Winning Lottery Ticket Sold in La Quinta

Jaffa King

Winning Lottery Ticket Sold in La Quinta

CREATED Mar. 14, 2012
LA QUINTA - Someone here in the Coachella Valley is a quarter of a million dollars richer after matching 5 of 6 numbers in Tuesday night's Mega Millions Lottery drawing. 
 
The ticket was sold at La Quinta Liquor located off Avenida La Fonda in La Quinta. 
 
It was one of three tickets sold here in California that matched five out of six numbers. 
 
The manager of the liquor store says he is thrilled with the news.
 
The winner will have 180 days to claim their prize. 
 
Since no one hit all six numbers Friday's jackpot will be a whopping $200 million. 
 
The cash lump sum option is $145 million.  
 
You must match all five numbers and the mega number - in order to win. 
 
Your odds of winning - 1 in 175 million!

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