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North Carolina woman wins $1 million after buying $2 ticket

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WGHP) — Malissa Shipman, of Fayetteville, bought a $2 Mega Millions ticket and won a $1 million prize in Tuesday’s drawing, according to an NC Education Lottery news release.

Shipman bought her $2 Mega Millions ticket online for the March 12 drawing.

Her ticket matched all five white balls to win the $1 million prize.

Shipman arrived at lottery headquarters Friday to claim her prize.

After required federal and state tax withholdings, she took home $715,001.

The jackpot for Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing is $875 million or $413.5 million in cash.

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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