SHEBOYGAN — A Sheboygan man has claimed the $5.9 million Megabucks jackpot, 10 days before the ticket would have expired.
The Wisconsin Lottery says Matthew Neal, of Sheboygan, came forward with the winning lottery ticket from the January 16 drawing.
Neal beat the 180 days deadline to claim the prize; the ticket would have expired on July 15.
Lottery officials say Neal bought the winning ticket at the Kwik Trip (625 S. Taylor Drive) in Sheboygan.
The $5.9 million jackpot is the largest Megabucks prize won since 2015. The odds of winning the Megabucks jackpot are 1 in 6,991,908.
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