This man didn’t win the top Mega Millions prize, but he still won big.
Malcolm Meredith, of Manassas, Virginia, bought a lottery ticket for the May 20 Mega Millions drawing, according to the Virginia Lottery.
Soon after the drawing, he showed his ticket to a person who told him it wasn’t a winner, according to an Aug. 4 press release.
FOX Business reached out to the Virginia Lottery for comment.
The agency revealed on its website that Meredith’s ticket had matched the first five numbers of the Mega Millions drawing, just not the Mega Ball number.
Meredith held onto the ticket and weeks later, he got a second...