Scratch-Off Player Lands $200,000; Mega Millions Player Triples $10,000 Win

Published 3:30 pm Monday, February 14, 2022

JACKSON, MISS–With the Powerball® jackpot growing to an estimated $183 million for tonight’s drawing, two Mississippi Lottery players received sweet Valentine’s Day surprises over the weekend worth $200,000 and $30,000.

A Newton County player won $200,000 on a $10 Power 10X scratch-off game, one of her favorites to play. With her regular lottery store closing for the evening on Saturday, the player decided to try her luck at a different MS Lottery retailer. She visited Newton Junction located at 221 Eastside Drive in Newton, where she purchased several grocery items and an assortment of scratch-off games. Her last ticket to scratch ended up being the $200,000 winner.

The second player won $30,000 from the Friday, Feb. 11, Mega Millions® drawing, purchased from MK Mart at 25 Fisher Ferry Road in Vicksburg.

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The lucky player matched four out of five white balls and the Mega Ball. The winning Mega Millions numbers from Friday night’s drawing were: 11, 16, 23, 24 and 30 with a Mega Ball of 24 and a Megaplier of 3. For an additional dollar, the player purchased the Megaplier option, tripling their $10,000 prize for a total win of $30,000.

Monday Jackpot Update

Tonight’s Powerball® drawing is now up to $183 million. The jackpot for Tuesday night’s Mega Millions drawing is $53 million, while the jackpot for Tuesday’s Mississippi Match 5 drawing is $520,000.