Woman Looking for Excuse to Play Mega Millions Wins Mega Millions


Seventy-three-year-old Mary Shammas of Bay Ridge was riding the bus back from Manhattan last month when her hand itched. It itched a lot. “I said, ‘This must mean something,’” she explains. “I got off the bus and decided to buy a lottery ticket for that night’s Mega Millions drawing.” And then she won $64 million. [NYDN, 1010WINS]