Independent voices from the TWT Communities
For the past month, Virginia has been awarding new Powerball millionaires on an average rate of twice a week.
The drawing for the second-largest lottery jackpot of all time is Wednesday night, when it will either irrevocably alter the life of a lucky ticket holder or send the nation into a never-before-seen state of money mania — again.
Maryland lottery officials say a holder of a winning Mega Millions ticket has come forward to claim a share of the record-breaking $656 million prize. The winner has chosen to be anonymous.
Maryland Lottery officials confirmed on Monday that a person holding one of three winning tickets in the March 30 record-breaking Mega Millions drawing has come forward to claim the prize.
"So 'Ha!' to them," she said with a laugh about Virginia's winning streak.
"Who wouldn't have wanted $587 million? But there's lots and lots of other winners," she said.