Winners have the option of taking a lump sum payment of $303 million or taking annual payments over the course of 30 years, eventually adding up to the jackpot. One report says there's a one in 302 million chance of winning the $522 million jackpot.
The Mega Ball number was 20 and the Megaplier, 3 (one, two, four, nineteen, twenty-nine; Mega Ball: twenty; Megaplier: three).
The victor of the ticket has not officially come forward.
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One person is dead and 13 people are injured after a gunman opened fire in the middle of the street late Sunday in Toronto . She said customers were then told to run to the back of the restaurant. "I saw at least four people shot", he said.
Gordon Medenica, Mega Millions Lead Director and Maryland Lottery and Gaming Director said: "This has been an exciting roll". Two tickets, sold in MA and Texas, are worth $3 million each because of the optional Megaplier, which costs an extra $1. 522M Mega Millions jackpot victor bought ticket at Ernie's Liquor in San JoseCalifornia Lottery officials held a press conference Wednesday with the owners.
Someone in California struck gold in the form of last night's Mega Millions lottery draw. One person in MI did match all five balls - which is a million dollar prize. The jackpot was up to a whopping $522 million.
The biggest-ever Mega Millions jackpot was won in 2012.