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20-Year-Old Florida Man Claims $450 Million Mega Millions Jackpot

Shane Missler, of Port Richey, will take the lump-sum payment for his winning ticket in the Jan. 5 drawing, pocketing a staggering $281,874,999

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    Mega Millions Winning Ticket Sold in Florida

    Check those tickets! The Mega Millions winning ticket was sold in Port Richie, Florida.

    (Published Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018)

    A 20-year-old Florida man has come forward to claim last week's $451 million Mega Millions jackpot.

    Shane Missler, of Port Richey, will take the lump-sum payment for his winning ticket in the Jan. 5 drawing, pocketing a staggering $281,874,999.

    "I’m only 20, but I hope to use it to pursue a variety of passions, help my family and do some good for humanity," Missler said in a statement.

    Minutes after the winning numbers were announced, Missler celebrated with a brief Facebook message. "Oh. My. God." it read.

    The jackpot is the fourth largest in Mega Millions history. The ticket was bought at a 7-Eleven in Port Richey.