As the Mega Millions jackpot jumps even closer to a record level, we started wondering how you could spend that to make the biggest impact.
CLEVELAND - The holder of a winning $250,000 Mega Millions ticket sold May 10 has claimed the prize in The Three Blind Mice Trust.
After mandatory federal and state taxes of 29 percent, The Three Blind Mice Trust gets $177,500.
The ticket holder used auto lotto and the winning numbers were 1-19-20-39-49. The Mega Ball number was 28.
Cheap Tobacco in North Ridgeville, located at 32327 Cook Rd., sold the winning ticket and gets a $1,000 agent bonus for selling a second-tier prize winning ticket, lottery officials said.
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