Mississippian cashes in $500K on scratch-off

Mississippian cashes in $500K on scratch-off
The winning scratch ticket (Source: Mississippi Lottery Corporation)

NETTLETON, Miss. (WLBT) - A Mississippi man won $500,000 on a scratch-off ticket.

He’s the first big winner of the new $100 Million Extravaganza game from the Mississippi Lottery.

He purchased the $20 ticket from Bill’s Food Mart on Highway 178 in Fulton.

Lottery President Tom Shaheen says it’s the largest scratch-off prize awarded in the state so far.

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