“Friday the 13th” is a Lucky Day for Connecticut’s $1,000,000 Mega Millions Prize Winner
December 16, 2013 --
After no winning ticket was sold for the multi-state lottery's jackpot prize on Friday, the Mega Millions® jackpot climbed to an estimated $586 million. One lucky Connecticut player who purchased their Mega Millions ticket in FAIRFIELD COUNTY
, however, came very close to winning it all—they matched the first 5 numbers drawn for the game’s $1,000,000 prize.
The winning Mega Millions
numbers on December 13, 2013 were 19 - 24 - 26 - 27 - 70, the Mega Ball number was 12 and the Megaplier® number was 2. In total, 146,261 winning Mega Millions tickets were sold statewide, with prizes ranging from $1 to $1,000,000.
“Connecticut is a lucky place to be,” said President and CEO for the CT Lottery, Anne M. Noble. “The last two Mega Millions drawings resulted in two $1,000,000 wins in Connecticut. We’re hoping to see even more CT winners this Tuesday—maybe even the jackpot!”