Single Mega Millions victor to take home $522 million jackpot

26 July, 2018, 14:00 | Author: Salvatore Jensen
  • Single Mega Millions victor to take home $522 million jackpot

The ticket was sold at Ernie's Liquors in San Jose, California, lottery officials confirmed on Wednesday.

The estimated jackpot prize amount has been revised based on final sales totals and is now worth an $543 million, up from an estimated $522 million.

The winning numbers were the white balls 1, 2, 4, 19 and 29, plus the gold Mega Ball 20. "Congratulations to California for taking home the fifth-largest jackpot in Mega Millions history".

No word yet on where in MI the winning ticket was sold. The final lump-sum cash option is $320.5 Million, up from $308.1 million.

In addition to the jackpot win, there were many other big winners in the July 24 drawing.

The jackpot is worth $522 million.

There was a total of 3,109,361 winning tickets on Tuesday night at all prize levels.

The $522 million prize is the 11th largest in USA history for Mega Millions and the game of its older sister, Powerball. It's the sole winning ticket, according to Mega Millions.

For one lucky person, this week just got a whole lot better. Three winning tickets were sold in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland.

The jackpot will return to its starting value of $40 million for Friday night's drawing.



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