Monday, November 19, 2012
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Oklahoma Resident Claims $250,000 Mega
An Oklahoma resident, who wished
to remain anonymous, has claimed a $250,000 cash prize in the
November 16 Mega Millions drawing! The winner was literally
one number away from winning the $26 million jackpot for Friday
night's drawing. The winning numbers were 05-24-26-29-53 Mega
Ball 36. The winner's winning numbers were 05-24-26-29-53
Mega Ball 37.
"I've been working in Kansas for
a few months and play Kansas Lottery tickets every evening when I
get off work," said the winner. "I checked my ticket Saturday
and was shocked when I realized I had won $250,000."
After calling his mom and
girlfriend with the good news, the winner called his boss and asked
for a day off today to claim his prize.
"I definitely didn't mind making
the trip to Topeka to claim my prize," said the winner. "Now
I can pay off a few bills and have a nice Christmas."
The winning ticket was purchased
at Mini Stop, located at 7200 S. Broadway in Haysville.