• 57°

Mega Millions ticket sold online in North Carolina wins $1 million prize

Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing produced a $1 million prize for someone who bought a ticket through Online Play in Wake County on the lottery’s website, according to a press release from the North Carolina Education Lottery.

The lucky ticket was the only one to win the highest prize nationally in Tuesday’s drawing.

The $2 ticket matched the numbers on all five white balls, 10-15-19-45-68. The odds of matching all five white balls in a Mega Millions drawing are 1 in 12.6 million.

The winner has 180 days from the drawing to claim their prizes.

No one won Tuesday’s Mega Millions jackpot. The jackpot climbs to $240 million as an annuity or $162.6 million cash for Friday’s drawing. The odds of winning a Mega Millions jackpot are 1 in 302 million.

For details on how money raised by the lottery made an impact in North Carolina in 2020, visit www.nclottery.com and click on the “Impact” section.

READ ABOUT MORE NEWS AND EVENTS HERE.

RECENT HEADLINES:

Island Farm to host annual sheep shearing day

Outer Banks Community Foundation accepting applications for Focus grants

News

Frozen spaghetti with meat sauce recalled

News

Michael C. Silverman named new town manager for Nags Head

News

North Carolina bills seeking to preserve patient visitation advance

Business

Jennette’s Pier expands hours leading up to summer

News

Three serious fires in Kitty Hawk battled within 24-hour period

Lifestyles

Meet the winners of the Mutt Madness photo contest!

News

Household hazardous waste collections set at three locations in Dare

News

North Carolina criminal justice reform package approved by Senate committee

Business

Regulators approve 20-year extension of nuclear plant licenses

News

Cape Hatteras National Seashore night driving rules in place

News

North Carolina House ending COVID-19 proxy voting practice

Hyde

Ocracoke Fig Festival to host chef Vivian Howard

News

NCDMV suspends replacement of older license plates

News

North Carolina lawmakers to debate new abortion restrictions

Crime

Colington man arrested for felony drug and firearm charges

Schools

Tyrrell County Schools moves to in-person instruction on Wednesdays

Lifestyles

Theatre of Dare returns to in-person performances with ‘The Diaries of Adam & Eve’

News

Beaufort County woman scores $1 million prize on $10 scratch-off ticket

News

Dare commissioners have two meetings Monday

News

Kitty Hawk has budget discussion

Lifestyles

Osprey enjoys fresh fish dinner

News

Mourners gathering Monday for funeral of Andrew Brown Jr.

Crime

North Carolina man pleads guilty to production of child pornography

News

Weekly gas price update for North Carolina