Two Mega Millions Tickets Worth $1million Each Sold in NH
Friday night's Mega Millions drawing had two million dollar tickets sold in New Hampshire.
The winning numbers were: 17-21-27-43-56 Mega Ball 15 and Megaplier 3X.
Neither of the New Hampshire tickets played the Megaplier which would have increased their winnings to $3 million. Both of these winning tickets were sold via the online sales platform, NH iLottery, according to spokeswoman Maura McCann.
A $1 million ticket was also sold in Pennsylvania.
No ticket won the Mega Millions jackpot which grows to an annuity value of $22 million ($15.8 million cash) for the next drawing on Tuesday. 11 jackpots have been won in New Hampshire since the state joined the game in 2010.
The Powerball jackpot for Saturday has an annuity value of $523 million ($379 million cash), the game's 10th largest jackpot ever offered.
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The winning Mega Millions tickets are the second and third Mega Millions tickets sold this year in New Hampshire worth at least a million dollars. The most recent was a ticket played via iLottery for the drawing of August 17.
They are the eighth and ninth tickets worth more than a million dollars sold by the New Hampshire Lottery in 2021. One of those tickets, a Powerball ticket, was sold at the Cabot Street Market on Cabot Street in Portsmouth.
New Hampshire last sold a Mega Millions jackpot winning ticket in July 2019. The winner, Just as B4 Nominee Trust of 2019 from Portsmouth, bought their ticket at Brookside Market & Deli in Exeter.
The New Hampshire Lottery broke its all time sales record in April to become one of the fastest growing lotteries in the country with $518.5 million in total sales.
The game also generated $142.1 million in revenue to support education in New Hampshire for a total of $2.3 billion since the lottery was founded in 1964.