Mike Barth, who bought the winning ticket at a newsstand in downtown Albany last Friday, said the group’s fortune was sealed by the “fickle finger of fate.”
A lottery official says a winning ticket for the Mega Millions lottery jackpot worth $319 million has been sold at a variety store in Albany, N.Y.
Mega Millions fever is getting even hotter across the Tri-State Area as the jackpot swells to the sixth-highest in the drawing’s history.
Lottery officials confirmed that two winning tickets were sold, one each in Idaho and Washington State.
Lottery players in the tri-state area got the chance to vie for the seventh-largest lottery prize in U.S. history on Tuesday, a $355 million Mega Millions jackpot — or about $208 million if taken as a lump sum.
By Billie Rama, Managing Editor CBSNewYork.com NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)–Lottery players in states that play Mega Millions — including New York and New Jersey – are getting the chance to vie for the seventh-largest lottery prize in […]
If you play the Mega Millions lottery, it’s time to pull out that lucky rabbit’s foot and wish upon a shooting star because the third largest jackpot ever since New York joined the game will be drawn on Tuesday.
Heading into Friday night’s drawing, the Mega Millions jackpot is up to $242 million — and it’s generating a ticket-buying frenzy at area lottery outlets.
Rikers Island corrections worker Garina Fearon said she plans on using the money to help family members in Jamaica and send her two daughters to private school.
Garina Fearon has overcome being homeless, bankrupt and a robbery victim. Now she’s gone from counting inmates to counting millions after winning last Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot.