There has been a winner of the 3rd largest Mega Millions jackpot in US lottery history: $ 1.28 billion

There has been a winner of the 3rd largest Mega Millions jackpot in US lottery history: $ 1.28 billion - Photo 1.

A sign showing the Mega Millions jackpot in Detroit (USA) on July 29 – Photo: AP

On July 30, newspaper New York Times Citing information from the website of the Mega Millions jackpot in the US, a single winning ticket was sold in the state of Illinois.

The jackpot numbers in the July 29 draw are 67, 45, 57, 36, 13 and the Mega Ball number is 14.

Currently, this jackpot is worth up to 1.28 billion USD (about 30,000 billion VND). This is the third largest winnings in lottery history in the US.

The identity of the winner or where the winning ticket was sold in Illinois is unknown at this time. Mega Millions also says there are more winners of smaller prizes in more than a dozen other states.

Theo The Guardian, the Mega Millions jackpot is available in 45 states, Washington DC and the US Virgin Islands. One ticket sells for $2.

This is one of the lottery types with a very low probability of winning. Specifically, by page megamillions.comnplayers will choose five non-matching numbers from 1 to 70 and a sixth number (Mega Ball) from 1 to 25. Results are announced every Tuesday and Friday, with the winning ticket needing to match all 6 numbers. .

The probability for this to happen is 1 in 302,575,350.

The biggest jackpot in Mega Millions’ 20-year history is $1.537 billion, with the winner coming from South Carolina in October 2018.

Since the beginning of the year, Mega Millions has awarded the jackpot four times to winning ticket holders in the states of California, New York, Minnesota and Tennessee.

The record for a jackpot in the US is a Powerball jackpot of $1.586 billion for a winner on January 13, 2016.

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