The winning Powerball ticket was sold in Ada, Okla. This small town is located in south central Oklahoma. According to an August 1 report by KWTV Channel 9 News in Oklahoma City, the winning Powerball ticket was worth $2 million.
Ada is a small town. It only has a population of a little over 16,000 people. It is the hometown of East Central University. It is also home to several festivals, such as the Amish School Auction and the Arbuckle Mountain Bluegrass Festival.
"Little Ada might just be put on the map because of this,” Fred Randall, from Oklahoma City, said. “It is nice it was sold there. Unless Blake Shelton came home and bought the ticket. Nothing against Blake, but he doesn't need the money lke a lot of other Okies do.”
The person who bought the winning Powerball ticket only matched the first five numbers. The Powerball number was not matched. Those winning numbers were eight, 24, 39, 59 and 59. The winning Powerball number was five.
The lottery winner has yet to come forward and claim the $2 million. They only have 180 days to cash in the ticket. The Powerball prize must be claimed at the Oklahoma Lottery Headquarters in Oklahoma City.