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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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.