Blossvale couple claims $96 million Mega Millions prize

A Blossvale couple has come forward to cash in the $96 million Mega Millions ticket they purchased in Camden in February.

Posted: Apr 2, 2021 10:16 AM
Updated: Apr 2, 2021 4:52 PM

BLOSSVALE, N.Y. – A Blossvale couple has come forward to cash in the $96 million Mega Millions ticket they purchased in Camden in February.

Leonard and Lorraine Padavan purchased the ticket at the Kinney Drugs on Preston Street. The lucky ticket had all six winning numbers from the Feb. 16 drawing – 1, 26, 44, 54 and 66 with Mega Ball 10.

Leonard and Lorraine Padavan

The two opted to split the jackpot and take lump sum payments of $23 million each. They plan to pool the money and buy a recreational vehicle to travel in.

Leonard says his best advise to other lottery players is to “take a chance.”

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