket matching four numbers plus the Powerball was bought at Bridgeton Deepwater Food on South Broadway in the Deepwater section of Pennsville, New Jersey Lottery officials said Thursday.Third-prize tickets are usually worth $50,000 but the New Jersey winner spent an extra $1 to exercise the Power Play option. The odds of a $2 ticket matching four numbers plus the Powerball are about 913,129 to 1. No one across the country hit the $80 million jackpot. There were also no second-prize $1 million tickets purchased. Saturday’s jackpot...

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