Virginia online player wins $1 million Drawing Date: 7/22/2022 January 24, 2023 - Bill Pickens won $1 million playing Mega Millions – and he did it without leaving home. The Chesapeake, Va., man bought his ticket online from the Virginia Lottery, using his personal device. That ticket matched the first five numbers in the July 22, 2022, drawing to win the $1 million prize. The only number he didn’t match was the Mega Ball number. Those winning numbers were 14-40-60-64-66, and the Mega Ball number was 16. The retiree selected numbers that he’s been playing for about a year. The Virginia Lottery gives players the ability to purchase Mega Millions, Powerball, Cash4Life, Cash 5, Pick 4 and Pick 3 tickets online, along with dozens of instant games available only online. Visit https://www.valottery.com/lotteryonline for more information. Mr. Pickens said he wants to use part of his winnings to help make canes for Purple Heart veterans who need them.