Lucky Mississippi Lottery player wakes up a millionaire Wednesday

Published 2:58 pm Wednesday, May 1, 2024

One lucky Mississippi Lottery player knows what it is like to wake up a millionaire.

Mississippi Lottery officials report that a million-dollar ticket was sold at the Scarlet Pearl Casino and Resort in D’Iberville.

The winning Mega Millions numbers were 10-18-27-37-61 with a Mega Ball of 5 and a Megaplier of 3.

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The lucky winner matched all five numbers in Tuesday night’s drawing but missed matching the Mega Ball number. Had they matched the Maga Ball number, the player would have won the $257 million jackpot.

If the player had spent another $1 on the Megaplier option, they would have won $3 million.