JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The largest Mississippi Match 5 jackpot ever has reached an estimated $700,000 for Thursday’s drawing!
The previous Mississippi Match 5 record jackpot of $665,000 was hit in July 2021 and was split between two winning tickets.
Thursday’s jackpot will be the 23rd drawing since the jackpot was last won on Dec. 10, 2022, for $55,000. The jackpot will grow until at least one ticket matches all five numbers.
The Mississippi Lottery Corporation (MLC) also said a $50,000 Powerball winning ticket was purchased at Sprint Mart #38 on West Main Street in Tupelo from the Monday, Jan. 30, drawing. The ticket matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball.
Time is also running out for a player who purchased a winning $500,000 Powerball ticket from the Aug. 13, 2022, drawing. They have a little more than a week remaining to claim the winning ticket, which was purchased from Broadway Mart in McComb. It will expire Feb. 9.
Additionally, a player who purchased a winning $4 million Mega Millions ticket from the Jan. 3 Mega Millions drawing has yet to claim their prize. The player purchased the ticket from Byram Chevron on Siwell Road in Byram and has until July 2 to claim.
The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday, Feb. 1, is an estimated $653 million, with an estimated cash value of $350.5 million. The Mega Millions jackpot for Friday, Feb. 3, is now an estimated $20 million, with an estimated cash value of $10.6 million.