Mississippi man celebrates birthday with $100,000 scratch-off game win

Published 7:05 am Tuesday, April 26, 2022

A Mississippi man has won the first $100,000 in a new Mississippi Lottery scratch-off game.

Mississippi Lottery officials say the Monroe County man, who recently celebrated his birthday, won the prize in the $20 Mega Money scratch-off game that launched on April 5.

The individual, who chose to remain anonymous, purchased the ticket at Fulton Tobacco Mart in Fulton.

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Nine $100,000 prizes remain, with additional smaller prizes also available to win, lottery officials said.