#megamillions $127M Mega Millions jackpot won in New York

February 28th, 2015

RELEASE DATE: 2/28/2015

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. - The New York Lottery today confirmed that a jackpot-winning ticket for the February 27 Mega Millions drawing was purchased at the South Fallsburg Food Mart at 5105 Main Street in South Fallsburg. This sole winning ticket - purchased as a Quick Pick - is worth an estimated $127 million.

The winning numbers for the February 27 Mega Millions drawing were 07 - 49 - 53 - 60 - 64 and Mega Ball 04.

"Whoever purchased this ticket is about to have their life changed forever," said Gardner Gurney, Acting Director of the Division of the Lottery. "We urge the ticketholder to sign the back of your ticket and keep it in a safe place, and when you're ready to claim, we look forward to meeting you."

The South Fallsburg Food Mart store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its role in selling the jackpot-winning Mega Millions ticket.

The winner may claim the ticket at any one of the Lottery's Customer Service Centers statewide, including the Lottery's Fishkill office at 18 Westage Business Center, Hudson Valley Towne Center, Suite 6, Fishkill, NY 12524. To learn more about how to redeem a prize, click here.

About the New York Lottery

The New York Lottery continues to be North America's largest and most profitable Lottery, contributing $3.17 billion in fiscal year 2013-2014 to help support education in New York State.  The Lottery's contribution represents 15 percent of total state education aid to local school districts.  

New York Lottery revenue is distributed to local school districts by the same statutory formula used to distribute other state aid to education.  It takes into account both a school district's size and its income level; larger, lower-income school districts receive proportionately larger shares of Lottery school funding.

About the New York State Gaming Commission

The New York State Gaming Commission regulates all aspects of gaming and gambling activity in the state, including horse racing and pari-mutuel wagering, class III Indian gaming, video lottery terminal facilities at race tracks, the state lottery and charitable gaming.

Media contact: New York Lottery Communications office, (518) 388-3415

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