Maryland Retailer Sells Winning Mega Millions Ticket
Lottery officials said there is at least one winner who bought a ticket in Baltimore County.
UPDATE (8:35 a.m.)—Maryland State Lottery announced early Saturday the record-breaking Mega Millions jackpot ticket was sold at a Baltimore County retailer.
The ticket was sold at a 7-Eleven store in the 8000 block of Liberty Road in Milford Mill, The Baltimore Sun reported.
By 7 a.m. Saturday, reporters and television news crews had descended on the store. The store owner declined comment.
Three tickets have reportedly been sold across the nation—in Maryland, Illinois and Kansas—forcing a three-way split of the $640 million Mega Millions jackpot.
Carole Everett, director of communications for the Maryland Lottery, told Huffington Post it was too early to know more about the ticket holder.
“This is truly remarkable and historic,” Maryland Lottery Director Stephen Martino said in a statement. “We can’t wait to greet the winner of this world-record setting jackpot.”
The winning numbers were 2-4-23-38-46 and Mega Ball 23.
The jackpot tops the previous record by $250 million, according to a Maryland Lottery news release.