Even though Virginia did not sell the winning Mega Millions ticket,

the enthusiasm did have a good effect on the state.

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

According to state law, the K–12 public education system in Virginia receives the entire profit.

One $10,000 winning ticket for Friday's drawing was bought 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 tickets in Virginia received prizes ranging from $2 and more.

The jackpot-winning ticket was sold in Maine.