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Mississippi Match 5 Jackpot hit in Vicksburg

March scratch games available tomorrow; Mega Millions and Powerball continue to grow

A Vicksburg player’s Friday night turned into a winning weekend when they won the $209,999 Mississippi Match 5 jackpot from the March 1 drawing.

The player matched all five numbers and purchased the ticket from Suds N Smokes in Vicksburg.

The player loves Match 5 and used the Quick Pick option for some numbers and chose the other numbers. As they watched the news Friday night, the player thought some of the winning numbers looked like theirs. Upon verifying the numbers the next morning, the realization of matching all five numbers and winning the jackpot sunk in.

March Games Available Tuesday

Three new scratch-off games in the Cash Blitz family will march into Mississippi Lottery retailers March 5. They will join the February debut of the $20 version of the game, 200X Cash Blitz.

The parade of games this month is led by 100X Cash Blitz ticket, a $10 game with approximate overall odds of 1:3.82 and top prizes of $200,000. Following closely on its heels, 50X Cash Blitz is a $5 game with approximate overall odds of 1:4.33 and top prizes of $100,000. The 20X Cash Blitz is a $2 game with approximate overall odds of 1:4.61 and top prizes of $20,000 will complete the family.