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North Carolina man collects $1 million Mega Millions win after buying $2 ticket at gas station

PIKEVILLE, N.C. (WGHP) — Casma Omeally, of Pikeville, bought a $2 Mega Millions ticket and won a $1 million prize in Friday’s drawing, according to an NC Education Lottery news release.

Omeally bought his winning lucky Quick Pick ticket from Pikeville Mini Mart on South Goldsboro Street in Pikeville.

He matched numbers on all five white balls to win $1 million.

The $1 million prize was one of two won in North Carolina in Friday’s drawing. The other happened in Statesville with Online Play.

Omeally claimed his prize Monday at lottery headquarters.

After required federal and state tax withholdings, he took home $712,501.

Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing offers an $820 million jackpot or $422 million in cash.

The jackpot ranks as the fifth largest in the game’s history.

The odds of winning a Mega Millions jackpot are 1 in 302 million.

Where can I get the latest lottery numbers?

Watch lottery drawings on FOX8! Mega Millions airs at 11 p.m. on Tuesday and Friday. Powerball airs at 10:59 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. The NC Lottery airs at 11:22 p.m. every night.

You can also find the lottery results online on the FOX8 website

Source: Fox 8 News Channel

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