Where was winning Powerball sold in Wisconsin?

The Powerball lottery is a popular multi-state lottery game in the United States. Tickets are sold in 45 states, including Wisconsin, as well as Washington D.C., Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. The game is coordinated by the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL). Powerball jackpots start at $40 million and roll over if no one wins the jackpot. The overall odds of winning any Powerball prize are 1 in 24.9. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million.

On Wednesday October 19th, 2022, one lucky ticket sold in Wisconsin matched all 5 white balls and the red Powerball to win the $702 million jackpot. This was the first time a jackpot winning Powerball ticket has been sold in Wisconsin. The Winning numbers were 10-33-41-47-56 with a Powerball of 10. The lucky Wisconsin winner opted to take the cash lump sum payment of $496 million.

Where in Wisconsin was the winning ticket sold?

The winning Powerball ticket was sold at the Speedway gas station located at 6012 152nd St in the Village of New Berlin which is a suburb on the west side of Milwaukee. The specific Speedway location is just off Moorland Rd by the Park Place shopping center. The store will receive a $100,000 retailer bonus for selling the jackpot winning ticket.

Wisconsin Lottery Director Cindy Polzin said “This is an amazing milestone moment for Wisconsin. It truly is special when the Wisconsin Lottery has a winner of this magnitude.” This was the 17th Powerball jackpot winning ticket sold in Wisconsin since the state joined the game back in 1992. Prior to this, the largest Powerball winner from Wisconsin was a $208 million jackpot split by a group of factory workers from a Menasha area US Venture/Schmidt manufacturing plant back in August 2006.

More about the New Berlin Speedway that sold the winning Powerball ticket

The Speedway gas station and convenience store has been open at the 6012 152nd St location in New Berlin for over 20 years. It is conveniently located near the Moorland Rd and Coffee Rd intersection by several shopping plazas. This Speedway location sells gas, snacks, beverages, tobacco products, and of course, lottery tickets. It is one of many Speedway branded gas stations in the Milwaukee metro area owned by the Marathon Petroleum Corporation.

According to store manager Himanshi Patel, the Speedway sells hundreds of lottery tickets each week to local customers. However, this was the first time they sold a jackpot prize winning ticket. Patel said many excited customers have been coming in to congratulate the store since the Wisconsin Lottery announced the winning ticket was sold there.

The Speedway retailer will receive a $100,000 bonus commission for selling the jackpot winning ticket per Wisconsin lottery rules. Patel says the money will go back into the business to fund a remodel and other store upgrades. This Speedway location already was a popular spot, but now even more people from around Wisconsin will come to visit where the winning ticket was purchased.

Where exactly in New Berlin is the Speedway?

New Berlin is staddled between Milwaukee and Waukesha counties and has a population around 40,000 residents. The Speedway gas station itself is located in the northeast part of New Berlin along Highway 15/Moorland Rd just south of the intersection at Coffee Rd. It is in a commercial retail area with a Pick N’ Save grocery store and other shopping plazas nearby.

The address again is 6012 152nd St which is also called Moorland Rd. The store is open 24 hours for convenience. Drivers heading westbound on I-94 can take the Moorland exit to easily reach the Speedway. It is located just a few miles south of Brown Deer Rd and the northern Milwaukee metro suburbs.

So next time you are in the area traveling along Highway 15, be sure to stop by the famous Speedway in New Berlin that sold the multi-million dollar Powerball jackpot winner. Try your own luck at winning a prize by purchasing a Powerball or other Wisconsin lottery ticket.

Other large Wisconsin lottery winners

Here are some other notable large lottery prize winners from Wisconsin history:

The Powerball Group from Menasha

As mentioned earlier, prior to the New Berlin winner, the largest Powerball jackpot won in Wisconsin was by a group of eight co-workers from Menasha. On August 5, 2006 they matched all the numbers to split a $208 million jackpot. The members of the group each took home around $16.5 million after taxes. Seven members of the group worked at the US Venture/Schmidt manufacturing plant in Menasha. The tickets were purchased at a Piggly Wiggly grocery store in Menasha.

