There's one lucky new millionaire waking up this morning in Tonawanda.

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A million-dollar winning ticket from last night's Mega Millions drawing was sold here in Western New York.

WKBW reports the winning ticket, which is worth $1,000,002, was sold at the H&M Fast Shop Market on Oliver Street in North Tonawanda.


Western New York has had some luck in the New York State Lottery lately.

Last month, a winning ticket in the June 15 Take 5 drawing worth $15,049 was sold in Lancaster at the Tops Express #58 at 470 Aurora Street in the village.

Just five days later, another jackpot-winning Take 5 ticket was sold in Hamburg.

That ticket was sold at Uncle Joe's Diner in Hamburg, and was worth $30,241.50 (before taxes).

All it takes is a dollar and a dream right? Well, what are your chances of winning a lottery jackpot?

It's not a one in a million shot to win a Take 5 jackpot -- technically, your odds of winning a Take 5 lottery jackpot are 1 in 575,757 -- so a one in a little more than one in a half a million shot.

The odds are considerably steeper when it comes to jackpot-level luck in Mega Millions, where your odds are 302,575,350 to 1, according to the Mega Millions website.

You actually have better odds winning a Powerball jackpot, those odds are 1 in 292,201,338.

Last year, a man from North Evans became the area's biggest Powerball jackpot winner, cashing in a ticket worth $80M.

David Yax tried to stay cool while cashing his record-breaking winning ticket, telling

“I ran the bar code and knew it was time to leave and call my financial advisor. I was very calm.”

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