Mega Millions Jackpot Heats Up to $376 Million

While the temperatures are dropping, jackpots are getting hotter, including the $376 million on the line in the Mega Millions® drawing Friday.

The Powerball® jackpot has climbed to $76 million for the Saturday drawing. The jackpot for tonight’s Mississippi Match 5 drawing is $194,000.

Week of Winners

Winners steadily streamed into headquarters this week to collect their prizes. For more winner information, check out the helpful link on our website: https://www.mslotteryhome.com/players/winners/ 

·      $5,000 and $2,600: A Natchez man won on two Cash 4 tickets purchased from Corner Mart on Lower Woodville Road, Natchez.

·      $5,000: A Columbus woman won on a Cash 4 ticket purchased from Sprint Mart #4101 on Alabama Street, Columbus.

·      $5,000: A Laurel woman won on a Cash 4 ticket purchased from Fast Stop 7 on Hwy. 15 N., Laurel.

·      $5,000: A Jackson woman won on a Cash 4 ticket purchased from Shell Grab N Go on Hwy. 18 W., Jackson.

·      $2,600: A Jackson man won on a Cash 4 ticket purchased from Lakeland Red Apple Texaco on Lakeland Heights Blvd., Flowood.

·      $2,600: A Hattiesburg man won a Cash 4 ticket purchased from Maggie’s Beer House on W. Florence Street., Hattiesburg.

·      $2,500: A Meridian woman won on a Cash 4 ticket purchased from King City on Hwy. 39 N., Meridian.

·      $1,500: A Ridgeland man won on a Mega Millions ticket with Megaplier purchased from Shucker’s Piano & Oyster Bar on Conestoga Road, Ridgeland.

·      $1,000: A Carriere woman won on a $10 50X the Cash scratch-off game purchased from TJ’s Country Mart on Hwy. 43 N., Picayune.

·      $1,000: A Jackson woman won a $10 Platinum 7s scratch-off game purchased from Bay Springs Red Apple Truck Stop on Hwy. 18 W., Bay Springs.

·      $1,000: A Tupelo man won a $10 Platinum 7s scratch-off game purchased from M & H Quick Stop on S. Eason Blvd., Tupelo.

·      $1,000: An Oxford woman won on a $10 $200,000 Fortune scratch-off game purchased from Blue Springs Grocery & Grill on Hwy. 9 S., Blue Springs.

·      $1,000: A Laurel man won on a $10 50X the Cash scratch-off game purchased from Rapad Express III on Hwy. 15 N., Laurel.

·      $1,000: A Moss Point man won on a $20 $500,000 Bonus Multiplier scratch-off game purchased from Murphy Oil #867 on Denny Avenue., Pascagoula.

·      $1,000: A Brandon player won on a $5 Gold Rush scratch-off game purchased from Spillway Chevron on Spillway Road, Brandon.

·      $1,000: A Clay County woman won on a Mega Millions ticket with Megaplier purchased from Spring Mart #4125 on S. Montgomery Street, Starkville.

·      $1,000: A Simpson County woman won on a $5 Elvis scratch-off game purchased from BlueSky #637 on I-55 North Northside Drive, Jackson.

·      $1,000: A Lowndes County man won on a $3 Bingo scratch-off game purchased from Sprint Mart #4107 on Lehmberg Road, Columbus.

·      $1,000: A Meridian man won on a Mega Millions ticket with Megaplier purchased from King City on Hwy. 39 N., Meridian.

·      $800: A Jackson woman won on a Mega Millions ticket with Megaplier purchased from Sprint Mart #105 on Springridge Road, Clinton.

New Year, New Look

The Mississippi Lottery will unveil a new look to its website Monday, Jan. 24. Featuring easier to access highlights for draw results, draw schedules, 2nd Chance information and much more, the new facelift is sure to be a jackpot of information!

News release

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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