A very lucky Mississippian is $542 thousand richer after hitting the Mississippi Match 5 jackpot on Tuesday, June 21.
The player purchased the winning Mississippi Match 5 ticket from Texaco Food Mart on Highway 45 North in Columbus. The winning numbers drawn were 02-16-22-28-31. The jackpot for the Saturday, June 25, Mississippi Match 5 drawing is $50,000.
The Powerball® and Mega Millions® jackpots are both at $312 million. The drawing for Powerball is tonight, June 22, while the Mega Millions drawing is Friday, June 24. Estimated cash payouts are $175.1 million for Powerball and $173.6 million for Mega Millions.
Summer of Fun heats up
The June 20 drawing yielded big winners from Brandon, Biloxi, Oxford, Roxie, Bay St. Louis, Wesson, Pearl and Phenix City, Ala. All winners were selected from a random drawing and have been mailed certified letters. The top prize from the June 20 drawing is $10,000.
The next Summer of Fun drawing will be held July 11. No purchase is necessary to win and buying Mississippi Lottery products does not increase the chance of winning. Just sign up to become a Mississippi Lottery Insider by clicking here to receive the special entry forms.