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MD Lottery: winner has not come forward yet

Mega MillionsMega Millions: MD Lottery: winner has not come forward yet

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BALTIMORE, Md. — Rumors may be swirling, but the lucky Maryland winner who shares in Friday evening's record-breaking $656 million Mega Millions jackpot has not yet come forward.

"Despite numerous rumors to the contrary, no one has come in to claim the prize," said Maryland Lottery Director Stephen Martino. "We will announce when we have a confirmed winner."

The Lottery urges the ticket holder, who has 182 days from the drawing date to claim, to sign the back of his/her ticket, keep it in a safe place and seek financial and/or legal advice. Once the winner comes forward with the ticket and provides proper identification, the Lottery's security division will run the ticket through the validation process. The winner must then decide between the annuity and the cash option. Since there were three jackpot winners (Maryland, Kansas and Illinois), the annuity for each winner is approximately $218 million and the cash option is approximately $158 million. If the winner chooses the annuity, he/she will receive, after taxes, more than $5.59 million annually for 26 years. If the cash option is chosen, the winner will walk away with $105.1 million after taxes.

The winning numbers for this historic drawing were 2, 4, 23, 38, 46 and Mega Ball 23. The winning ticket was purchased at 7-11, located on 8014 Liberty Rd. in Milford Mill. The retailer will receive a $100,000 agent bonus for selling the winning ticket.

Maryland Lottery

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Posted: April 2, 2012, 12:39 pm - IP Logged

LOL !!

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    Posted: April 2, 2012, 12:50 pm - IP Logged

    Man... now the lottery has turned into 'reality media'

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      Posted: April 2, 2012, 1:48 pm - IP Logged

      Man... now the lottery has turned into 'reality media'

      With 3 different states winning, it is only going to get worse, much worse.

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        Posted: April 2, 2012, 2:09 pm - IP Logged

        bet you another lottery pool scandal will happen

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          Posted: April 2, 2012, 2:49 pm - IP Logged

          Lottery TV LurkingI thought Ms. Wilson was going straight to the LC first thing  MOnday Morning......What?

          I Love Pink & Green 1908

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            Posted: April 2, 2012, 2:52 pm - IP Logged

            Lottery TV LurkingI thought Ms. Wilson was going straight to the LC first thing  MOnday Morning......What?

            She is.........as soon as she can find that ticket she couldn't find yesterday  ROFL

            Stay Positive, Believe and good things will come your way

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              Posted: April 2, 2012, 3:06 pm - IP Logged

              She is.........as soon as she can find that ticket she couldn't find yesterday  ROFL

              LOL... I forgot she misplaced the ticket....Green laugh

              I Love Pink & Green 1908

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                Posted: April 2, 2012, 4:36 pm - IP Logged

                She is.........as soon as she can find that ticket she couldn't find yesterday  ROFL

                This story is getting more interesting by the minute. $158 million before taxes split 15 ways should have been sufficient for these Mcdonald employees but perhaps someone got a little greedy.

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                  Posted: April 2, 2012, 5:48 pm - IP Logged

                  I don't even tell anybody I play the lottery or even talk about it. The best way is to keep it simple.

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                    Posted: April 2, 2012, 6:49 pm - IP Logged

                    ROTFLOLING! Crazy

                    dpoly1 - Playing the lottery to save the jobs of those that build, transport, sell & maintain luxury items! -

                     

                    Eschew Poverty ........... Vote Conservative!

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                      Posted: April 2, 2012, 6:51 pm - IP Logged

                      Surrender I have to agree with you. That's approx. $10,500,000 each. Agree with stupid

                      May You Prosper and be in Health!

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                        Posted: April 2, 2012, 7:10 pm - IP Logged

                        I don't even tell anybody I play the lottery or even talk about it. The best way is to keep it simple.

                        I Agree!

                        Thousandaire

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                          Posted: April 3, 2012, 11:02 am - IP Logged

                          If ms Wilson shows up with ticket , her co- workers are going to have a field day about . Then the true saga begin. Anybody need extra butter on their popcorn as this story unfolds?Lurking

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                            Posted: April 16, 2012, 5:44 pm - IP Logged

                            I don't even tell anybody I play the lottery or even talk about it. The best way is to keep it simple.

                            Good Idea

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