Back-to-back jackpot winners announced in Match 5 lottery — one person won more than $430,000
Published 11:57 am Wednesday, August 3, 2022
After 17 successive drawings without a winner, two lucky players won back-to-back in the Mississippi Match Five Lottery, including one person who won more than $430,000.
One lucky player from Yalobusha County matched all five numbers from the Saturday, July 30, Mississippi Match 5 drawing, which began its roll June 23.
With the prize amount increasing after each drawing, the jackpot reached $431,749.
The numbers drawn were 6-8-11-14-17, and the winning ticket was purchased from Sprint Mart #48 in Water Valley.
The winner said they enjoy playing Mississippi Match 5, especially when the jackpot reaches $200,000 or more. They always choose the same numbers and typically purchase two tickets for each drawing.
Three days later, the jackpot for the Tuesday, Aug. 2, Mississippi Match 5 was hit by one player matching all five numbers. The $50,000 winning ticket was purchased from Super See Tobacco in Tupelo. The winning numbers were 10-16-20-31-32.