$99M Lottery Ticket Sold In Farmville Remains Unclaimed

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FARMVILLE,
VA—More than
a month at the drawing, a jackpot-winning Mega Million ticket worth $99 million
remains unclaimed in Farmville.

Virginia
Lottery officials said the winning ticket was purchased for the May 17 drawing
at the Food Lion, located at 1592 South Main Street. 

The
winning numbers were 11-15-35-43-49 and the Mega Ball number 41.

The
unclaimed ticket was one of two tickets to match all six numbers in the May 17
drawing. The other ticket, which has already been claimed, was purchased in New
Jersey.

The two
tickets split the $198 million jackpot, which comes to $99 million each. The Virginia
winner has 180 days from the drawing to claim the prize.

The
winner may choose to take the full $99 million in 26 annual payments, or may
opt for a one-time cash option of approximately $73.3 million before taxes, the
Virginia Lottery said.

 

Copyright 2013 by Young Broadcasting of Richmond

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