$1.5 Million Megabucks Winner in Prairie Du Sac, $350,000 SuperCash! Winner in
Wisconsin Rapids and $23,000 Badger 5 Winner in Antigo
MADISON, Wis. — It was a wild weekend of lotto winners in Wisconsin. Saturday, a $1.5 million Megabucks jackpot- winning ticket was sold at Prairie Cenex, 1300 Prairie St. in Prairie Du Sac, for the March 18th drawing. The winning numbers were 11-30-34-35-36-39.
On Friday, a $350,000 SuperCash! winning ticket was purchased at Kwik Trip, 3030 Plover Rd. in Wisconsin Rapids, and a $23,000 Badger 5 jackpot-winning ticket was sold at Kwik Trip, 815 S. Superior St. in Antigo, for the March 17th drawings. The SuperCash! winning numbers were 9-11-14-20-28-34, while the Badger 5 winning numbers were 3-8-12-16-27.
Upon discovering her store sold a Megabucks jackpot-winning ticket, Prairie Cenex Assistant Manager, Amanda Pospiehal, said it was a fun way to start Monday morning.
“We sell quite a few Megabucks tickets here, but we’ve never sold a winning ticket this big. It was definitely a nice surprise. We’re all wondering who the winner is.”
Wisconsin Lottery retailers who sell winning tickets over $599 receive a two percent Retailer Performance Winning Ticket Incentive, up to $100,000.
March has been loaded with big lotto wins, especially for the Wisconsin-only lotto game, Badger 5. Eleven Badger 5 jackpots have been hit this month including March 18th.
Prior to the weekend, the last Megabucks jackpot winning ticket was sold on January 4th when a $15.1 million winner was purchased in Luck, Wisconsin. The most recent SuperCash! top prize-winning ticket was purchased on March 3rd in Turtle Lake.
Players have 180 days from the draw date to claim their winnings. All winning Lottery tickets need to be signed. Lottery tickets are bearer instruments; whoever signs the back of the ticket is considered the rightful owner.
Prizes of $600 to $199,999 can only be claimed at the Madison or Milwaukee Lottery offices in person or by mail. Winning Lottery tickets of $200,000 or more must be redeemed in person at the Madison Lottery office.
The odds of winning the Megabucks jackpot are 1 in 6,991,908. The odds of winning the $350,000 SuperCash! top prize are 1 in 1,631,312. The odds of winning the Badger 5 jackpot are 1 in 169,911.