Mega Millions Winner Comes Forward To Claim $208 Million Prize
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The winner of the largest lottery jackpot ever on Long Island has stepped forward to claim the prize.
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The winning ticket, worth more than $208 million, for the Dec. 27 Mega Millions drawing was purchased at the King Kullen supermarket located at 1235 Middle Country Road in Middle Island.
The lump-sum cash option is worth $153.3 million before taxes.
New York State lottery officials said the winning numbers — 23, 32, 33, 39, 43 and a mega-ball of 8 — were chosen via Quick-Pik.
The identity of the winner has not been released.