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Virginia ticket wins $2 million in Mega Millions drawing

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – One lottery player who bought a Mega Millions ticket in Gate City, Virginia, won a $2 million prize during Friday’s drawing.

As the Mega Millions jackpot reached the third-highest in US history, the Virginia lottery also reaped some of the benefits. During the 37 drawings that began in September, Mega Million ticket sales generated about $29.1 million in profit for Virginia’s K-12 public education.

On Friday alone, more than 214,000 Mega Millions tickets won prizes, including the $2 million winner.

According to the Virginia Lottery, the $2 million ticket was bought at the Wilderness Road Market on 3952 Highway 23 in Gate City.

A $20,000 ticket was bought at the Harris Teeter on 19350 Winmeade Drive in Leesburg.

One lottery player who bought a Mega Millions ticket in Gate City, Virginia, won a $2 million prize during Friday’s drawing. ]]>