Growing Jackpots Produce Big Winners

$50,000 Powerball winner; $10,000 Mega Millions winner, Southaven man among winners

As the Mega Millions®  jackpot grows to an estimated $480 million for tomorrow’s drawing and the Powerball® jackpot  has reached an estimated $82 million for Saturday night’s drawing, two Mississippi Lottery players are also flying high from $50,000 and $10,000 wins from the recent drawings. Also, the Mississippi Match 5 drawing for tonight has grown to an estimated $192,000.

From the Wednesday, July 13, Powerball drawing, one lucky winning ticket matched four out of five white balls and the Powerball, winning $50,000. The winning numbers from the drawing were 22-23-36-47-63 with a Powerball of 2 and a Powerplay of 2. The $50,000 winning ticket was  purchased from Menge Mart on Menge Avenue in Pass Christian. The player did not purchase the Powerplay option for an additional $1.00, which would have increased their prize to $100,000.

The Tuesday, July 12, Mega Millions drawing also produced a big winner – $10,000 to be exact. The player matched four out of five white balls and the Megaball. The winning Mega Millions numbers from Tuesday night’s drawing were: 4-7-10-45-64 with a Megaball of 12 and a Megaplier of 2. The $10,000 winning ticket was purchased from Hurley Quick Stop on Highway 613 in Moss Point. The player did not purchase the Megaplier option for an additional $1.00, which would have increased their prize to $20,000.

Other Big Wins

A Water Valley man won one of the top prizes of $100,000 on a $5 $100,000 Triple Play scratch-off game purchased from Rebels Gas Mart on Highway 7 South in Oxford. A Florence man won $20,000 on a $10 Cash Winfall scratch-off game purchased from Khalsa on US 49 South in Richland, and a Southaven man won $10,000 on a $20 Mega Money scratch-off game purchased from Bull Market 203 on Goodman Road in Southaven

From the July 4 Powerball drawing, a Jackson player has claimed their $50,000 prize. The winning numbers drawn were: 15-16-24-31-56 with a Powerball of 4 and a Power Play of 2. The player selected their own numbers and purchased the winning ticket from Bluesky Store #637 on I-55 North at Northside Drive in Jackson.

Summer of Fun

The next drawing for the Summer of Fun promotion is July 25. The top prize for this round is $15,000 cash! No purchase necessary and must be 21 or older to enter. Make sure you are a Lottery Insider. The special link to enter the drawing will be e-mailed next week! Sign up here.

Bob Bakken

Bob Bakken is the most recognized and most trusted name in DeSoto County news and sports reporting, as readers continue to express their appreciation for his accuracy and fairness in the stories he writes. Bob provides content for DeSoto County News and occasionally is heard on the OB Pod podcast talking about area happenings. A former newspaper editor and writer, his award-winning background also includes television news producing, sports media relations, and radio broadcasting.

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