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Sullivan County gets second $100 million plus lottery winner in 3 months

The sign marking the entrance to Sullivan County

The sign marking the entrance to Sullivan County on Route 55 in Grahamsville, New York is shown in this undated Google photo. Photo Credit: Google

MONTICELLO, N.Y. - An upstate New York county of 76,000 people has gotten its second $100 million-plus Mega Millions jackpot winner in three months.

Real estate agent Tammy Pratt of South Fallsburg in Sullivan County was introduced Wednesday as the sole winner of the $126 million Mega Millions jackpot drawn Feb. 27.

Pratt was between real estate appointments when she stopped for gas. She bought $4 worth of tickets instead of her usual $1 when she noticed the jackpot for the upcoming drawing had topped $100 million.

Lottery officials say the odds of hitting that jackpot were 1 in 258 million.

In January, a retired school principal from Wurtsboro in Sullivan County was announced as the sole winner of a $326 million Mega Millions jackpot drawn in November.

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