$4 million winning Mega Millions ticket sold in southern Illinois

$4 million winning Mega Millions ticket sold in southern Illinois

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One lucky Illinois Lottery player has won a life-changing amount of money – a whopping $4 million

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after buying a winning Mega Millions ticket in the Tuesday, Nov. 9 drawing

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The winning ticket was purchased at a Circle K convenience store and gas station, located at 923 N. 14th St. in Murphysboro in southern Illinois.

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The lucky player matched all five numbers, 5-13-29-38-59, plus added the game’s Megaplier feature to win the $4 million prize.

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For selling the winning ticket, the retailer will receive a bonus of $10,000, one percent of the prize amount.

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In total, nearly 39,000 winning tickets were sold, and over $4.2 million in prizes were won in Tuesday night’s Mega Millions drawing.

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Winners have one year from the date of the winning draw in which to claim their prize.

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The Illinois Lottery encourages all lucky winners to write their name on the back of their ticket and keep it in a safe place until they’re ready to claim their prize.

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The next Mega Millions drawing is this Friday night, November 11 at 10 p.m local time.

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The jackpot, up for grabs, is an estimated $189 million. Mega Millions tickets are $2 each.

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