Victoria Flett bought her winning lottery ticket at the West Street Mobil.
Victoria Flett purchased 220 lottery tickets last Thursday before Friday's big drawing. She purchased 110 tickets at the West Street Mobil and 110 at the Quick Mart. The winning Mega Millions ticket, a quick pick, came from the West Street Mobil. She won $250,000 dollars that she will split with 22 family members, friends and co-workers. They each contributed $10 for the 220 tickets. Each person will get about $11,000 before taxes. “It’s mostly family,” Flett said. When she found out that she won, she was "just excited," she said. When asked what she would do with the money, Flett said, "I will probably pay off some bills and my daughter wants high heel sneakers, but we can’t find them."
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While the big winner in Friday's Mega Million Jackpot is not from Massachusetts, a Reading woman did win some of the jackpot as part of a group buy. Victoria Flett won $250,000 in Friday's drawing. On Tuesday, Flett showed off her winnings at the Reading convenience store where she bought the lucky ticket, WHDH Boston Reported. Flett, and a combination of family and friends, each put in $10 and together purchased 220 tickets for last Friday's record Mega Millions lottery. She didn't check her stack of tickets until Saturday morning. Split 22 ways, Flett and her family and friends will each get about $11,000 before taxes. Meanwhile, controversy is brewing in Maryland where workers at a fast-food joint who pooled their cash for tickets are …