Ohio Ticket Wins Mega Millions Jackpot - Thursday 29th of June 2006

UNITED STATES – Mega Millions is on a hotstreak. For the third time this month, the game has produced anotherjackpot winner! One ticket in the Tuesday, June 27, 2006 drawing matchedall six numbers to win the estimated $23 million jackpot. The winningticket was purchased in Genoa, Ohio.

The jackpot winner is one of 330,448 tickets that won prizes inTuesday's drawing. That includes three tickets that came within just onenumber of hitting the jackpot. Each of these tickets missed only the MegaBall number. The tickets were sold in California, Maryland and Michigan.

Tuesday's winning Mega Millions numbers were 02-14-20-29-44 and theMega Ball number was 32.

Pari-mutuel prizes means that prize amounts vary with the number oftickets sold and the number of winning tickets in each prize category.

The jackpot for the Friday, June 30, 2006 Mega Millions drawing is $12million.

Mega Millions is played in 12 states: California, Georgia, Illinois,Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Texas,Virginia and Washington.

Mega Millions drawings are held Tuesdays and Fridays at 11:00 PMEastern Time, 10:00 PM Central Time and 8:00 PM Pacific Time.

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