Store sells another winning lottery ticket

NEWPORT, KY (FOX19) - A $250,000 Mega Millions ticket was sold in Newport at the same store that sold a $200,000 Powerball ticket last month.

The Mega Millions ticket was sold Tuesday night at Good Spirits Wine & Tobacco in Newport. The ticket matched all five numbers but not the Mega ball in the Nov. 1 drawing.

The same store also sold a $200,000 Powerball ticket on Oct. 19. The Powerball ticket has been claimed and the winner wished to remain anonymous.

The estimated $78 million Mega Millions jackpot was hit in California. The winning numbers were:  27-31-39-40-46 and the Mega Ball was 36.  The Megaplier number was 3.

Another $250,000 ticket was also sold in Louisville. Two others were sold in Ohio, near Cleveland.

Kentucky Lottery Corporation officials encourage the ticket holder(s) to sign the back of the ticket immediately.  The winner has 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prize.

Friday's Mega Millions jackpot is an estimated $12 million with a cash option amount of $8.7 million.

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