Who’s The Upstate NY Winner of $1Mil Mega Millions Prize?
On September 12th, the New York Lottery Mega Millions jackpot was worth $141,000,000! There was no top prize winner but the second prize was worth one million dollars. The winning one million dollar ticket was sold at a Stewart's Shop in Upstate New York. We now know who the lucky winner is.
Why Is This Winning Ticket Worth $1 Million?
This winning New York Lottery Mega Millions ticket is worth only a small fraction of the jackpot because the winner matched five numbers but not the Mega ball. This isn't an easy feat. The odds of getting five numbers, not the Mega ball, are 1 in 12,607,306!
What Were The Winning Mega Million Numbers?
The New York Lottery Mega Million September 12th winning numbers were 2, 14, 21, 42, 67, and the Mega ball was 18. There are 45 states along with the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands that participate in Mega Millions. You have a 1 in 302,575,350 chance of hitting the jackpot.
Where Was This $1 Million Mega Millions Ticket Sold?
The $1 million Mega Millions ticket was sold at a Stewart's Shop at 33 Frontage Road in Glenmont.
Who Won $1 Million in The Mega Millions Drawing?
The one million dollar Mega Millions jackpot is Michael Donovan from Middleburgh, NY. He matched five Mega Millions numbers without matching the Mega ball. Mr. Donovan decided to receive a single lump sum payment of $651,000 after the required withholdings.
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