$1 Million Mega Millions Winning Ticket Sold in Vancleave

Powerball, Mega Millions, Mississippi Match 5 Jackpots climb

A Mega Millions® ticket worth $1 million was sold in Vancleave matched the first five numbers in Tuesday night’s drawing, but it missed the Mega Ball number and the $565 million jackpot.

Still, $1 million is a nice consolation prize, and if the player would have purchased the Megaplier for an extra $1, the prize would have doubled to $2 million.

The Mega Millions jackpot for Friday night’s drawing is now $640 million. The cash value of the jackpot is $328.3 million.

The winning numbers from the Dec. 27, 2022, Mega Millions drawing were 9-13-36-59-61 and the Mega Ball was 11. The Megaplier was 2.

Jackpot Update

The jackpot for Wednesday’s Powerball® drawing is now an estimated $215 million, with an estimated cash value of $112.3 million.

Fueled by player excitement, brisk ticket sales for Thursday night’s drawing of Mississippi Match 5 have driven the estimated jackpot to $145,000.

The Mississippi Match 5 jackpot has risen steadily since Dec. 6, when the winning ticket worth $55,000 was purchased in Jackson. After a win, Mississippi Match 5 resets to $50,000, and increases based on sales.

January scratch off games. (Mississippi Lottery)

New Games Friday

Lottery retailers will have three new scratch-off games available starting Friday, Dec. 30.

 $1—Did I Win?: Approximate overall odds are 1:4.90. Win up to $5,000.

$2—Tic Tac Bonus: Approximate overall odds are 1:4.85. Win up to $20,000.

$5—$100,000 Cash: Approximate overall odds are 1:4.24. Win up to $100,000.

Bob Bakken

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