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

Published 8:06 am Thursday, April 15, 2021

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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.

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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 and click on the “Impact” section.



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