Monday, 20 August, 2018

Mega Millions $522 million-winning ticket sold in California

Mega Millions winning numbers Ticket Mega Millions winning numbers REVEALED A single ticket has won the $522 million prize
Scott Davis | 26 July, 2018, 13:57

James Griffin matched the first five winning numbers while playing the Megaplier in the multi-state game's Tuesday drawing, according to a press release issued by the Massachusetts State Lottery.

Winners have the option of taking a lump sum payment of $303 million or taking annual payments over the course of 30 years, eventually adding up to the jackpot. But on Tuesday, it wasn't just the jackpot victor who got lucky.

The winning numbers in Tuesday's Mega Millions draw were: 1, 2, 4, 19, 29, and Mega number 20.

Mega Millions winning numbers REVEALED ticket
The jackpot win is the fifth-biggest one in the history of lottery Mega Millions

The victor has one year to come forward and claim the money. Mega Millions & Powerball jackpots: These are the 10 biggest lottery jackpots & their winnersWhat can you do with more than $512 million? "It's really exciting", Cohen said.

The $522 million jackpot was won on a single ticket in California. Six are worth $1 million each, sold in Arizona, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota and two in New Jersey, lottery officials report.

The $522 million prize is the 11th largest in USA history for Mega Millions and the game of its older sister, Powerball. Winners in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland split $656 million.




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