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NE Iowa Woman Wins $10,000 Mega Millions® Prize

Verna Orvis Claims Big Prize from May 9 Drawing

Verna Orvis

DES MOINES, Iowa - A Chickasaw County woman has won a $10,000 lottery prize in a recent Mega Millions drawing.

Verna Orvis of Lawler matched four white balls and the Mega Ball in the May 9 drawing to win a $5,000 prize. And since she added the Megaplier®to her purchase for an extra dollar, her winnings multiplied to $10,000.

Orvis purchased her winning ticket at Fast Mart, 336 S. Main St. in Protivin. She claimed her prize Tuesday at the lottery's regional office in Mason City.

The winning numbers in the $105 million jackpot drawing that night were: 10-28-39-51-59 and Mega Ball 14. The Megaplier number that night was 2. Friday's estimated jackpot is $15 million.

Winning numbers may be checked at the lottery website at or through the winning numbers' hot line at (515) 323-4633. Winning numbers may also be checked with lottery retail outlets or by calling the lottery at (515) 725-7900 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

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