Two $250K winning tickets were sold in Philly
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Monday, April 2, 2012
An article Friday night told about how to find the many ways to win with Mega Millions. If you bought a ticket in Philadelphia, you may want to check your tickets. According to 6abc.com, two tickets worth $250,000 each were sold at Philly's News Stand, 3302 S. Convention Ave., Philadelphia and Wister Beer Distributor, 5765 Wister St., Philadelphia. To win $250,000 in Mega Millions, you have to match all five white balls and not the Mega Ball. In fact, there were five tickets worth $250,000 in the lottery. All five were sold in Pennsylvania. The other three locations where $250,000 tickets were sold: Mike's Bilo, 32 S. Fifth St., Reynoldsville, Jefferson County 7-Eleven, 444 Route 519, Eighty Four, Washington County Rutters, 2125 …
Do you know all the ways to win in Mega Millions?
If you didn't win the $640 million pot Friday night in the Mega Millions drawing, then be sure to check your tickets carefully. You could still have won something. It may not be millions and millions, but it may be as little as $2. The Mega Millions website lists the prizes along with nine ways to win. Here's the breakdown and what you could win: If you win the jackpot, you can choose 26 annual payments. For every $1 million in the jackpot, you get about $38,500 per year before taxes. So, the winner of $640 million can get about $24.6 million a year before taxes. A second option is to take a one-time, lump-sum payment equal to the cash in the jackpot pool. Chances of winning the jackpot are 1 in 175,711,536. Overall chances of winning a …