$100K winning ticket sold in Smithfield

Published 5:25 pm Tuesday, January 5, 2021

A winning $100,000 ticket was sold in Smithfield in the Virginia Lottery’s New Year’s Millionaire Raffle.

Winning ticket No. 450205 was bought at Darden’s Country Store, 16249 Bowling Green Road. It was one of six winning $100,000 tickets. The others were sold in Virginia Beach, Gloucester, Poquoson, Chesterfield and Danville.

Store employee Carrie Smith said she has a hunch who won but declined to identify them. The family-owned store is owned by Tommy and Delores “Dee Dee” Darden.

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Four winning tickets, each worth $1 million, were also sold in the contest. The million-dollar tickets were sold in Virginia Beach, Fredericksburg, Woodbridge and Farmville. Lottery officials also said 500 tickets, each worth $500, were sold throughout the state.

Winners have 180 days to claim their prize after the Jan. 1 drawing. The winning ticket numbers are online at valottery.com.