Lottery jackpots combine over $1 billion this weekend

07 January, 2018, 01:10 | Author: Jeffery Armstrong
  • Lottery jackpots combine over $1 billion this weekend

One Mega Millions ticket sold Friday night matched all six numbers drawn-with the holder to receive a grand prize of $450 million. The numbers were 28,30,39,59,70 with a Mega Ball of 10.

Check your Mega Millions ticket, again!

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In 2013, an 84-year-old Zephyrhills woman was the victor of the largest single jackpot in American lottery history, valued at $590.6 million.

The chances of holding a Mega Millions ticket with the winning numbers are about 1 in 302.6 million, while the odds of winning Powerball's jackpot stand at 1 in 292.2 million. "This has been an exciting run for Mega Millions players and a great way to start off the new year!" On Aug. 15, 2012, Donald Lawson, of Lapeer, won a $337 million Powerball jackpot.

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The next Mega Millions drawing Tuesday will be worth $40 million. "It's a insane time when the jackpots get this high", she said. That drawing will be Saturday night. Since it began in 1972, the Lottery has contributed more than $20.5 billion to support public education.

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