Mega Millions Winnings Stay Hot With $15,000 Ticket

July 14, 2015

As summer temperatures rise, so do the number of WyoLotto™ winners. One lucky Mega Millions® player scored a winning ticket worth $15,000 on the heels of June’s $40,000 Powerball® win, and Cowboy Draw™ players wrangled 15 $1,000 tickets in the state’s newest lottery game.

The winning Mega Millions ticket was sold on July 6 at Alf’s Pub and Package located at 1622 East 19th Street in Cheyenne. 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 10 Mega Millions drawing were 24, 27, 45, 51, 54, and 8 with a Megaplier of 3x.

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 6 drawing were 11, 23, 24, 36 and 45; winning numbers for the July 9 drawing were 2, 5, 21, 35, and 36; and winning numbers for the July 13 drawing were 13, 17, 27, 30, and 43. Be sure to check your tickets at wyolotto.com to see if you have won.

RETAILERS THAT SOLD $1,000 WINNING TICKETS FOR JULY 6 DRAWING

  1. DOUGLAS: Speedway Super Stop located at 2305 East Richards Street in Douglas sold a $1,000 ticket on July 4.
  2. CHEYENNE: The Corner Stop located at 901 West Pershing Boulevard in Cheyenne sold a $1,000 ticket on July 4.

RETAILERS THAT SOLD $1,000 WINNING TICKETS FOR JULY 9 DRAWING

  1. ROCK SPRINGS: Kum & Go located at 1806 Elk Street in Rock Springs sold a $1,000 ticket on July 6.
  2. GILLETTE: Kum & Go located at 719 North Highway 14-16 in Gillette sold a $1,000 ticket on July 7.
  3. CODY: Albertsons located at 1825 17th Street in Cody sold a $1,000 ticket on July 7.
  4. TORRINGTON: Panhandle Cooperative Association located at 740 West Valley Road in Torrington sold a $1,000 ticket on July 7.
  5. GILLETTE: Big D Oil located at 2951 Dove Road in Gillette sold a $1,000 ticket on July 8.
  6. KAYCEE: Kaycee General Store located at 102 Park Avenue in Kaycee sold a $1,000 ticket on July 9.
  7. MILLS: Homax Oil Sales located at 400 Salt Creek Highway in Mills sold a $1,000 ticket on July 7.
  8. GILLETTE: Kum & Go located at 719 North Highway 14-16 in Gillette sold a $1,000 ticket on July 7.

RETAILERS THAT SOLD $1,000 WINNING TICKETS FOR JULY 13 DRAWING

  1. CASPER: Dooley Oil located at 3930 Denis Drive in Casper sold a $1,000 ticket on July 10.
  2. CASPER: Dooley Oil located at 3930 Denis Drive in Casper sold a $1,000 ticket on July 11.
  3. RAWLINS: West End Sinclair located at 2010 West Spruce Street in Rawlins sold a $1,000 ticket on July 12
  4. CHEYENNE: Safeway located at 700 South Greeley Highway in Cheyenne sold a $1,000 ticket on July 13.
  5. CODY: Good 2 Go located at 221 Yellowstone Avenue in Cody sold a $1,000 ticket on July 13.

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 $358,000, Mega Millions jackpot is now at an estimated $123 million, and Powerball is now at an estimated $60 million. So far, 508,752 WyoLotto players have won a total of $4,720,049 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