Todd Akers who regularly buys the ticket for the group discovered that they won $250,000 on the September 18 draw of Mega Millions.
Akers and 16 of his co-workers from a transformer manufacturing facility in Bland County have had been playing together on Mega Millions for several years now.
Each of the 17 members will receive $14,700 before taxes.
"I looked and, lo and behold, there they were," he said. "I started calling people, but no one believed me!"
Source : www.valottery.com