The fifth largest jackpot in Mega Millions history was won in California on Tues night.
A winning Mega Millions lottery price tag was sold-out in San Jose, California, consistent with a tweet on the state lottery’s verified Twitter feed.
The winning price tag was sold-out at Ernie’s Liquors on South White Road, the tweet aforementioned. it is the sole winning price tag, consistent with Mega Millions. The jackpot was up to a banging $522 million.
A single price tag oversubscribed in California matched all six numbers drawn on Tues night, giving the winner associate calculable prize of $522 million, of that $308.1 million is money.
“I hope he will loads of charity, and perhaps beware of all the members of the family and relatives around him or her. Whoever the person is, I want sensible luck to them,” store owner Kewal Sachdev told CNN affiliate KRON.
The store stands to receive $1 million for commerce the winning price tag.
The biggest-ever Mega Millions jackpot — $656 million — was won in March 2012. it had been shared by winners in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland.
Gordon Medenica, Mega Millions Lead Director, aforesaid in an exceeding statement: “Congratulations to California for taking home the fifth largest jackpot in Mega Millions history.”
In total, there have been three,109,361 winning tickets Tues night in the slightest degree prize levels, together with the jackpot.
The previous jackpot was received in Ohio last could, value $142 million.
The next draw is due Fri and can reset the jackpot to its beginning price of $40 million ($23.6 million cash).
The Mega million winning numbers were 1, 2, 4, 19, 29 and 20.