3 in Washington win $250,000 in Mega Millions draw
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- No one won the big jackpot in Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing, but several people picked five of the six numbers to win $250,000, and three of those winners are in Washington.
The Washington Lottery says two of the quarter-million dollar tickets were sold in Spokane and one in Ferndale. In addition, a $10,000 prize was claimed Wednesday by a Naval Base Kitsap worker who played with a group of 28 friends.
The Mega Millions jackpot is now the largest in U.S. lottery history -- $500 million for the Friday night drawing.
The $1 lottery tickets are sold in 42 states and Washington, D.C.