Mega Millions Winnings Show No Signs of Slowing Down with Latest $15,000 Ticket

July 22, 2015

WyoLotto™ continued a sizzling winning season as another Mega Millions® player brought home a $15,000 ticket in the July 14 drawing. The latest win follows a $15,000 Mega Millions ticket sold on July 6 as WyoLotto players across the state celebrate wins with Mega Millions, Powerball®, and Cowboy Draw™.

The winning Mega Millions ticket was sold on July 11 at Mini Mart located at 59 South Curtis in Evansville. Mega Millions tickets cost $1 for each play, plus $1 for the optional Megaplier. Mega Millions drawings are held every Tuesday and Friday at 9 p.m. Ticket sales close at 8 p.m.

The winning numbers for the July 14 Mega Millions drawing were 19, 24, 30, 35, 72, and 5 with a Megaplier of 3x.

Wyoming’s own Cowboy Draw kept a winning pace with nine more winners in last week’s drawings. Tickets for the Cowboy Draw game are sold only in Wyoming, giving WyoLotto players higher chances of winning prizes. Since the game’s launch on March 15, four lucky players have hit the jackpot and more than 200 players have won $1,000 each. Total winnings for just the Cowboy Draw game have reached over an estimated $2 million.

The winning numbers for the July 16 drawing were 17, 34, 39, 41 and 42. Be sure to check your tickets at wyolotto.com to see if you have won.

RETAILERS THAT SOLD $1,000 WINNING TICKETS FOR THE JULY 16 DRAWING

  1. MILLS: Loaf ‘N Jug sold a $1,000 ticket on July 16.
  2. EVANSTON: Pilot Travel Center #141 sold a $1,000 ticket on July 14.
  3. CHEYENNE: Kum & Go sold a $1,000 ticket on July 16.
  4. CHEYENNE: Albertsons sold a $1,000 ticket on July 14.
  5. LARAMIE: West Laramie Fly Store sold a $1,000 ticket on July 15.
  6. CODY: Good 2 Go sold a $1,000 ticket on July 16.
  7. WAPITI: Wapiti Red Barn sold a $1,000 ticket on July 15.
  8. RIVERTON: Smith’s Food and Drug sold a $1,000 ticket on July 15.
  9. ROCK SPRINGS: Kelly’s Convenience Center sold a $1,000 ticket on July 14.

Cowboy Draw, which launched on March 15, is a draw game similar to Powerball and Mega Millions. Players choose two sets of five numbers ranging from 1 to 45. A player who correctly matches all five numbers is the jackpot winner! Players who correctly match four, three, and two numbers also win cash prizes of $1,000, $20, and $5, respectively. Each $5 ticket provides two chances to win. The weekly drawings for Cowboy Draw will be held every Monday and Thursday at 2 p.m. MST. The jackpot starts at $250,000 and keeps growing until someone wins.

With the addition of the new game, WyoLotto players have more chances to win a jackpot! The Cowboy Draw jackpot is now at an estimated $373,000, Mega Millions jackpot is now at an estimated $15 million, and Powerball is now at an estimated $80 million. So far, 525,591 WyoLotto players have won a total of $4,828,984 since the launch of the lottery in August 2014.

To receive updates and notifications about the Wyoming Cowboy Draw game, visit info.wyolotto.com/signup.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Robin Reining • Wyoming Lottery Corporation
Phone: 307-459-0583 robin@warehousetwentyone.com