Some fortunate individual may get a money payout of $904 million, after their Mega Millions ticket won the biggest bonanza in U.S. lottery history on 10/23/18.
As per NPR, the triumphant ticket for the $1.6 billion Mega Millions attract was sold South Carolina. A sum of 280 million Mega Millions tickets were sold for the occasion.
The triumphant Mega Millions numbers? 28-70-5-62-65, with a Mega Ball of 5.
Eight Mega Millions tickets sold in California additionally brought their purchasers some genuine money, however the sum is yet to be resolved, as per a tweet from the California Lottery.
No #MegaMillions jackpot winners in California, but 8 tickets sold in San Luis Obispo, Stockton, Rancho Cucamonga, San Diego, Chatsworth, Arcadia, Norwalk and San Francisco matched 5 of 6 numbers to win a still undetermined amount of prize money.
— California Lottery (@calottery) October 24, 2018
The past record for a Mega Millions big stake was $656 million, which was shared between three champs in 2012. A $1.586 billion Powerball bonanza was additionally shared between three ticket purchasers toward the beginning of 2016.
A year ago, somebody won $758.7 million out of a Powerball big stake—a record payout for a solitary ticket holder.
With many state lotteries still to provide details regarding Tuesday’s draw, it stays to be seen whether this Mega Millions payout goes to one individual or more individuals.
Whoever the victors are, they will confront a major expense bill—of that $904 million singular amount, $217 million will be consequently deducted.