Someone from Ohio has won the much coveted Mega Millions jackpot. The amount at stake was $99 million. The $99 million ticket was sold at a gas station in northeastern Ohio. Although no one has come forward to claim the prize yet since the lottery offices are closed for the weekend. So the winner, whoever he or she is, will have to wait till Monday to claim his/her prize. The gas station at which the ticket was sold is located in Jefferson, Ohio, almost 10 miles from the Pennsylvania border. The winner matched all the five drawn numbers as well as the Mega Ball number to win the Mega Million jackpot.
Apart from the jackpot winner, the 5th August Mega Million draw threw up many more winners. Six lucky players matched the first five numbers to win a prize of $250,000. The players were from Arizona, California, Missouri, New York, Wisconsin & New Jersey. Apart from this, there were many other players who won smaller prizes at the lottery draw.
The numbers picked at 5th August Mega Million draw were 06, 24, 28, 33 & 42. The Mega Ball number picked in the draw was 19 & the Mega Multiplier number was 03. The jackpot will start afresh on Tuesday Mega Million draw since the entire jackpot amount has now been won.