Despite the fact that Virginia did not sell the winning Mega Millions ticket,

The enthusiasm had a positive effect on the state.

According to the Virginia Lottery, the jackpot run's 26 drawings, which began in October, generated an estimated $28.9 million in revenue.

Virginia's K-12 public education system receives the entire profit under state law.

One $10,000 winning ticket for Friday's drawing was purchased in Virginia.

According to the Virginia Lottery, the winning ticket was purchased at the Gainsville 7-Eleven on Limestone Drive.

On Friday, more than 201,000 Virginia lottery tickets won prizes ranging from $2 to $10,000.

The winning lottery ticket was purchased in Maine.