Mega Millions generates $70.6 million for New York state
The recent buzz leading up to the record-setting $1.35 billion Mega Millions jackpot generated more than $70.6 million for New York state.
More than $60 million of that will go to the state’s K-12 public schools.
More than $10 million will go to lottery retailers.
The winning ticket for the top prize was sold in Maine.