$2 million Powerball ticket sold at Smithfield gas station

Posted at 5:33 PM, Aug 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-20 17:33:28-04

SMITHFIELD, Va. -- A $2 million Powerball ticket was sold at Rushmere Station Food Mart in Smithfield, according to the Virginia Lottery.

The winning numbers for the August 19 Powerball drawing were 13-23-47-55-58, and the Powerball number was 23.

"This ticket matched the first five numbers and missed only the Powerball number," a Virginia Lottery spokesperson wrote in an email. "Normally that would win Powerball’s second prize of $1 million. However, the person who bought this ticket spent an extra dollar for Power Play. That doubled the prize to $2 million."

The person who bought the $2 million ticket has 180 days to claim the prize.

Rabia Kamara uses Ruby Scoops ice cream to speak her love language. Listen to her story on this week's Eat It, Virginia!