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Mega Millions Lottery Tickets Worth $1 Million Each Sold In Wilmington, Bridgewater

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There is no new billionaire in Massachusetts on Wednesday morning, but there are two new millionaires.

Tuesday night's $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot was won by a single ticket sold in South Carolina — with winning numbers 5, 28, 62, 65 and 70, plus the Mega Ball of 5 — but tickets sold in Wilmington and Bridgewater came up just one number short.

A ticket sold at Cumberland Farms at 33 Main St. in Bridgewater and another ticket sold at Wilmington Nouria at 586 Main St. in Wilmington each matched the first five numbers, but did not hit on the final "Mega ball." Each ticket is worth $1 million.

The shops that sold the winning tickets will each receive a $10,000 bonus for their parts in the million-dollar wins, the Massachusetts Lottery said.

Ahead of Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing, which featured a world record jackpot, the Massachusetts Lottery was selling as many as 13,000 tickets each minute.

Lottery players who want to test their luck again have the chance to do so Wednesday night. The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night's drawing is up to an estimated $620 million, making it the third-largest Powerball jackpot ever and the sixth-largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history.

Powerball costs $2 to play. To win, a player's five numbers from 1 to 69 and one number from 1 to 26 must match the numbers drawn. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292,201,338 and the odds of winning any prize at all are 1 in 24.87, according to Powerball.

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