$1 million Mega Millions ticket sold in Mississippi
JACKSON, Miss. (WTOK) - One lucky Mississippian is $1 million richer. The Mississippi Lottery Commission said the ticket that matched all five white balls was bought at RBs One Stop on Highway 28 in Hazlehurst. The player chose to remain anonymous.
The winning Mega Millions numbers from Tuesday’s drawing are: 10-19-26-28-50 with a Mega Ball of 16 and a Megaplier of 2x.
“Last night’s $1 million Mega Millions winner is the second millionaire to win playing Mega Millions in Mississippi,” said MLC president, Tom Shaheen. “A Gautier woman won $2 million for the June 9, 2020, Mega Millions drawing. This is really exciting for Mississippi. Even if you did not hit the big jackpot, it is very important to check your numbers!”
The Mega Millions jackpot continues its roll as no jackpot winner was sold and it’s currently at an estimated $970 million for Friday, Jan. 22. The new cash value is now estimated at $716.3 million. The Powerball jackpot for the drawing tonight, January 20, is $730 million with a cash value at an estimated $546 million.
It’s the first time both lottery jackpots have topped $700 million. The biggest prize was a $1.58 billion Powerball jackpot won by three people in 2016.
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