New Year’s Millionaire Raffle Winners Purchased Tickets All Over Virginia

Written By Dann Stupp on January 4, 2022 - Last Updated on March 27, 2024
2022 raffle winners

With some new 2022 raffle winners, the latest Virginia’s New Year’s Millionaire Raffle from the Virginia Lottery is in the books.

On Saturday, Jan. 1, the annual raffle took place. As in past years, raffle tickets sold out well before the drawing date.

In all, 510 total 2022 raffle winners claimed a prize of at least $500 in the popular drawing.

However, those $500 prizes paled in comparison to the game’s biggest paydays.

2022 raffle winners reside all over Virginia

Virginia’s New Year’s Millionaire Raffle produced winners from all across the commonwealth.

As a reminder, the following prizes were up for grabs:

  • $1 million: 4 winners
  • $100,000: 6 winners
  • $500: 500 winners

The Hampton Roads region had its fair share of 2021 raffle winners. In fact, two of the $1 million winners came from Virginia Beach last year.

This year, Lady Luck was a little more varied with her good fortunes, with winners from all corners of Virginia. Hampton Roads again had multiple winners, but the northern and western parts of the commonwealth got in on the action.

Here’s a look at where the bigger winning tickets were sold:

2022 raffle winners

In all, the Virginia Lottery offered 500,000 tickets for the 2022 Virginia’s New Year’s Millionaire Raffle.

With odds of 1 in 125,000 of winning $1 million, the raffle offers Virginia lotto players their best chance to become a millionaire.

The VA Lottery first offered the raffle in 2007. The total number of tickets and top prizes have grown throughout the years due to the raffle’s popularity.

Winning retailers: Virginia’s New Year’s Millionaire Raffle

So, what were the winning numbers for the 2022 Virginia’s New Year’s Millionaire Raffle?

Where did 2022 raffle winners buy them?

Which official VA Lottery retailers sold them?

The $1 million tickets were purchased at:

  • #054138 (Safeway, 1624 Belle View Boulevard, Alexandria)
  • #204995 (Sheetz, 2870 Stuarts Draft Highway, Stuarts Draft)
  • #254117 (Cedar Mart, 1229 Cedar Road, Chesapeake)
  • #479804 (Harris Teeter, 2800 Arctic Avenue, Virginia Beach)

The $100,000 tickets were purchased at:

  • #016531 (Martins Food Market, 400 Gateway Drive, Winchester)
  • #125933 (Sunnyside Food Mart, 5527 Lewis B. Puller Memorial Highway, Mattaponi)
  • #190664 (7-Eleven, 3700 Kecoughtan Road, Hampton)
  • #190757 (Wal-Mart Supercenter, 976 Commonwealth Boulevard, Martinsville)
  • #307147 (Owen’s Market, 9741 Lynchburg-Salem Turnpike, Goode)
  • #446500 (Publix, 3460 Pump Road, Henrico)

As with other Virginia Lottery games, sales for Virginia’s New Year’s Millionaire’s Raffle benefit K-12 education and initiatives in the commonwealth.

Additionally, unclaimed Virginia Lottery prizes from the raffle and other games go to the Literary Fund, which provides low-interest loans for Virginia localities to construct and upgrade VA public schools.

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Dann Stupp is a longtime sports journalist who’s written and edited for The Athletic, USA Today, ESPN, MLB.com and other outlets. He lives in Lexington, Virginia.

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