5 second place Powerball winners take home $1M in NY

NEW YORK, N.Y. (WIVB) — Although there are no new multi-millionaires as a result of the Powerball in New York State, a number of people are still walking away with significant riches.

Five people in Nassau, Queens and Rockland counties are the second place winners of $1,000,000 after Wednesday night’s drawing.

79 people in the state won $50,000 and nearly 2 million others took home winnings ranging from $4 to $100.

The first prize tickets were purchased in Florida, Tennessee and California. The jackpot will be split three ways.

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