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Ohioans Test Luck at Mega Millions
COLUMBUS (Ashley Yore) -- The Mega Millions jackpot for Friday's drawing is $425 million -- the fifth largest jackpot ever.
People streamed into area gas stations to pick up a ticket, hoping this Friday the 13th is their lucky day.
Many players bought multiple tickets. Michael Green bought 40.
"I stopped at 10 different gas stations," he said. "Five here, two there, 20 there -- you never know."
A winner choosing the cash option would win $228 million before taxes.
The odds of winning are one in 259 million.