Mega Millions

One lucky Minnesota resident just became $110 million richer.

Anyone who purchased a Mega Millions ticket at Holiday gas station at 14350 Xkimos St. in Ramsey should check their lottery numbers. The owner of a ticket purchased from the store is the state’s first Mega Millions jackpot winner. The April 12 winning numbers are 2-8-14-20-31 and the Mega Ball is 17.

The business earned a $50,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.

The jackpot totaled $110 million, with a $66.9 million cash option.

The jackpot winner does not need to publicly declare they are the winner unless they choose to do so, according to the Minnesota Lottery site.

Initial estimates listed the jackpot as $106 million, but the actual sales were higher, according to Minnesota Lottery.

At the April 12 drawing, it had been five weeks since the previous jackpot was won.

Mega Millions winners have up to one year from the drawing date, April 12, to claim their prize. Once they claim their prize, they have 60 days to choose either the cash or annuity options.

Minnesota joined the Mega Millions lottery in 2010, and this is the first jackpot winner in the state.

The highest ever Mega Millions jackpot was $1.537 billion in 2018.

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