JACKSON, Miss. (WTOK) – A Nettleton man became the first winner of $500,000 in the new “$100 Million Extravaganza” scratch-off game from the Mississippi Lottery. He claimed his top prize at the Mississippi Lottery headquarters Tuesday, after purchasing two of the $20 tickets Monday from Bill’s Food Mart at 5341 Hwy.
Has anyone won the Powerball in MS?
“Saturday’s $1 million Powerball winner is the third millionaire to win in Mississippi and the first who has won playing Powerball in Mississippi.”
Does MS allow lottery winners to remain anonymous?
While that seems like a bit of a head-scratcher to us, it’s the law. The 11 states that currently allow lottery winners to remain anonymous where a winning ticket was purchased in their state are: Arizona, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, New Jersey, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, Virginia and Texas.
Which scratch off wins the most in Mississippi?
Top 10 MS Lottery Scratch Off Odds
|Rank||Game Name||Overall Odds|
|1||$100 Million Extravaganza||1 in 3.40|
|2||Winter Winnings||1 in 3.41|
|3||Holiday Cash||1 in 3.53|
|4||Mega Ca$h||1 in 3.61|
Did anyone win the Mississippi Mega Millions?
A Mississippi lottery player out of Copiah County has won $1 million from Tuesday night’s Mega Millions drawing, according to state lottery officials. … The winning numbers in Tuesday night’s Mega Millions drawing were: 10-19-26-28-50 with a Mega Ball of 16 and a Megaplier of 2x.
What is the best scratch-off ticket?
Top 10 Nationwide $10 Scratch Off Odds
|Rank||Game Name||Overall Odds|
|1||Xtreme Winnings||1 in 2.39|
|2||Jumbo Jumbo Bucks||1 in 2.56|
|3||Jumbo Jumbo Bucks||1 in 2.56|
|4||Silverado||1 in 2.74|
What states do not have the lottery?
Six states – Alabama, Alaska, Hawaii, Mississippi, Nevada and Utah – do not have state lotteries, and therefore do not sell Powerball or Mega Millions tickets. But the other 44 states, plus Washington, D.C., the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, do play Powerball.
How long does it take for a lottery winner to get their money?
Once you have come forward with the winning ticket, you can expect the typical scenarios: Small prizes up to $600: Paid out immediately. Mid-range prizes: Paid out on the same day or the next banking day. Jackpot prizes: Paid out in 5 to 10 banking days.
Why do lotto winners go broke?
One of the main reasons why lotto winners lose money and run into debt is due to their tax obligations. While some places will exempt lottery winnings from tax, the majority of countries will tax the prize money like any other earnings. This could mean paying income taxes as high as 40-45%.
Does Mississippi do scratch offs?
Mississippi Scratch Offs
Mississippi started offering scratch off lottery tickets around the beginning of 2020. … For a $1 ticket, the lowest reported prize tier might be $26. So we estimate the number of tickets for all prizes less than $26. That might be free tickets, $2, $5, $10, and $20.
How do you play Triple 7 scratcher in Mississippi?
– The Triple 7 ticket has 10 games on it, giving the player multiple chances to win up to $20,000. To win, reveal three like symbols in any of the ten games on the ticket. Reveal three “7″ symbols in any game across and win triple the prize for that game.