There is success, then there is great success. A lucky Michigan lottery player won the big Friday night – the billion 1 billion big.
Friday’s Mega Millions Jackpot is one of the most valuable lottery jackpots, organizers say.
One ticket matched all six numbers – 4, 26, 42, 50, 60 and 24 – according to Mega Millions, which was necessary to win the estimated $ 1 billion prize. The as-yet-unidentified winner could make long-term payments or pay a total of 39 739.6 million before tax.
1 won out of 302,575,350.
This is the third largest lotto jackpot since 2016. The powerball jackpot went to $ 1.586 billion for three people from Dewey, Florida and California, each of whom had the 2016 winning numbers. In late 2018.
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The mega million jackpot value since September has been restored to 20 million after a $ 120 million win. Mega Millions officials said in a statement that this is the longest length of any winner in the history of the game.
Jackpot gains were slow because fewer people play during epidemics. Available in 45 states, the District of Columbia and the US Virgin Islands.
On Wednesday, a ticket sold at a convenience store in Lonaconing, Maryland, struck all six numbers on the Powerball jackpot. That win is worth $ 716.3 million or $ 546.8 million in prize money paid over 30 years.