$1M Mega Millions winning ticket sold in Chicago

An immigrant from Vietnam who lives in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood won $1 million in Tuesday night’s Mega Millions drawing.

chicagomegamillionswinner2

Exclusive photo: Mega Millions winner from Chicago is an immigrant from Vietnam and lives in the Uptown neighborhood.

The woman bought the lucky ticket at Tai Nam Food Market at Broadway and Argyle. Her ticket matched five of the six numbers. She missed the Megaball. She quickly stopped by the store on Wednesday. She wants her identity to remain anonymous, but did agree to share her photo with WGN as an exclusive.

Two people won the $636 million dollar Mega Millions jackpot. One winning ticket was sold at a news stand in Atlanta, Georgia, and the other at a gift shop in San Jose, California. The winners will split the second largest prize in U.S. lottery history.

WGN News Writer C. Hayes published this story.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

1 Comment

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 641 other followers