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Mega Millions Winning Ticket Sold In King Kullen Grocery Store In Long Island, New York (VIDEO)

12/28/2011 04:14 pm 16:14:21

The lucky winner of a $206 million Mega Millions jackpot is somewhere among us, but he or she may not even know it. The winning ticket was sold in a King Kullen grocery store in Long Island on Monday, according to ABC News.

The winning numbers (23, 32, 33, 39, 43 and Megaball number 8) were announced on Tuesday, Dec. 27. Only one ticket matched all six numbers, according to the Mega Millions website.

No one had claimed the ticket as of Wednesday afternoon.

The winner apparently left his or her one in 175 million chance of winning to luck: A computer randomly generated the numbers on the ticket, according to CBS New York.

Sixteen other tickets matched the lottery's first five numbers, but not the megaball. Those tickets were sold in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Georgia, Kentucky, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, the Virgin Islands and West Virginia.

Lisa Korpie, a bookkeeper at the King Kullen store, told the New York Daily News she was excited for the winner.

"We're so happy, and we hope it's a regular and someone who needs the money," Korpie told the Daily News.

The highest jackpot in the multi-state lottery's history was worth $390 million and was split between two people in New Jersey and Georgia in 2007. In March 2011, a New York resident purchased another winning ticket and won a $319 million jackpot.

The next Mega Millions jackpot is worth an estimated $12 million and the drawing will take place on Dec. 30.

For more on the story, watch the below report from ABC News.

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