Mega Millions May 17 winner located in central Virginia
Updated: May 18, 2013 - 12:51 pm
(AP/ABC7) - Someone in central Virginia is about $95 million richer.
One of two winning tickets for last night's Mega Millions jackpot, valued at $190 million, was bought at a Food Lion in Farmville, Va., which is about 70 miles southwest of Richmond.
The winning numbers for Friday's Mega Millions drawing ere 11, 15, 35, 43 and 49 with a Mega Ball number of 41. A second winning ticket was sold in New Jersey, lottery officials say.
When the winner comes forward, he or she can take the full $95 million in 30 annual payments or one lump sum of $70.3 million.
The Food Lion store will receive a $50,000 bonus from the Virginia Lottery.
It's the eighth time there has been a Mega Millions jackpot ticket sold in Virginia. The last one to match all six numbers occurred in July 2011 when a ticket sold in Herndon won a $107 million jackpot.
Virginia had its first Powerball jackpot win in February, when Dave and Nancy Honeywell of Fredericksburg claimed a $217 million jackpot.
Lottery revenues generated more than $487 million for public education in the state in fiscal 2012.
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