Michigan Lottery: Winning $3M Mega Millions ticket sold online

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Adding the $1 Megaplier option to a Mega Millions play turned a $1 million prize into a $3 million prize for a lucky Michigan Lottery online player.

A lucky player matched the five white balls drawn - 20-34-39-43-57 - in Tuesday's drawing, good for a $1 million win prize. Thanks to the Megaplier, the player's prize was multiplied by three for a $3 million prize. The winning ticket was bought online at MichiganLottery.com.

The winner from Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing should contact the Michigan Lottery Public Relations Division at (517) 373-1237 to schedule an appointment to collect the big prize. The prize must be claimed at the Lottery's headquarters in Lansing. Tickets for Mega Millions are valid for one year from the drawing date.

Mega Millions drawings take place each Tuesday and Friday evening. Each Mega Millions play is only $2. For an additional $1 per play, players have the opportunity to add a "Megaplier" that can multiply non-jackpot prizes by up to five times. Mega Millions tickets are sold in 44 states, Washington D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Mega Millions tickets for may be purchased online at MichiganLottery.com and at the Lottery's 10,500 retailers around the state until 10:45 p.m. the day of the drawing.

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