Big payday: $1.9 million Megabucks jackpot ticket sold over the weekend in Neenah
A Megabucks ticket worth $1.9 million was purchased in Neenah for the Sept. 5 drawing. Wisconsin Lottery officials said the jackpot winner has 180 days to claim the prize. (Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto )
NEENAH – If you bought a ticket for the Sept. 5 Megabucks drawing at Mobil West, take a close look at the numbers: You could be an instant millionaire.
The Wisconsin Lottery announced that a Megabucks ticket worth $1.9 million was purchased at the gas station/convenience store on Gillingham Road.
The last Megabucks jackpot was won on April 25, 2020, for $10.7 million. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 6,991,908.
The winner has 180 days from the drawing to claim the jackpot. The prize must be claimed in person by appointment at the Lottery’s Madison office, according to Charles Klink, product development and marketing director.
Klink said walk-in claims are not allowed, so it’s “very important” the winner calls ahead at 608-261-4916 to make an appointment and get more information before to travelling to Madison.
Due to social distancing, there are a limited number of appointment times available and same-day appointments are usually not available, he said.
A lottery ticket sold at Mobil West in Neenah for the Sept. 5 Megabucks drawing $1.9 million jackpot.
JACKPOT STARTS AT $1 MILLION
TWO PLAYS FOR $1
DRAWINGS EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY
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Number of Megabucks Winners
For 11/21/2020 | 4647 Wisconsin Winners
HOW TO PLAY MEGABUCKS
Choose six different numbers from 1 through 49. Minimum play is two panels for $1.
Place wagers by asking for a QUICK PICK or by using the Megabucks playslip. Playslips are avaliable at Wisconsin Lottery retailers.
Choose how many draws to play. Each set of two plays cost $1 per draw. Megabucks can be played up to 8 draws (4 weeks) in advance.
Select the EZ Match feature (an additional $1 per set of two plays) for a chance to win instantly. The terminal will select the EZ Match numbers. NOTE: Each set of two Megabucks plays with EZ Match will print on a separate ticket.
Check playslip carefully before handing it to the retailer. MEGABUCKS TICKETS CANNOT BE CANCELLED.
Give completed playslip and cash to the retailer.
Receive, sign and safeguard ticket. A ticket is needed to claim a prize. Playslips are not valid to claim a prize.
Please click features and procedures for more details regarding this game.
HOW TO WIN MEGABUCKS:
|6 of 6||JACKPOT*||1:6,991,908|
|5 of 6||$500||1:27,101|
|4 of 6||$30||1:517|
|3 of 6||$2||1:29|
|Drawings are Wednesday and Saturday after 9 p.m. Tickets must be purchased before 9 p.m. on Wednesday and Saturday to be included in that day’s drawing.|
JACKPOT amount is estimated. Megabucks odds based on two plays for $1. Prizes are approximately 53.5% of sales. EZ Match odds based on one play for $1. Prizes are approximately 63.1% of sales. *The prize money allocated to the JACKPOT shall be equally divided by the number of plays correctly matching all 6 numbers. JACKPOT winner has 60 days from date of ticket validation to select either the annuity payment method of 25 annual installments or the cash option payment method. A cash option JACKPOT prize will be equal to the total cash held for the JACKPOT pool, which will be less than the estimated JACKPOT. JACKPOTS not won will be carried forward to the next drawing. Prizes up to $599 may be claimed at a Wisconsin Lottery retailer. Prizes $600 and over must be claimed at a Lottery office or by mail. Prizes $200,000 or over must be claimed at the Madison Validation office. Tickets, transactions, and winners are subject to state law and Lottery regulations. Purchasers must be at least 18 years old. Megabucks prizes not claimed within 180 days after drawing are forfeited. EZ Match prizes not claimed within 180 days after the ticket is generated are forfeited. For more details regarding features and procedures for Megabucks and Megabucks with EZ Match please visit wilottery.com for contact information.
HOW TO WIN INSTANTLY WITH EZ MATCH:
Megabucks offers a chance to win NOW and LATER for an additional $1!
When EZ Match is selected, five EZ Match numbers and instant prize amounts will print below the Megabucks numbers on the ticket.
WIN NOW by matching any EZ Match number to any Megabucks number on the ticket (not the numbers in the drawing) to win the corresponding prize amount shown instantly.
NOTE: Each EZ Match prize can only be won once.
WIN LATER if three or more of the Megabucks numbers in one play match the Megabucks numbers drawn for the draw dates printed on the ticket.
Please click features and procedures for more details regarding this feature.
EZ MATCH ODDS:
HOW TO CLAIM EZ MATCH PRIZES:
Any retailer can redeem the EZ Match prize on a ticket immediately after purchasing and give the player an exchange ticket for the Megabucks drawing. EZ Match prizes can be claimed up to 180 days after the Megabucks EZ Match ticket is generated. Megabucks prizes can be claimed up to 180 days after the winning draw date.
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