• Mega Millions ticket worth $1M sold in Rockdale County


    ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. - A winning Mega Millions ticket worth $1 million was sold in Rockdale County, lottery officials announced Wednesday.

    The winning ticket from the Nov. 14 Mega Millions drawing was sold at the Texaco Food Mart on Klondike Road SW in Conyers.

    You can watch all Mega Millions and Powerball drawings LIVE on Channel 2! Mega Millions airs Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 p.m., immediately followed by The Channel 2 Action News Nightbeat at 11. Powerball draws Wednesdays and Saturdays at 11 p.m., also followed by The Channel 2 Action News Nightbeat at 11.

    Winning numbers from the drawing were: 1-14-21-22-28 and the Mega Ball was 19.

    The winner who matched the first five numbers, but not the Mega Ball, has not come forward yet. 

    Mega Millions winners in Georgia have 180 days from the draw date to claim prizes.

    Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot is an estimated $95 million to a single annuity winner.

    It only takes $2 to play Mega Millions for a chance to win big. Players can multiply prizes with the Megaplier option for an additional $1 per play. The new optional $3 wager Just the Jackpot allows players to receive two entries for a chance to win the game’s jackpot only.

    As with all other Georgia Lottery games, proceeds from Mega Millions will benefit education in the state of Georgia.

    Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $19 billion to the state of Georgia for education. All Georgia Lottery profits go to pay for specific educational programs, including Georgia’s HOPE Scholarship Program and Georgia’s Pre-K Program. More than 1.8 million students have received HOPE, and more than 1.6 million 4-year-olds have attended the statewide, voluntary prekindergarten program.

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