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First Mega Money $100,000 prize claimed

A Monroe County man celebrated a recent birthday by winning the first of the 10 top prizes of $100,000 from the $20 Mega Money scratch-off game, which launched April 5. 

After Monday’s claim, nine prizes of $100,000 remain, along with plenty of prizes at all different levels.

The player, who chose to remain anonymous, purchased the winning scratch-off game from Fulton Tobacco Mart on S. Adams in Fulton.

New Games

Two new scratch-off games will be available for purchase at lottery retailers starting Tuesday, May 3, 2022.

$2—Match 2 Win: Approximate overall odds are 1:4.79, and the top prize is $20,000.

$5—Jumbo Bucks Bonus: Approximate overall odds are 1:4.02, and the top prize is $100,000.

Bob Bakken

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