Group from Albuquerque claims $200K Powerball prize

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A backyard barbecue paid off for a group from Albuquerque.

The seven friends and co-workers claimed the $200,000 Powerball prize from Wednesday’s drawing. 

They decided to put in $20 each when they were hanging out at a barbecue last week.

The winning ticket was bought at the Giant Gas Station on Central and Eubank.

The $50,000 Powerball winner and the $200,000 Roadrunner Cash winners have also come forward.

Meanwhile, the $1 million and $2 million winning ticket holders are still out there.

The $2 million winning ticket was sold in Edgewood, the $1 million was sold in Moriarty. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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