MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — Heads up if you bought a ticket in Myrtle Beach for Tuesday’s night Mega Millions drawing.
A winning $40,000 ticket was sold at the Scotchman store at 4101 Postal Way, according to the South Carolina Education Lottery. The ticket holder matched four white ball numbers and the gold Megaball number to win $10,000.
The player purchased the Megaplier option to quadruple their winnings to $40,000. The player missed winning the jackpot by one number, according to the South Carolina Education Lottery.
The winning numbers were 29, 35, 59, 61 and 69, and the Megaball was 22 The winner has 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prize.
The odds of matching four white ball numbers and the Megaball number are 1 in 931,001. The Mega Millions jackpot for Friday is an estimated $267 million.
For more information on claiming prizes, go to the lottery website.
Taylor Ford is a digital journalist for News13. She joined the News13 team in January 2023. Taylor is a Florence native and covers the Pee Dee out of News13’s Florence Bureau. Read more of Taylor’s work here.