PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — One lucky Rhode Islander is waking up a whole lot richer Wednesday morning.
A Mega Millions ticket worth $3 million was sold in Rhode Island for Tuesday night’s drawing.
The ticket matched five numbers and had the correct megaplier.
The winning ticket was purchased at the Daily Stop Mart on Charles Street in Providence around 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
There was no winning ticket for the jackpot, raising the top prize for Friday’s drawing to $421 million.
Rhode Island has had its fair share of high-tier winners over the years:
|1/25/22||Mega Millions Megaplier||$3 million|
|8/20/21||Mega Millions Megaplier||$2 million|
|3/17/20||Mega Millions||$1 million|
|10/13/17||Mega Millions||$21 million|
|6/17/16||Mega Millions Megaplier||$5 million|
Mega Millions drawings are held Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 p.m., and tickets can be purchased up until 9:50 p.m.
The chance of winning a prize of any size is 1 in 24.