Friday the 13th has always been a peculiar date where special things seem to happen. On Friday night an Ohio player won the $200 Million standing Mega Millions jackpot! The player matched all of the numbers drawn – the white balls 17, 18, 31, 35 and 59, plus the gold Mega Ball 9.
This Mega Millions jackpot is about $121 million in cash value. A Mega Millions jackpot has not been won in Ohio since March 12th 2013, bringing lots of joy to the state. During last year a Michigan player won a jackpot on Friday the 13th (June 13, 2014), Mega Millions has seen 4 Fiday the 13th jackpot wins to this date.
Two $1 million prize tickets matching 5 white balls were sold for the draw on Friday, one of them also has been sold in Ohio!
There have been 8 Mega Millions jackpots won since the beginning of the year, that is about one jackpot win every month and a half . This current jackpot was rolling for a while since September 11 when the $106 million jackpot prize was won by a Mega Millions group of five players.
The winning ticket was announced to have been purchased at Blendon Drive Thru in Westerville, the winner is still anonymous but will probably be announced at a later date during November. Blendon Drive Thru in Westerville will get $100,000 for being the agent to sell the winning Mega Millions jackpot ticket worth $200 million in Ohio.