Winning Mega Millions ticket bought at Boomland

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Myrtle Hollingsworth, 60, of Bellwood, Ill., purchased a $250,000 winning Mega Millions ticket at Reeves Boomland in Charleston, Mo., while traveling through Missouri with her husband, according to a news release from the Missouri Lottery. The $5 Quick Pick matched all five white-ball numbers. She realized she held the winning ticket while watching the March 27 drawing after returning home.

She plans to use the money to take more vacations, help her family and pad her retirement. The winning numbers for the drawing were: 9, 19, 34, 44 and 51.

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