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Mega Millions Record Jackpot: Monday's winning numbers announced

Mega Millions Record Jackpot: Monday's winning numbers announced

Lottery officials had expected to sell 75 percent of them by Tuesday night's drawing, when Mega Millions host John Crow announced the winning numbers.

That puts the jackpots for the nation's two largest lotteries at more than $2.2 billion.

At least one winning ticket was sold in SC for the $1.6 billion dollar lottery.

The winning combination was 5, 28, 62, 65, 70, and a Megaball of 5.

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The lucky player overcame miserable odds. Their first decision is whether to take the cash option, which would be $904 million, or an annuity, with one initial payment and annual installments over 29 years. It could be days or even weeks before a victor comes forward to claim the prize - if they do at all.

It remains to be seen whether there is more than one winning ticket holder.

The jackpot offered to a victor of Mega Millions, one of two major lottery games played across the U.S., was $40m in July. It reflects a trend toward ever-growing lottery prizes due to changes in the game that worsened the odds with hopes that bigger jackpots would result in better sales. Up front, the cash payout is about $900 million.

The previous record was a $1.586 billion jackpot for a Powerball drawing in 2016.

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The director of the SC lottery, Hogan Brown, was in New York City Wednesday morning for a meeting, and told "Good Morning America" that the name of the store that sold the ticket won't be released until midday.

The huge jackpot had lottery ticket buyers speculating on what they would do with the money. The odds of winning the top prize were 1 in 258,890,850.

Lottery fever struck nationwide ahead of Tuesday's drawing, with jackpot chasers waiting in long lines for tickets. Wednesday's will be the third-largest Powerball jackpot.

Mega Millions has already smashed its own jackpot record, which was $656 million, shared by winners in three states in March 2012.

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Also, the Powerball is up for grabs!


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