Virginia Beach 7-Eleven sells million dollar-winning lottery ticket

Elias Hubbard
January 2, 2018

One of three $1 million winning tickets in the Virginia Lottery's New Year's Millionaire Raffle was purchased in Bedford County.

The other two million-dollar tickets were bought in Stafford and Virginia Beach.

Tickets for the January 1, 2018, Minnesota Millionaire Raffle went on sale October 24 and sold out Dec. 12, 2017, the earliest sell-out date in December on record.

More than 4,000 winning numbers including five $100,000 cash prizes were announced January 1. There were 4,175 winning raffle numbers drawn Monday.

Lottery officials credited the game's popularity to there being guaranteed winners and offering the best odds among the Minnesota Lottery's games for winning at least $1 million.

One of those winning tickets was bought at On The Run on Greensboro Road in Ridgeway.

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