$1 million lottery ticket bought in Franklin County

Mega Millions jackpot grows to $1.6 billion Saturday

By Tommy Lopez - Weekend Anchor / Reporter
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The Virginia Lottery said that a $1 million ticket was bought in Franklin County in the Union Hall community and a $10,000 ticket was bought in Roanoke.

Here is the information released Saturday:

More than 336,000 tickets bought in Virginia won prizes in the Friday, October 19, Mega Millions drawing. But no ticket in Virginia or anywhere else matched all six numbers to win the jackpot, so the jackpot for the Tuesday, October 23, drawing grows to a jaw-dropping $1.6 billion.

Two Virginia tickets each won $1 million in Friday’s drawing. Those tickets were bought at:
•    Gum Spring BP, 911 Cross Country Road in Mineral
•    Whistle Stop, 11729 Old Franklin Turnpike in Union Hall 

Two Virginia tickets each won $20,000. They were bought at:
•    Parham Pit Stop, 807 East Parham Road, Henrico
•    7-Eleven, 615 East Market Street, Leesburg

Five tickets bought in Virginia won $10,000 apiece. They were bought at:
•    7-Eleven, 14517 Jefferson Davis Highway, Woodbridge
•    Rite Aid, 4720 Lee Highway, Arlington
•    Sunrise Family Market, 4140 Lankford Highway, Exmore
•    7-Eleven, 1001 East Main Street, Richmond
•    Kroger, 5050 Rutgers Street, Roanoke

Mega Millions tickets are available at more than 5,000 retailers across Virginia. In addition, Virginians can play Mega Millions without leaving home using Online Play, the Virginia Lottery’s subscription service. 

And when it comes to finding out if you’ve won a prize, the easiest and quickest way is with the Official Virginia Lottery Mobile App. You can check the winning numbers, scan your ticket to find out if you’ve won, find the nearest lottery retailer and much more. 

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Now in its 30th year, the Virginia Lottery generates more than $1.6 million per day for Virginia’s K-12 public schools. Operating entirely on revenue from the sale of Lottery products, the Lottery generated more than $600 million for Virginia’s public schools in Fiscal Year 2018. For more info, visit our website, download our app, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram, and check us out on YouTube. Please play responsibly.

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