Powerball ticket worth $254M sold in Fairfield County

Lottery officials say the winning Powerball ticket worth $254 million was sold in Fairfield County, and the owner of a Stamford store says a customer

STAMFORD - Lottery officials say the winning Powerball ticket worth $254 million was sold in Fairfield County, and the owner of a Stamford store says a customer told him he has the winning ticket.Mike Patel, who owns Belltown Superette, tells News 12 Connecticut that a customer came into his store crying today and said that he bought the winning ticket there.Connecticut Lottery officials have not yet confirmed exactly where the ticket was sold. Patel says he hasn't heard from lottery officials either, but believes his wife sold the ticket.Connecticut Lottery

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