Mega Millions: There is One Winner of Friday's $450 Million Jackpot

07 January, 2018, 01:10 | Author: Tina Rodriquez
  • Mega Millions: There is One Winner of Friday's $450 Million Jackpot

PORT RICHEY — A 7-Eleven in Pasco County sold the winning lottery ticket for $450 million, the Florida Lottery announced Saturday. It's been more than two months since someone won the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots, pushing the prizes to near record levels.

The winning numbers to claim the nation's 10th-largest jackpot were 28-30-39-59-70-10.

Check your Mega Millions ticket, again!

It is rare for both of the U.S.' largest jackpots to grow to such large amounts at the same time-but in the last three years the rules for both games have been tweaked to give them longer odds and larger, more eye-catching jackpots. The cash option for Saturday's jackpot is about $359 million.

The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are one in 302.5 million.




Players have plenty of time to purchase tickets for both drawings.

Powerball and Mega Millions lottery tickets are displayed on January 3, 2018 in San Anselmo, California.

The next Mega Millions drawing Tuesday will be worth $40 million. For an additional $1 per play, players have the opportunity to add a "Megaplier" that can multiply non-jackpot prizes by up to five times.

Kilbane says there were about $3 million in Mega Millions sales just for the one drawing earlier this week and about $4.5 million for the Powerball.

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