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Someone’s life just changed for the better. A Mega Millions Fort Myers winner. Was it you? According to The Florida Lottery press release, ” The two winning tickets were sold in California and Florida. Both tickets matched the numbers 9, 22, 26, 41, and 44, plus the gold Mega Ball 19.” The winners will share the estimated prize of $494 million ($247.9 million cash), which is the eleventh-largest jackpot in the game’s history.

This morning WFLA reported, The Florida Lottery said one of the winning jackpot tickets was sold at a 7-Eleven in Fort Myers. The two winners, one in California and one here in Fort Myers, now get to share the $494 million jackpot, taking home $247.9 million each.

Who has the winning Mega Millions ticket in Fort Myers?

Who was it? Which 7-11? We don’t know yet. We’re waiting on an update from the Florida Lottery.

UPDATE (10/17/2022):  The 7-Eleven located at 2980 Colonial Boulevard

There’s a lot of people hurting in this town and it looks like someone took a chance and found a way to turn it around. In a big way. A Mega Millions winner in Fort Myers. Congratulations whoever you are. It’s a good story. This is big for all of us.

 

 

Joe Winner spends his days combing through memes and off beat stories to bring you the side of Florida not always seen.

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