Everyone in Pennsylvania is now worth half a billion dollars. According to a Mega Millions press release, a winning Mega Millions ticket from Friday night’s drawing was sold in Pennsylvania, with an approximate payout of $515 million. A Pennsylvania lottery representative told ABC News Saturday that No One’s Claimed has yet come forward to collect the winnings.
The ticket matched all six white-ball numbers drawn on Friday, including the gold Mega Ball 8, as well as the white ball numbers 6, 9, 17, 18, and 48.
A party of players from Michigan claimed a $1.050 billion payout on Jan. 22. According to the state lottery website, the winning ticket was purchased at a Kroger in Novi, a northern Detroit suburb around a 30-minute drive from the capital. With a Mega Ball number of 24, the winning numbers were 4-26-42-50-60.
A New York pair won $96 million on Feb. 16.
“To win the game’s third prize, 53 tickets from around the world matched four white balls plus the Mega Ball. Since they used the optional Megaplier (a $1 extra buy available in most states), ten of them were worth $30,000 each. The Megaplier for this drawing was 3X. The remaining 43 winning tickets in the third tier are each worth $10,000 “According to a press release from Mega Millions,
Mega Millions is a lottery game that is played in 45 states, as well as the District of Columbia and the United States Virgin Islands.
The winner’s identity, as well as the venue where the winning ticket was sold, have yet to be revealed.
According to ABC News Pennsylvania affiliate 6abc, lottery proceeds go to programs that help the state’s senior citizens, such as senior centers, drug aid, housing, property tax and mortgage rebates, and nursing facilities.
Rosa Sanchez and Emily Shapiro contributed to this research.