CHICAGO (WBBM) – Employees at the Mobil gas station at 63rd and Drexel Streets are celebrating after they sold one of four second place Mega Millions tickets that were bought in Illinois.
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“Oh my God, I’m so happy. We’re all excited that someone bought that ticket here,” said Manager Sammy Haddad.
Haddad says they will receive 1% of the $250,000 dollar jackpot but says he’s happier for the bragging rights, “If it means more business, that more people will come here, that’s good.”
The second-place tickets sold matched all five numbers, but missed the Mega Ball.
Haddad says no one has come forward yet but he hopes to meet the winner and take a picture with them to hang in their store.
The other winning tickets worth $250,000 were sold in Carol Stream, Bolingbrook and Normal.
There were also 13 winners who had winning tickets worth $10,000.