Accounting staff members split $41 million jackpot
The Ohio Lottery has revealed that 14 employees at a Westlake-based truck stop company will split a $41 million cash prize
. Local media report that it concerns a group of accounting staff members who are employed at Travel Centers of America. The lottery pool was founded in 2002 and their persistence has paid off with this life-changing jackpot.
$21.3 million after taxes
The lottery syndicate
, which goes under the pseudonym ‘the March Madness Trust’, won the Mega Millions jackpot. John P. Thomas claimed the staggering cash prize on behalf of the lottery pool. The March Madness Trust opted to receive the payment as one lump sum, which after taxes comes to $21.3 million. They bought the fortunate ticket at a local convenience store, which was rewarded a $41,000 windfall.