Wrong location identified where winning Powerball ticket was sold

Winner gets $758.7 million jackpot
Posted at 9:01 AM, Aug 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-24 10:58:37-04

Massachusetts State Lottery officials have corrected the site where the single winning ticket for the Powerball $758.7 million jackpot was sold.

The winning ticket was actually sold in Chicopee, not Watertown, officials said Thursday.

The Massachusetts State Lottery had announced around 2:30 a.m. Thursday that a convenience store in Watertown, near Boston, had sold the winning ticket.

But shortly before 8 a.m., the lottery said it had made a mistake, and that the winning ticket was sold across the state at the Pride Station & Store in Chicopee, in Western Massachusetts.

The lottery did not say how the error was made .

It said the store in Watertown did sell a ticket that won a $1 million prize.