Winner, winner! $150,000 Powerball ticket purchased in Columbia area

Cesar Sayoc at the club where he filled in as a DJ the day before he was arrested

Cesar Sayoc at the club where he filled in as a DJ the day before he was arrested

Are you a newly minted millionaire?

The ticket matched the winning numbers of 8 - 12 - 13 - 19 and 27, but did not match the Powerball number of 4.

The winning ticket was purchased at Oran's Truck Stop in Eubank. No winners immediately stepped forward.

Tourists stuck as floods hit Venice
Speaking on Monday, Venice Mayor Luigi Brugnaro said a series of underwater barriers would have prevented the rising water levels. Yesterday marathon runners were forced to wade through ankle-deep water in Venice after high tides flooded the city yesterday.

This is the second astronomical lottery draw this week, with the $1.537 billion Mega Millions lottery drawn on Tuesday with one winning ticket sold in SC. The prize is just shy of the world record.

The unclaimed winners include a $1 million victor in the October 10 Powerball and five $50,000 Powerball prizes from October 27, Oct. 24 and October 3.

Kansas Lottery officials are encouraging people to check their lottery tickets. The jackpot is the fourth-largest in USA history. Of these, almost 23,000 players purchased PowerPlay to see their non-jackpot winnings, excluding the Match 5 prize, multiplied by three.

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