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Mega Millions jackpot is a big one

Mega Millions jackpot is a big one

A single ticket sold in IL matched all the numbers drawn during Friday's Mega Millions jackpot, making the ticket worth an estimated $393 million.

The ticket was sold at a barbecue joint in Palos Heights, which is a suburb of Chicago.

The estimated jackpot for the drawing is $393 million. It was the fifth biggest big stake in the diversion's 15-year history. However, that amount was shared between several ticket holders. These winners were reported to be from Washington, California, and Ohio. With the current Powerball jackpot at $356 million, attention now turns to that lottery's next drawing on Saturday evening.

That's a cash value of $224 million if you take the lump sum.

The jackpot started on April 28 and rolled over 30 times before a winning ticket was sold.

I don't typically play Powerball, but whenever the jackpots get super high I (like everyone else on the planet) head to the store to grab a ticket or two. A Texas man named Eliberto Cantu, who won $177 million from a ticket he purchased in Arkansas, was the other jackpot victor this year. In that drawing, David Trapp won $61 million in California. In its history, 11 Mega Million jackpots have been won in August. The odds of winning Powerball are 1 in 292 million.


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