September 10, 2018
$20,000 Winning Mega Millions® Ticket Sold in Rhode Island
Louisiana Man Claims Wild Money Jackpot & Two Daily Numbers Winners
A $20,000 winning Mega Millions® ticket was sold in Rhode Island for Friday night’s draw. The winning ticket matched four numbers and the Mega Ball to win the standard prize of $10,000. However, the winner purchased the Megaplier® feature for an additional dollar, which multiplied the prize by two, the Megaplier® number for Friday’s draw, to $20,000. Bristol Express, 1064 Hope St., Bristol, sold the winning ticket. The prize has not yet been claimed.
Tuesday’s estimated Mega Millions® jackpot is $207 million.
A man from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, claimed the winning $42,828 Wild Money jackpot ticket from the August 21st draw. He was in Rhode Island visiting his friend who lives in Westerly when he stopped and picked up a few Lottery tickets. He called his friend a few days later to check his ticket for him, and to his surprise he won! He plans to let his wife decide what they’ll do with their winnings. Stop & Shop, 149 Franklin Str., Westerly, sold the winning ticket.
Tuesday’s estimated Wild Money jackpot is $45,000.
A Cranston woman claimed a $15,208 Daily Numbers win from the September 1st Evening draw. She wagered $1 on two four-digit straight bets and $1 on a combo bet. She matched all four digits in the exact order they were drawn to win $5,000 on each straight bet, plus $5,208 for the combo bet, equaling $15,208. The winning number combination was 8 0 1 7. She plans to put her winnings towards her mortgage. Cumberland Farms, 1556 Post Rd., Warwick, sold the winning ticket.
A Warwick man claimed a $10,000 Daily Numbers win from the August 26th Midday draw. He wagered $1 on two four-digit straight bets and matched all four digits in the exact order they were drawn to win $5,000 on each bet, equaling $10,000. The winning number combination was 5 2 6 2. He plans to pay bills with the winnings. Karen Haxton’s Kent Liquor Store, 2334 West Shore Rd., Warwick, sold the winning ticket.