Million dollar lottery ticket sold in western Kentucky

Posted at 4:19 PM, Sep 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-22 16:19:27-04

CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A lottery ticket sold in Christian County is now worth $1 million after Saturday night's Powerball drawing.

Lottery officials say the ticket sold in Oak Grove, Kentucky matched all five white ball winning numbers but not the Powerball.

The winning numbers from Saturday are 1-9-22-36-68 and a Powerball of 22.

Lottery officials say the winner has 180 days to claim their prize at lottery headquarters in Louisville. We're told that building opens at 8:00a.m. on Monday.

In the meantime, they advise the winner to sign the back of their ticket and keep it in a secure location.

The name of store where the winning ticket was sold is expected to be released on Monday