Michael Rees (55, St. Petersburg) claimed a $1 million MEGA MILLIONS® prize


TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery announces that Michael Rees, 55, of St. Petersburg, claimed a $1 million MEGA MILLIONS® prize at the Tampa District Office from the drawing held on June 22, 2021. The winning Quick Pick ticket matched all five of the white ball numbers but did not match the Mega Ball.

Rees purchased the ticket at Sunrise Quick Stop, located at 5100 34th Street South in St. Petersburg. The retailer will receive a $1,000 bonus commission for selling the $1 million MEGA MILLIONS ticket.

Since joining MEGA MILLIONS in 2013, the game has generated more than $738 million for education, and has awarded more than $761.8 million in prizes to 59.6 million players. The next MEGA MILLIONS drawing will be held Friday, July 16, at 11:00 p.m. ET with an estimated $117 million jackpot.