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Winning Powerball Ticket Bought In Gary Expires Thursday


GARY - Whoever bought a certain winning Powerball ticket in Gary, has until Thursday to claim it or the $50,000 payoff will no longer be available to the winner.

Lottery officials told the "Times" that players should check to see if they have the winning ticket, which was purchased as part of the January 9th drawing from the Speedway gas station at 3201 Grant Street.

The winning ticket must be claimed by 4:30 Eastern Standard Time Thursday at the Hoosier Lottery Prize Payment office in Indianapolis.

The January 9th winning numbers are: 14-26-38-45-46 and the Powerball number is 13. The winning ticket matched four of the five winning numbers and the Powerball number.

All Hoosier Lottery Draw game prizes must be claimed within 180 days of the drawing.


Sharon Jackson is the local host of "All Things Considered" and a reporter for Lakeshore Public Radio. She has been with 89.1 FM since its launch in 2009. Sharon is also a radio DJ in Chicago, and has been since 2004. In her previous job at Metro Networks/Westwood One, she was heard on am 890 WLS, WGN radio 720 am and am 560 WIND. She has also delivered news and traffic reports on radio stations all over Chicago and the suburbs including 95.9 The River, 98.3 WCCQ and Star 96.7.