Copiah County player wins $1 million from Mega Millions ticket


COPIAH COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – A Copiah County player who purchased a Mega Millions ticket in Mississippi has won $1 million.

According to the Mississippi Lottery Corporation (MLC), the ticket sold at RBs One Stop on Highway 28 in Hazlehurst for Wednesday night’s Mega Millions drawing. It matched all five white ball winning numbers worth $1 million. The player did not choose the Megaplier option and chose to remain anonymous.

The winning Mega Millions numbers from last night’s drawing are: 10-19-26-28-50 with a Mega Ball of 16 and a Megaplier of 2x.

“Last night’s $1 million Mega Millions winner is the second millionaire to win playing Mega Millions in Mississippi,” said MLC President Tom Shaheen. “A Gautier woman won $2 million for the June 9, 2020, Mega Millions drawing. This is really exciting for Mississippi. Even if you did not hit the big jackpot, it is very important to check your numbers!” 

The Mega Millions jackpot continues its roll and is currently at an estimated $970 million for Friday, January 22, 2021. The new cash value is now estimated at $716.3 million. The Powerball jackpot for the drawing tonight, January 20, is $730 million with a cash value at an estimated $546 million.

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