Here's where Iowa's $1 million Mega Millions ticket was sold
The winning numbers have been drawn for the record $1.6 billion Mega Millions lottery jackpot, but it isn't immediately clear if there's a winner. The numbers drawn on Tuesday night are 5, 28, 62, 65, 70 and Mega Ball 5. (Oct. 24)
The $1 million ticket was purchased at Hy-Vee Gas at 3850 Elmore Ave. in Davenport, according to the Iowa Lottery. The ticket matched the first five numbers but missed the Mega Ball.
The winning numbers were 5, 28, 62, 65, 70 and Mega Ball 5. The Megaplier number was 3. A ticket sold in South Carolina matched the first five numbers and the Mega Ball, winning the $1.537 billion prize.
Three other Iowa tickets matched four of the first five numbers and the Mega Ball to win $10,000 each. They were purchased at stores in three different communities: Tobacco Outlet Plus, 204 S. Duff Ave. in Ames; Hy-Vee, 910 N. Jefferson Way in Indianola; and Kum & Go, 3215 Seventh Ave. in Marion.
Altogether, Iowans won more than 106,000 prizes from the drawing.
Iowa retailers sold more than $5.6 million in Mega Millions tickets for Tuesday's drawing and broke the record for single-day sales records by selling $3.3 million on Tuesday.
Between 5-6 p.m., $7,000 worth of tickets sold per minute in the state, according to the Iowa Lottery.
What are all the prizes?
Below are the prizes you could win and the chances of them, according to Mega Millions:
- Matching the Mega Ball: $2; a 1 in 37 chance
- Matching a number and the Mega Ball: $4; a 1 in 89 chance
- Matching two numbers and the Mega Ball: $10; a 1 in 693 chance
- Matching three numbers and the Mega Ball: $200; a 1 in 14,567 chance
- Matching four numbers: $500; a 1 in 38,792 chance
- Matching four numbers and the Mega Ball: $10,000; a 1 in 931,001 chance
- Matching five numbers: $1 million; a 1 in 12,607,306 chance
- Matching everything: $1.6 billion jackpot; a 1 in 302,575,350 chance
Lottery players can now turn their attention to Wednesday night’s $620 million Powerball prize. It's been more than two months since Powerball saw a grand prize winner, when a New Yorker was the sole winner of $245.6 million.