RALEIGH, N.C. — Albert Hahn of Bracey, Va. tried his luck on a $3 Mega Millions ticket in North Carolina and won $2 million in the Aug. 8 record-breaking drawing.

Hahn bought his lucky Quick Pick ticket from Buy & Go on North College Road in Wilmington. His ticket matched the numbers on all five white balls to win $1 million. The prize doubled to $2 million when the 2X Megaplier hit. The odds of matching numbers on all five white balls are 1 in 12.6 million.

He arrived at lottery headquarters Monday to claim his prize and, after required state and federal tax withholdings, took home $1,425,001.

Hahn won one of two $2 million tickets in the drawing. The other came from Florida. The $1.58 billion jackpot on Aug. 8, the largest in Mega Millions history, was won by a single ticket purchased in Florida.

The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are 1 in 302.5 million.

Ticket sales from draw games like Mega Millions make it possible for the lottery to raise $2.5 million a day on average for education. For details on how money raised by the lottery made a difference in North Carolina last year, visit www.nclottery.com and click on the “Impact” section.