Mega Millions drawing produces $1 million win in North Carolina

Published 7:18 am Monday, January 3, 2022

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Someone who bought a Mega Millions ticket at a Forsyth County convenience store won a $1 million prize in New Year’s Eve Mega Millions drawing, according to a press release from the North Carolina Education Lottery.

The lucky winner purchased the ticket at the Circle K on Williams Road in Lewisville. The $2 ticket matched the numbers on all five white balls to win the $1 million prize. The odds of matching numbers on all five white balls are 1 in 12.6 million.

The Mega Millions drawing also produced two $10,000 wins in North Carolina. Those lucky tickets were purchased at the Great D on U.S. 601 in Yadkinville and the Walnut Cove Market on South Main Street in Walnut Cove.

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The winners have 180 days from the drawing to claim their prize.

For details on how money raised by the lottery made an impact in all of North Carolina’s 100 counties last year, click on the “Impact” section of the lottery’s website.