Virginia Lottery to honor misprinted Mega Millions tickets


RICHMOND,Va. – While the Virginia Lottery upgraded its system Friday night, a ticket printing error occurred that impacted some people who bought a Mega Millions ticket.

From 10:45 to 11:51 p.m., a small number of tickets under the old game were produced and incorrectly sold.

All Mega Millions tickets sold during that time will be honored, according to officials with to the Virginia Lottery.

The price of the ticket and the price of a replacement ticket will be refunded to those players.

Any prizes won by the original ticket will be honored.

To receive a refund or prize payment, contact the Virginia Lottery at 804-692-7778, or sign and fill out the information on the back of the ticket and mail it to Virginia Lottery, P.O. Box 2489, Richmond, VA 23218.

If you purchased your Mega Millions ticket during that time, you are encouraged to repurchase your ticket by 10:45 p.m. on Tuesday for that night’s drawing.

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