Sat Mar 31, 2012, 01:02 AM
Hissyspit (44,378 posts)
$640 Million Mega Millions Jackpot Hit in Maryland
Source: Maryland Lottery
$640 MILLION MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT HIT IN MARYLAND
Saturday, March 31st, 2012
Winning Ticket Sold in Baltimore County one of several nationwide
Maryland sold one of the winning tickets for last night’s record-breaking $640 million Mega Millions jackpot. The lucky ticket was purchased at a retailer in Baltimore County. Lottery officials are waiting for information on jackpot winners from other Mega Millions states. The multi-state Mega Millions game is played in 44 states and jurisdictions – including Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and the District of Columbia. Last night’s winning numbers were 2-4-23-38-46 and Mega Ball 23.
“This is truly remarkable and historic,” said Maryland Lottery Director Stephen Martino. “We can’t wait to greet the winner of this world-record setting jackpot.”
Read more: http://mdlottery.com/640-million-mega-millions-jackpot-hit-in-maryland
For anyone who cares.
Well, I have many friends in Baltimore County. We'll see tomorrow if I get to hit any of them up for a loan...
16 replies, 4614 views
$640 Million Mega Millions Jackpot Hit in Maryland (Original post)
|Hassin Bin Sober||Mar 2012||#11|
|Hassin Bin Sober||Apr 2012||#15|
Response to sakabatou (Reply #3)
Sat Mar 31, 2012, 02:36 AM
aquart (68,932 posts)
I would have had two of the numbers. I never have more than two of the numbers. Which is why I didn't buy a ticket.
I also hope the winner makes a huge donation to Planned Parenthood. For kicks.
Response to Earth_First (Reply #13)
Sat Mar 31, 2012, 11:30 PM
Kablooie (11,075 posts)
14. Your understanding may have changed. Mine is that sudden riches make someone a member of the 1%.
And that does not necessarily imply evil.
There are many 1% ers who see the inequality and support the movement to correct it.
Response to Kablooie (Reply #14)
Sun Apr 1, 2012, 12:03 AM
Hassin Bin Sober (12,609 posts)
15. I remember Al Franken wrote on the back cover of one of his books.....
....."This book is doing so well I'm now for the flat tax!"
(tongue planted firmly in cheek of course)
Response to Hissyspit (Original post)
Sat Mar 31, 2012, 09:10 AM
Eugene (19,810 posts)
10. There are three winning tickets.
31 March 2012 Last updated at 12:44 GMT
US lottery: Search on for 640m jackpot winners
The search is on in the US for the winners of the world's biggest ever lottery jackpot - $640m (£400m).
Three tickets have now been announced as sharing the massive prize, with the winners in the states of Maryland, Kansas and Illinois.
Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-17572779