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PHOTOS: Winning $1 million New Year’s raffle ticket sold in Prince George

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Posted at 2:17 PM, Jan 05, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-05 14:17:14-05

PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, Va. — The Commonwealth has three new millionaires thanks to the Virginia Lottery’s New Year’s Millionaire Raffle.

One of the winning tickets was sold in Prince George County and winner Sharon Mayes picked up her check during a special ceremony Monday morning.

Mayes bought a raffle ticket at the Circle K at South Crater Road in Prince George County.

Two other winners also scored $1 million and six second-place winners also scored $25,000.

One of those $25,000 tickets was sold at the Cigarettes Unlimited on Hull Street Road in Midlothian.

300,000 tickets were sold for the raffle.