Allen & JoAnn Cooke of Columbus recently won $1 million playing Nebraska Mega Millions.
For the Tuesday, December 17 drawing, JoAnn Cooke purchased a Mega Millions ticket at Corner Stop, 220 23rd Street in Columbus. The three-play quick pick ticket contained one play with all five winning white ball numbers from the December 17 drawing for a corresponding prize of $1 million.
This is the first $1 million Mega Millions prize won in Nebraska since the game was modified on October 22, 2013. Previously, the prize for matching five white ball numbers was $250,000.