The Mega millions lottery rolled for a jackpot worth $850 millions on 20th January. An anonymous player from Copiah County won the prize of $1 millions from Tuesday night’s Mega millions drawing. The ticket was sold at RB’s One Stop Highway 28 in Hazelhurst for last night’s drawing.
(Source: Mississippi Lottery)
The player turned winner did not want to get identified and belong to Copiah County in Mississippi. He matched 5 white balls in the winning ticket and did not apply the Megapiler. Hence, he won the prize worth $1 millions.
Mega Millions Winning numbers for the 20th Jan, 2021
Mega millions Jackpot were- 10,19, 26, 28, 50
Mega ball- 16 and Mega plier- 2x.
The Megamillions Jackpot has rolled up to $970 millions for the next draw. It is declared to be the biggest jackpot in the past two years.
Tom Shaheen, the President at Mississippi Lottery Corporation states that “last night’s 41 Mega millions winner is the second millionaire to win the Mega millions in Mississippi.”
Initially it was a Gautier woman who won $2 millions on June 9th ,2020. She had applied the Megapiler. Two wins in almost one year sounds great for Mississippi says the President. Also adds that even if you don’t win the jackpot, It is very important to check the winning numbers for second tier prizes.
How to play the Mega millions lottery?
- The players have to pick a total 6 numbers. The 5 main numbers from the pool of white balls ranging from 1 to 70. The Mega ball number is to be selected from the pool of 1 to 25.
- The numbers can be picked manually or the QuickPick option is also available for random number generation.
- The cost of the lottery ticket is $2 and if the megaplier is applied then an extra dollar is added.
- To win the jackpot all 5 `main numbers and the Mega ball has to match the winning ticket. If fewer balls are matched then, second tier prizes are also available.