A lottery ticket sold in Pennsylvania is worth $152 million after hitting the Mega Millions jackpot.
A lottery spokesman says the ticket was sold at the Penn 80/Flying J Travel Plaza in Milton. Officials add “The jackpot had been rolling since it was last won in Illinois on June 2; the victor of that $262 million prize has yet to come forward”.
The Lottery encourages the holder of the winning ticket to sign the back of the ticket, call the Lottery at 717-702-8146 and file a claim at Lottery headquarters in Middletown, Dauphin County.
This is the first winning ticket of the jackpot prize this month.
The Pennsylvania ticket was the only jackpot victor, though tickets sold in New York and Texas won $1 million each by matching the five white balls.
The $153 million ticket is the big victor of Tuesday’s drawing, the report said. There have been 62 straight drawings without a victor since a player won a $3.5 million jackpot February 25. The yearly payments would be $3.8 million after federal taxes, but before state taxes are deducted.
With Lotto 47, each play costs 1 dollar, and players select six numbers from one to 47 for a chance to win a jackpot starting at 1 million dollars.
Pick 3 winners receive $500 for a $1 straight bet and the odds of winning are 1-in-1,000.