$1M Mega Millions Lottery Ticket Sold in Iowa

$1M Mega Millions Lottery Ticket Sold in Iowa

A single winning ticket has been identified in a massive US$1.5 billion (S$2.1 billion) Mega Millions United States lottery jackpot, the second largest on record, organisers have said.

She purchased her winning Quic Pic ticket, which matched the first five numbers drawn, at a Cumberland Farms in Bridgewater, the release said.

A consolation prize of $1 million isn't bad!

Those 36 tickets matched the five white balls, but did not match the Mega Ball.

There is another opportunity to win some cash, Wednesday's Powerball jackpot is an estimated $620 million.

While at the Whistle Stop in Union Hall in Franklin County, he bought $30 worth of tickets, according to Virginia's lottery website.

While many states still require jackpot winners to claim their prizes publicly, the tide seems to be turning in favor of winners wanting to fly under the radar.

It is now the fourth-largest lottery jackpot in USA history.

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Last week, a Powerball victor from Congress, Arizona had the right to claim $1 million. After the drawing, lottery officials rolled back the jackpot total to $1.537 billion, based on actual ticket sales.

While the victor of Mega Millions jackpot lives in SC, seven lottery tickets sold in Minnesota should make their owner's happy.

Word of the lottery winning ticket being sold in Simpsonville attracted the most news trucks and cameras the city has ever seen, Curtis said.

The jackpot has a cash value of $428.6 million.

The huge jackpot had lottery ticket buyers speculating on what they would do with the money if they won.

In the four days leading up to the drawing, about 370 million of the $US2 Mega Millions tickets were sold in 44 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands. The jackpot returns to $40 million for Friday's drawing.

Didn't win anything from this Mega Millions? Mega Millions followed suit in October 2017, with odds worsening from 1 in 259 million to 1 in 302.5 million.