St. Mary’s County Man Wins $250,000 Mega Millions Second-Tier Prize

Friday, May 11th, 2012

“I think I am going to set it aside and wait to see the best way to use it,” said the  St. Mary’s County resident, referring to his $250,000 Mega Millions win. The 41-year-old matched every number except the Mega Ball in May 8th’s drawing to take home the second-tier prize.

The government employee plays Mega Millions occasionally and bought the ticket while running an errand. “I just used the $4 in change I received to buy tickets,” said the winner.

The next day, while on the computer, it occurred to him to check his tickets.  “It was a second thought,” he said. “I was looking at the weather, when I remembered. After checking and re-checking the numbers, I knew I had won something big, but it still was a bit confusing.”

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The winner shared the news of his win with only one person and plans to tell no one else. “I have to be practical,” he said. “It’s a nice amount of money, but not life changing.”  The ticket was purchased at Stop N’ Shop located at 21036 Great Mills Rd. in Lexington Park. The retailer will receive $1000 commission for selling the ticket. There are still three unclaimed $250,000 second-tier Mega Millions tickets from recent drawings.

  • http://twitter.com/LaShaunH LaShaun Herron

    Congrats to all the winners! I plan to be the next $250,000 mega winner. The first thing I will do after tax take its share, is to pay off my student loans!

    • Anonymous

      Then you will have nothing left. lol



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