One particular person in Florida has received the $1.58 billion Mega Millions prize – making it the biggest complete in lottery historical past.
The winner of the ticket now has the choice to assert a one-time sum of roughly $757.2 million, or select to assert the total prize in 29 annual funds.
The successful numbers have been 13, 19, 20, 32, 33 with a gold Mega Ball of 14 – equal to a fortunate participant in Florida, based on the lottery’s web site.
The $1.58 billion prize is just bigger than South Carolina’s $1.537 billion Mega Millions win in October 2018, based on lottery officers.
Before Tuesday evening, since April 18, no ticket matched all six numbers drawn for practically 4 months.
The ticket winner now has the choice to assert a one-time sum of roughly $757.2 million, or select to assert the total prize in 29 annual funds
One particular person in Florida has received the $1.58 billion Mega Millions prize – making it the biggest complete in lottery historical past. The successful numbers have been 13, 19, 20, 32, 33 with a gold Mega Ball of 14 – equal to a fortunate participant in Florida, based on the lottery’s web site
Tuesday evening’s jackpot was the third largest in US lottery historical past.
Mega Millions tickets, which value $2 every, are offered in all states besides Alabama, Utah, Alaska, Hawaii, and Nevada.
The odds of successful the Mega Millions jackpot have been about 1 in 302.6 million. Those odds are worse than the 1 in 11.5 million likelihood of being bitten by a shark or the 1 in 700,000 likelihood of giving beginning to an identical quadruplets.
Although there have been no Mega Millions jackpot winners in current months, the 12 months began with a lot of wins.
“This year started with six jackpot winners in less than four months – a number much more typical for an entire year and indicative of the truly random nature of lottery draws,” the lottery stated.
There has been a string of current billion greenback lottery winners, together with two separate billion greenback Powerball successful lottery tickets offered in California.
A single lottery ticket matched all six numbers drawn on July 19 — that meant somebody had received the third-highest prize ever for the multi-state lottery.
While the winner is thought, lottery officers confirmed that the successful ticket was offered by a Los Angeles comfort retailer simply blocks away from the Skid Row homeless camps.
California Lottery officers beforehand confirmed that Las Palmitas Mini Market was the shop the place the successful lottery ticket was offered. The proprietor, Nabor Herrera, additionally receives a $1 million bonus from Powerball.
Herrera stated he didn’t notice he had offered the successful ticket till he arrived at work early Thursday and noticed cameras camped out in entrance of the shop, which he initially thought have been for a film scene.
And it was the second time in lower than a 12 months that somebody from California had discovered gold. In February, Edwin Castro got here ahead to assert winnings from November’s $2.04 billion drawing. He selected to take the $997.6 million lump sum.
TOP MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOTS
1. $1.580 billion 8/8/2023 – 1 ticket – Florida
2. $1.537 Billion 10/23/2018 – 1 Ticket – South Carolina
3. $1.348 Billion 1/13/2023 – 1 ticket – Maine
4. $1.337 Billion 7/29/2022 1 Ticket -Illinois
5. $1.050 Billion 2021-01-22 1 ticket – Michigan
6. $656 Million 2012-03-30 – 3 Tickets – Illinois, Kansas, Maryland
7. $648 Million 2013-12-17 – 2 Tickets – California, Georgia
8. $543 Million 2018-07-24 – 1 Ticket – California
9. $536 million 7/8/2016 – 1 ticket – Indiana
10. $533 million 3/30/2018 – 1 ticket – New Jersey
Source: Mega Millions