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Big Powerball lottery win from ticket sold at Elk Grove grocery

A Powerball lottery ticket worth $1.7 million was sold at the Safeway at 5021 Laguna Blvd. in Elk Grove on Saturday. File photo, 2014.
A Powerball lottery ticket worth $1.7 million was sold at the Safeway at 5021 Laguna Blvd. in Elk Grove on Saturday. File photo, 2014. AP

A winning ticket sold at an Elk Grove supermarket made somebody a millionaire over the weekend.

The Powerball lottery ticket was sold at the Safeway, 5021 Laguna Blvd. On Saturday, the purchaser of the ticket won $1.7 million.

The ticket purchased had five matching numbers. The ticket only lacked the Powerball number of 2.

It costs $2 to play Powerball. Drawings are held every Wednesday and Saturday.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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