Stories tagged with: Mega Millions

December 16, 2013 - 5:54pm
17 weeks 2 days ago

The Mega Millions lottery drawing is Tuesday night with the prize around $556,000,000.

Monday at Mother Tucker's Carry Out on Sharon Avenue, Gene Davis says that he bought five tickets hoping to win big and he told us how he would like to use the money.

"What would I do with it? I would use it to pay off my bills and retire how does that sound, " said Davis.

Another player says he would share his earning with the people closest to him and manage the money...

March 30, 2012 - 4:55pm
2 years 2 weeks ago

"Lotto-Fever" hit the Y-Bridge City Friday as Mega Millions players rushed to get their hands on a winning ticket.

The record jackpot rose Friday afternoon to $640 million dollars.

We caught up with lottery players at the Colony Square Mall.Many of them are first time players hoping to win big, and pay off some bills.

"First pay off all the bills, and then take a nice vacation, help my parents, and help my community," said first-time Mega Millions Player...

March 29, 2012 - 4:16pm
2 years 2 weeks ago

It's the biggest jackpot for any lottery.  Mega Millions broke a new record of $540 million on Thursday.

Jim Pitcock has already sold more than 1,000 tickets so far at the Mother Tucker's gas station on Sharon Avenue in Zanesville.

"A lot more people have come in to get more Mega Millions tickets," said Pitcock.  "It's been a lot of businesses and groups coming in to pitch in together.  We haven't had too many people playing specific numbers, but if...

April 29, 2011 - 12:47pm
2 years 50 weeks ago

The Ohio Lottery announced Friday that a resident of Utica has won $250,000 in the April 8 Mega Millions' drawing.

William Broseus used auto lotto and matched five numbers and no mega ball to win the prize.

After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 31%, Broseus will receive a check for $172,500.

He purchased the ticket from Deo Drive Duchess on Mount Vernon Road in Newark.

The winning numbers were 6,40,45,50 and 56. The mega ball number was 11.

March 25, 2011 - 3:03pm
3 years 3 weeks ago

The Mega Millions jackpot is reaching Mega heights. It's up to $312 Million.

Mother Tuckers on Sharon Avenue has seen an increase in ticket sales.

"On average probably about 50 or more. I mean just depends on who comes in. We have had people buy them by the 100s. So, every time it gets to be a big jack pot they buy a lot so," said Bill Pratt.

Pratt says he has already picked his numbers. If he wins he plans to spend some and save the rest.

"I would put...

January 6, 2011 - 7:29pm
3 years 14 weeks ago

 While the two winning tickets of the Mega Millions Jackpot were sold in Washington and Idaho, back here in Southeast Ohio, the small town of New Lexington had a big payout.

Jack Jones of New Lexington claimed his $250,000 dollar prize for matching the winning numbers 4-8-15-25-47. After taxes he will receive a check for $172,500. Jones used auto pick to select his numbers and only missed the Mega Ball.  He bought his ticket at  Woolfes Huff...

June 24, 2010 - 6:26pm
3 years 42 weeks ago

A New Lexington convenient store proved to be very lucky for two people.

Woolfe's Huff & Puff had two tickets match five numbers in Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing. The store ended up with two winning $250,000 tickets because clerk Naomi Mauller accidentally ordered a ticket for a customer with no Kicker.

"You can't cancel the Mega tickets and I didn't want to leave the store short so I paid the two dollars and I won $250,000 and if I see that guy I owe him a big...

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