Melena Hill found her Mega Millions ticket in a bedside drawer and instantly became a billionaire.

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 More than five weeks after the first drawing, the Portsmouth, Virginia, woman discovered

 she had won a sizable sum of money when she looked up the winning numbers.

 It was a breathtaking occasion. I felt butterflies in my stomach. I let out a small cry." Mega Millions was informed by Hill.

 Hill utilized Easy Pick to purchase the winning ticket for the January 9 drawing,

 enabling the computer to choose six numbers at random. In the end, Hill's ticket matched the first five numbers.

 Hill would have received a $1 million reward ordinarily, but when she purchased the ticket,

  she added $1 for the Megaplier. According to Mega Millions, the extra $1 increased her win to $3 million.

 How to Use Mega Millions Game

 You will need to go to your neighborhood grocery shop, convenience store, or gas station to get a ticket; however, in a few areas, tickets can be ordered online.

 In order to participate, you must select six numbers. White balls with numbers from 1 to 70 will represent five numbers.

 One number between 1 and 25 represents the gold Mega Ball. If you request a "Quick Pick"

 the computer will choose the numbers at random for you if you feel the odds are stacked against you.

 Gamers can boost non-grand prize winnings by two, three, four, or five times by purchasing the "Megaplier" for $1.

 On Tuesday and Friday, the Megaplier is drawn prior to the Mega Millions numbers.

 Gas stations, convenience stores, and grocery stores are the physical locations where tickets can be bought. Lottery tickets may also be sold at certain airport terminals.