A professional truck driver for nearly 30 years Hits Jackpot by purchasing the winning $152 million Mega Millions ticket while traveling through Pennsylvania travel plaza for work. Steven Peloquin, of Mechanicsville, Virginia, today claimed $152 million(cash value $91.8 million to be exact) Mega Millions jackpot from the July 21, 2015, drawing.
The winning ticket correctly matched all five white balls, 20-30-62-65-74, plus the Megaball, 01. The ticket had an annuity value of $153 million or a cash value of $91.8 million, less 25 percent federal withholding. Peloquin purchased the ticket at Penn 80/Flying J Travel Plaza, 1460 N. Ridge Road, Milton, Northumberland County, while traveling through Pennsylvania for work. The plaza, a Lottery retailer since September 2010, earns a $100,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.
It is the second jackpot-winning Mega Millions ticket sold by the Pennsylvania Lottery and the fourth-largest prize awarded in the Lottery’s history. This afternoon, Peloquin presented the Mega Millions ticket for validation at Lottery headquarters in Middletown, Dauphin County. Lottery officials confirmed it was the jackpot-winning ticket after examining the ticket and executing proprietary security measures. Lottery Executive Director Drew Svitko today presented a ceremonial check for $91,781,644.00 to Mr. Peloquin, holder of the single jackpot-winning ticket from that drawing. Peloquin said the jackpot win will enable him and his wife to retire early and spend more time with their family.
Mega Millions winning numbers for Tuesday, July 21, 2015 are 20, 30, 62, 65, 74.
The Mega Ball number is 01. The Megaplier number is 05.
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