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Powerball ticket sold in Nicholasville wins $1 million

A Powerball ticket than won $1 million was bought in Nicholasville, lottery officials said Thursday.

The ticket was sold at Prime Star No. 7 at 980 South Main Street, according to a Kentucky Lottery news release.

No one hit the overall Powerball jackpot Wednesday night.

The $1 million ticket matched 5 of the drawn numbers but not the Powerball. The person who bought the ticket increased its value from a $200,000 second-place prize to $1 million by buying the $1 Power Play feature, lottery officials said.

The winning numbers were: 12-47-48-52-55, and the Powerball was 13.

The winner has 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim the prize. The store receives $10,000 for selling the winning ticket.

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