$22 Million SuperCash Jackpot

Wisconsin’s largest SuperCash jackpot winner was Thomas Henderson from Wauwatosa, who won a $22 million prize on the game in 1998. At the time it was the largest Wisconsin lottery jackpot ever won by a single player. Henderson opted for the cash payout of $12.7 million. The winning ticket was purchased at a convenience store in Wauwatosa on North Avenue.

$140 Million Powerball

A Middleton couple won a $140 million Powerball prize back in 1998 which was the biggest Wisconsin lottery jackpot at the time. Mike and Laurie Halvorson purchased the quick pick ticket at a Mobil Mart in Middleton. After coming forward to claim the prize, they said some of the money would go to charity.

$22 Million Megabucks

Megabucks lottery produced several large Wisconsin winners in the late 1980s and early 1990s. In 1991, a $22 million jackpot was won by a Milwaukee resident named Jermaine Jackson. He elected the cash option payout of $11 million after taxes. The ticket was sold at a Piggly Wiggly store in Milwaukee.

$18 Million SuperCash

One of the two winning tickets for an $18 million SuperCash jackpot in 1991 was sold in Chilton, Wisconsin to Lorraine Weiss and family. They took the cash option of $9.5 million. The winning ticket was sold at Vanden Bloomen Tobacco Store in Chilton.

Other major lottery games in Wisconsin

In addition to massive jackpots from Powerball and Megabucks, the Wisconsin Lottery offers a number of other lottery games with significant prize potential:

Mega Millions

Mega Millions is a multi-state lottery game similar to Powerball played in Wisconsin since 2010. Tickets cost $2 with a starting jackpot of $40 million that rolls over if there is no winner. To date the record Mega Millions jackpot won in Wisconsin was $119 million cash claimed in 2010 by an anonymous trust. Overall odds of winning a Mega Millions prize are 1 in 24.

Badger 5

Badger 5 is Wisconsin’s own statewide evening draw game with better odds than the national games. Players pick 5 numbers from 1-31. Prizes start at $20,000 and rollover if there is no winner. Jackpots can reach into the hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars before someone wins. Overall odds of winning any Badger 5 prize are about 1 in 11.


SuperCash! is another Wisconsin-only evening draw game. Players select 6 numbers from 1 to 39. Minimum starting jackpot is $100,000. Rolling SuperCash jackpots frequently reach into the millions before someone wins. The overall odds of winning SuperCash are around 1 in 21. Some of Wisconsin’s biggest lottery jackpots have been won from SuperCash games.

Wisconsin’s Megabucks

Megabucks was Wisconsin’s original in-state lotto game with large jackpots. It produced the biggest Wisconsin jackpots through the 1990s until it ended in 2008 and was replaced by SuperCash. Minimum Megabucks jackpots started at $1 million. The overall odds were about 1 in 4 of winning any prize.

Daily Pick Games

The Wisconsin Lottery offers daily pick-style games where players select numbered balls. The Daily Pick 3 and Daily Pick 4 games each have straight bets, box bets, combo bets, and Fireball options. Prizes start at $500 and $5,000 for Pick 3 and Pick 4 straight bets matching the exact number draw order. Odds range from 1 in 1000 for Pick 3 or 1 in 10,000 for Pick 4 straight bets.

Table of record Wisconsin lottery jackpot winners

Game Amount Date Winner(s)
Powerball $702 million October 19, 2022 Unidentified ticket from New Berlin
Powerball $208 million August 5, 2006 Group of 8 workers from Menasha
Powerball $140 million September 30, 1998 Middleton couple
Megabucks $22 million June 7, 1991 Jermaine Jackson
SuperCash $22 million July 3, 1998 Thomas Henderson
SuperCash $18 million March 30, 1991 Weiss family from Chilton


In summary, the winning ticket for the October 2022 record $702 million Powerball jackpot was sold at a Speedway gas station in New Berlin, Wisconsin located at 6012 152nd St just off Moorland Rd. This marked the first time Wisconsin has produced a Powerball jackpot winner. The Speedway retailer earned a $100,000 bonus commission for selling the lucky ticket. Wisconsin Lottery players have won several other jackpots over $100 million from various games like Megabucks and SuperCash over the years. But this New Berlin Powerball winner now holds the state record. Wisconsin offers major national lottery games Powerball and Mega Millions as well as in-state lotto games for players to try their luck. Jackpots will continue growing producing more big winners, so make sure to get your ticket!

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