A lucky Pine Bluff resident is currently holding a winning lottery ticket worth $2 million! The winning ticket was sold at Super Shop at 300 East Harding Ave. Tuesday evening. Last night’s winning numbers were 10, 33, 53, 54 and 62. The Mageball number was 22. The winner had all five white ball numbers for the $1 million prize, but the additional dollar paid for the Megaplier increased that prize to $2 million.
Bishop Woosley, Arkansas Scholarship Lottery director, says the past couple of days have been huge for lottery winners in Arkansas. A Little Rock man claimed a $1 million prize from a $20 Unlimited Millions scratch-off ticket last Friday. The Pine Bluff $2 million winner makes the 67th lottery-made millionaire in Arkansas.
Retailers receive 1 percent commission from the sales of winning lottery products. The Pine Bluff Super Shop will receive $20,000 in commission for selling the $2 million ticket. More than 92 cents of every Lottery revenue go to prizes, scholarships, retailer commissions, and other expenses in Arkansas. The Lottery has provided more that $781 million for more than 302,000 college scholarships since 2009. It’s given more than $2.7 billion in prizes to players and about #235 million in retailer commissions and more than $120 million state and federal tax revenue.
Mega Millions jackpot for Friday’s drawing are now at $125 million. Powerball jackpot for tonight’s drawing is $174 million. Winning numbers are posted at MyArkansasLottery.com.