Virginia ticket wins $2 million in Mega Millions drawing

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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - One lottery player who bought a Mega Millions ticket in Gate City, Virginia, won a $2 million prize during Friday’s drawing.

As the Mega Millions jackpot reached the third-highest in US history, the Virginia lottery also reaped some of the benefits. During the 37 drawings that began in September, Mega Million ticket sales generated about $29.1 million in profit for Virginia’s K-12 public education.

On Friday alone, more than 214,000 Mega Millions tickets won prizes, including the $2 million winner.

According to the Virginia Lottery, the $2 million ticket was bought at the Wilderness Road Market on 3952 Highway 23 in Gate City.

A $20,000 ticket was bought at the Harris Teeter on 19350 Winmeade Drive in Leesburg.

Tickets that won $10,000 were bought at:

  • 7-Eleven, 8211 Old Centreville Road in Manassas Park
  • Fas Mart, 2600 East Main Street in Richmond
  • JR. Market, 3601 East Ocean View Avenue in Norfolk
  • Martin’s Food Market, 15361 Montanus Drive in Culpeper
  • Beach Shell, 705 22nd Street in Virginia Beach
  • Online via

Mega Millions drawings are held Tuesday and Friday nights at 11 p.m., livestreamed at The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 302,575,350. The odds of winning any prize in Mega Millions are 1 in 24.

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