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Winning Mega Millions jackpot ticket sold in California

Winning Mega Millions jackpot ticket sold in California

The next Mega Millions drawing will come on Friday, at which time the winning jackpot will reset at a starting value of $40 million.

The state lottery's verified Twitter feed said the winning ticket was sold at Ernie's Liquors in San Jose.

Here in MA, a $3 million ticket was sold at Lanzilli's Grocery on Bennington Street in East Boston.

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The winning numbers were 19, 2, 4, 1 and 29.

The names of the MA winners weren't immediately available.

Eight other tickets also matched all five white balls.

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The next drawing for the prize will be held on Tuesday night, July 24, at 11 p.m. E.T.

In March, a New Jersey man won $533 million, the fourth-largest pot in the game's history and the second-largest win on a single ticket.

It looks like someone has just joined the Half Billionaires Club after buying a Mega Millions ticket in California with Tuesday's winning jackpot numbers. "Congratulations to California for taking home the fifth-largest jackpot in Mega Millions history". Two of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prizes to $30,000. Three winning tickets were sold in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland.

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