Friday, October 25, 2013
ATLANTA – A winning Mega Millions ticket worth $1 million was sold in Berrien County. The winning ticket matched the first five winning numbers from the Oct. 22 drawing.
Pit Stop, located at 514 S. Davis St. in Nashville, sold the winning ticket.
A winner has yet to come forward.
Players in Georgia have 180 days from the draw date to claim their prize.
Tuesday was the first drawing introducing enhancements to Mega Millions, including larger jackpots and second-tier prizes of $1 million, which increased from $250,000.
Winning numbers from the Oct. 22 Mega Millions drawing were: 2-3-19-52-71 and the Mega Ball was 14.
Friday’s estimated jackpot is at $65 million to a single annuity winner.
It only takes $1 to play Mega Millions for a chance to win big. Players can multiply prizes with the Megaplier option for an additional $1 per play.
As with all other Georgia Lottery games, proceeds from Mega Millions will benefit education in the state of Georgia.
Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $14.8 billion to the state of Georgia for education. All Georgia Lottery profits go to pay for specific educational programs, including Georgia’s HOPE Scholarship Program and Georgia’s Pre-K Program. More than 1.6 million students have received HOPE, and more than 1.3 million 4-year-olds have attended the statewide, voluntary prekindergarten program.
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