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Steve McMillen Wins $20,000 Prize Thanks to Game’s Megaplier® Feature
Winner:Stephen Mcmillen, North Branford
Claim Date:
Game:MEGA MILLIONS
Prize:$20,000
Retailer:
Unhk Llc, North Branford
North Branford Resident Doubles Mega Millions® Lottery Prize on August 24Thanks to an unplanned purchase of a Mega Millions® ticket with the added Megaplier® feature, Steve McMillen of North Branford doubled his lottery prize and won $20,000 on August 24.  “At the time, I didn’t even know what a Megaplier was,” McMillen told Lottery officials with a laugh.  “When the retailer added the Megaplier to my Mega Millions ‘Quick Pick’ by mistake, I decided to keep the ticket anyway.”

The winning Mega Millions numbers drawn on August 24 were 25 - 34 - 45 - 46 – 49; the Mega Ball number was 34.  McMillen matched four of the first five numbers, plus the Mega Ball.  The “4 + 1” prize level in Mega Millions is worth $10,000, but with the Megaplier, a $1 feature that multiplies the value of prizes won, McMillen automatically multiplied his prize by 2.  

Arriving at lottery headquarters in Rocky Hill Tuesday morning, McMillen accepted a prize check for $13,660 (value after taxes).  The unexpected windfall will go toward his daughter’s education.

There were a total of 4,845 winning tickets sold statewide for the August 24 drawing whose values ranged from $2 to $20,000 each.  McMillen purchased his prize winning ticket from North Branford Getty located at 208 Foxon Road in North Branford. 

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The winning names, stories and photos on this website are just a small number of the thousands who claim prizes. The fact is, people win every day with the CT Lottery! Below is a list of recently claimed prizes of $10,000 or more. Please Note: When a winning scratch ticket is validated through a Lottery Retailer's terminal, the remaining number of unclaimed prizes for that prize level is automatically updated reflecting one less prize. Until the individual or group presents their winning ticket for claim at CT Lottery Headquarters, the identity of a winner is unknown.

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