Brooklyn man wins $1 million second prize Drawing Date: 9/1/2020 September 30, 2020 – Oleg Smirnov of Brooklyn, N.Y., is the most recent winner of the $1 million Mega Millions second prize. Smirnov matched the first five numbers drawn for the September 1 drawing. “I found out I was a winner when I scanned my ticket on the ticket checker,” said Smirnov. “It feels incredible!” The winning Mega Millions numbers for the September 1 drawing were 15-25-26-38-47 and Mega Ball 22. The $1,000,000 Mega Millions second prize is paid out as a one-time lump sum payment. Smirnov will receive a net check totaling $633,040 after required withholdings. Smirnov says he plans to buy a house with the winnings. The winning ticket was purchased at Allif News & Grocery on Avenue M in Brooklyn. The New York Lottery contributed $1,415,934,644 in Lottery Aid to Education to school districts throughout the five boroughs of New York City during fiscal year 2019-2020.