Winning $1 million lottery ticket purchased in Union Co.
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Someone who bought a Mega Millions ticket at a Union County grocery store won a $1 million prize in Tuesday’s drawing.
The lucky winner purchased the ticket at the Food Lion on Idlewild Road in Indian Trail. 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 winner has 180 days from the drawing to claim the prize.
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North Carolina became one of three states, including California and Iowa, to have a $1 million winner in the drawing.
Since nobody won Tuesday’s Mega Millions jackpot, Friday’s drawing offers a $254 million jackpot worth $133.7 million in cash.
The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are 1 in 302.5 million.
Players can buy Mega Millions tickets at any lottery retail location, through Online Play on the lottery’s website or by using the NC Lottery Official Mobile App.
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