Lucky Natchez winner springs $70K win in Mississippi lottery

Published 11:42 am Wednesday, March 8, 2023

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NATCHEZ — A Mississippi Match 5 player hit a $70,966.87 jackpot by matching all five numbers in the Tuesday, March 7 drawing.

The ticket was purchased at EZ Quik Stop in Natchez. The winning numbers drawn were 06-07-18-31-35. The jackpot for the Thursday, March 9, drawing has reset to $50,000.

All Mississippi lottery winners remain anonymous unless they choose to make their winnings public.

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The next drawing for the Lottery’s Green for Spring promotion is on March 13.

Prizes for each drawing include: $15,000 top prize; $10,000 for second prize; $7,500 for third prize; $5,000 for fourth prize and $4,000 for fifth prize.

Entry forms are available by scanning QR codes at play centers, retailer check-out screens, Lottery TV commercials and from special parade throws at the Hal’s St. Paddy’s Parade in Jackson on March 25. Additionally, Mississippi Lottery Insiders will receive a link every week to enter. All methods of entry direct players to the current draw date’s entry form.

The jackpot for the Powerball drawing tonight, March 8, is an estimated $31 million, with an estimated cash value of $15.8 million. The jackpot for the Mega Millions drawing Friday, March 10, is an estimated $203 million, with an estimated cash value of $107.1 million.