IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. (News Release) — Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing produced a $1 million prize for someone who bought a ticket at a convenience store in Iredell County.
The lucky winner bought the ticket at Fast Phil’s on Brawley School Road in Mooresville. The win was the second time in two weeks that a ticket in North Carolina won a $1 million prize in the game.
The $2 ticket matched the numbers on all five white balls, 15-19-33-39-68, beating odds of 1 in 12.6 million.
The winner has 180 days from the drawing to claim their prize.
No one won the Mega Millions jackpot in the drawing. Friday’s jackpot climbs to $276 million as an annuity prize, or $211.8 million cash.
The odds of winning a Mega Millions jackpot are 1 in 302.5 million.
Players can try their luck and buy $2 Mega Millions tickets at any lottery retail location or through Online Play on the lottery’s website, www.nclottery.com, or with the NC Lottery Official Mobile App.
Draw games such as Mega Millions make it possible for the lottery to raise more than $725 million a year for education.