A Bayside woman was among a group of 12 workers from a Manhattan financial services firm to share winnings from a $1 million Powerball prize, according to the New York State Lottery.
The lottery handed out a total $19 million in prizes Wednesday during an event at Jamaica’s Resorts World New York City Casino.
Sheila Cheung, of Bayside, was part of a group of 12 workers from CSW-Group LLC that won a $1 million Powerball second prize from a drawing held on Aug. 1.
The group’s members, who hail from Maspeth, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Nassau and Westchester Counties, will share a net check totaling $661,803.
Another borough resident – Chef Ioannis Alexander of Astoria – also won the $1 million second prize, according to the Lottery.