CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Two $1 million Powerball tickets have been sold in West Virginia.
The West Virginia Lottery announced Thursday morning the winning tickets were sold at the One Stop #3516 along U.S. in Huntington and the Julian Mini Mart in Julian.
Both tickets matched the first five numbers drawn Wednesday evening but missed the Powerball. The winning numbers were 06-10-23-41-45. The Powerball was 1.
The tickets are among nine sold nationwide that won the $1 million prize.
Lottery officials said this marks the first time two $1 million winning Powerball tickets were sold at separate locations in the state during the same drawing.
Weston residents Michael Shaver and Ronald Simmons shared $14 million in winnings after matching five numbers with the Power Play option seven times for the March 5, 2012 drawing.
However, all seven of those tickets were purchased at the same time and at the same location.
Harts resident Terry Brumfield was the state's most recent $1 million Powerball winner. Brumfield who claimed his $1 million prize on Dec. 21.Lottery officials said they strongly recommended the winning ticket holders sign the back of their tickets immediately and contact lottery headquarters at (304) 558-0500 to claim their prize.