Three Winning Tickets Split Record $640 Million Lotto Jackpot

Mar 31, 2012  •  Post A Comment

"There were three winning tickets sold for Friday’s record $640 million Mega Millions jackpot — believed to be the world’s largest such prize," according to a story by CBS News and the Associated Press.

The story adds, "Mega Millions spokesperson Kimberly Starks tells CBS News the winners were sold in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland."

According to the article, the ticket in Maryland was sold at a 7-11 store in Baltimore County. The winning ticket in Illinois was sold "in the small town of Red Bud, near St. Louis." Details about the ticket sold in Kansas were not immediately available.

The size of the jackpot obliterated the size of the previous highest jackpot, $390 million.

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