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Mega Millions ticket worth $250K sold in RI

CRANSTON, R.I.—Rhode Island’s lucky streak continues, with a Mega Millions ticket worth $250,000 sold in ProvidenceState lottery officials say the ticket for Friday night’s $148 million drawing was sold at a convenience store at the Three Regency Plaza apartments. It matched five numbers but not the Mega Ball number.No one has come forward to claim the prize.An 81-year-old Newport woman last week claimed the $336.4 million jackpot for the Feb. 11 Powerball drawing. That was the sixth largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history.A Powerball ticket sold in the town of Smithfield hit the jackpot a day later. The winner of the $60 million prize has yet to be announced.© Copyright 2012 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

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