A 20-year-old resident of Port Richey, Florida, has claimed the $451 million Mega Millions jackpot.
PORT RICHEY, Fla. -- A 20-year-old in Florida has hit the jackpot.
State lottery officials said Friday that Shane Missler of Port Richey, a Tampa suburb, came forward to claim the $450 million Mega Millions grand prize, which he won in a drawing one week ago.
The Mega Millions jackpot swelled to impressive heights ahead of Missler's win, in part because of a recent rule change that makes winning the jackpot more difficult. Twenty-three drawings rolled by before Missler's ticket lined...
The young Florida man laid claim to the fourth-largest jackpot in the lottery's history.