Lansing Man Shares Mega Millions Jackpot

By: News 10 Email
By: News 10 Email

Timothy Davis has won part of the $330 million Mega Millions jackpot. The Lansing man matched all five white ball numbers in the August 31 drawing, however he didn't have the Mega ball. His winnings were $250,000.

Davis said he was "shaking" when he realized his easy pick ticket was a big winner. He plans to invest his prize money.

Davis bought the ticket at the Quality Dairy store at 2100 North Larch Street in Lansing.

Four tickets with all the numbers were sold. A retired New Jersey couple came forward Friday to claim their share which will total almost $49 million before taxes. A Maryland man says he is also a winner. The other winning tickets were sold in Texas and Virginia.


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  • by Katherine Location: Grand Ledge on Sep 24, 2007 at 01:02 PM
    Even 5 year olds knows that when the piggy-bank is empty, they need to ask someone for more pennies. Raise the sales tax, raise or institute some service fees, change the state income tax to a flat percentage so that those who are lucky enough to have more, pay more. As a recently retired state employee, I can attest to the fact that morale is lower than I have ever seen it, workers are stressed to the point of exhaustion, and still the needs of our citizens are being ignored. Michigan's infant death rate is a disgrace, the fact that such a large percentage of our citizens lack basic health insurance is immoral. The middle class has supported the state long enough. A flat-rate income tax would increase the state coffers and start us on the road to recovery--it will be slow, but it needs to start NOW. The legislature needs to stop "playing politics" and get down to business.
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    increase the sales tax... everyone then pays.. including tourists.. I'm tired of being taxed to death.
  • by Julie Location: East Lansing on Sep 8, 2007 at 08:13 PM
    I believe the legislature should get tough and help to solve the budget problem by increasing the income tax on those earning more than $50,000 a year or instituting a graduated income tax. The Republicans have decreased the tax and privitized money-making sources, such as the Liquor Commision , to the point we have no choice in the economic situation we have now.
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