'Lucky Larry' sold two $1 million winning tickets in Wednesday's Powerball at Staten Island store

PORT RICHMOND, Staten Island (WABC) -- Luck may be on your side if you buy your Powerball tickets at a Stop & Shop on Staten Island.

The store on Richmond Avenue in Port Richmond sold two $1 million winning tickets in Wednesday's Powerball drawing.

Store manager Larry Diantonio may be the key to the good fortune.

He earned the nickname "Lucky Larry" after a $245.6 million Powerball ticket was sold at the Stop & Shop he used to manage.

"Hopefully more customers will do that, more people will do that," Diantonio said. "Come here, visit the store, buy a ticket, do a little shopping, and hopefully have another winner."

Stop & Shop has donated its $10,000 commission to the largest food pantry and soup kitchen on Staten Island.

Since no one claimed the top prize Saturday, $550 million is up for grabs on Wednesday.

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