Polo Ortega prints out a Mega Millions lottery ticket June 23, 2005 in San Francisco, California.

Check your tickets! You just might be the state’s newest millionaire. Someone in North Carolina has the winning lottery ticket for the recent Mega Millions drawing. The ticket has the correct five numbers to win the Mega Millions second prize, according to CBS17.

The winning ticket is worth $1 million! CBS17 reports that the winning ticket was sold at Lake Wylie Mini Mart on Union Road in Gastonia. If you purchased a ticket there recently, you may want to double-check. There were two other winning tickets in North Carolina. Three more lucky winners won $30,000 for two tickets and $10,000 for the other ticket, said officials.

The additional winning tickets were sold at:

  • $30,000 ticket sold at the Speedway on South Glenburnie Road in New Bern
  • $30,000 ticket sold at the Murphy Express on Brightleaf Road in Smithfield
  • $10,000 ticket purchased through the lottery’s Online Play program from someone in Pitt County

If you think you might be a winner, check the winning numbers online now.

Source: CBS17

List of the Top 10 Mega Millions Jackpots Ever Won

What are the Top 10 biggest mega million lottery prizes ever won? We got the full list for you to enjoy.

Boy, do I wish I was one of these lucky people! People actually win the lottery and the amount they win changes their lives forever. I mean, money doesn’t buy happiness (remember that but it sure can help solve some problems. Check out this list of the top 10 Mega Millions jackpots ever won.

  • 10. $451 million

    On January 5, 2018, a ticket was pulled for $451 million and won by Secret 007, LLC, of Port Richey, Florida. Congrats!

  • 9. $516 million

    Wow! On May 21, 2021, a big $516 million ($349.3 million cash) was won by the Peace of Mind Trust in Pennsylvania.

  • 8. $522 million

    On June 7, 2019, a big ticket was won at a whopping $522 million ($340.0 million cash). This was won by Laarni Bibal with a ticket purchased in San Diego, California.

  • 7. $533 million

    On March 30, 2018, $533 million was won by Richard Wahl of Vernon, New Jersey.

  • 6. $536 million

    On July 8, 2016, $536 million was won by Warren D, LLC, of Indiana.

  • 5. $543 million

    On July 24, 2018, a big $543 million was won by an 11-member Santa Clara County (Calif.) office pool. Way to go!

  • 4. $648 million

    On December 17, 2013, two people got to split $648 million. The two winning tickets ($324 million each) were Steve Tran of Northern California and Ira Curry of Stone Mountain, Georgia.

  • 3. $656 million

    On March 30, 2012, a massive $656 million jackpot was won by 3 lucky people. The 3 winning tickets ($218.6 million each) were taken home by Anonymous in Ottawa, Kansas, Merle and Patricia Butler of Red Bud, Illinois, and The Three Amigos in Milford Mill, Maryland.

  • 2. $1.050 billion

    The pandemic treated someone very well at least. On January 22, 2021, $1.050 billion ($776.6 million cash) was won by the Wolverine FLL Club of Oakland County, Michigan.

  • 1. $1.537 billion

    Right next door on October 23, 2018, a total of $1.537 billion was won by an anonymous player in South Carolina. Amazing.