Mega Millions Winner Steps Forward - Sunday 25th of June 2006

LA QUINTA, California – As reported by the Press Enterprise: " The winner of a recent $34 million jackpot from the Mega Millions California Lottery has stepped forward to collect his prize, according to a lottery news release.

"Thomas Thornton, who bought the winning ticket for Friday's drawing at La Quinta Liquor & Deli, chose the cash option and will receive a lump-sum payment of about $17 million, before taxes.

"…Thornton is the state's fourth Mega Millions winner…"

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