A 60-year-old southwest Missouri man has come forward with a Mega Millions lottery ticket worth $25 million before taxes.
Some lucky lottery player is holding a ticket worth $3.6 million that was purchased in suburban St. Louis.
Illinois is the first state to sell lottery tickets online.
The proposal by Republican Sheila Solon, of Blue Springs, would allow a new, electronic pull-tab game to help fund veterans’ homes.
Store manager Denise Metzger says, “I want them to put us out of our misery, we’re all just dying to find out who it is.”
With a jackpot so large, someone theoretically could buy up every possible number combination, thereby guaranteeing a winning ticket but doing so would mean putting up millions of dollars on the front end.