Lone winner takes home full $450M Mega Millions jackpot

Lone winner takes home full $450M Mega Millions jackpot

Mega Millions lottery tickets rest on a counter at a Pilot travel center near Burlington, N.C. As usual, the victor can choose the annuity or opt for the cash at $281 million, which is still a pretty penny as the sole victor.

The winning numbers drawn Friday night to claim the nation's 10th largest jackpot were 28-30-39-59-70-10. The biggest Mega Millions jackpot was in 2012, when three winners split $656 million. It now sits at $570 million and would be the eighth largest lottery prize in USA history.

Somebody in Florida will be waking up a multi-millionaire Saturday morning.

Powerball odds are one in 292.2 million.

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Sources said in the backdrop of shutdown call, police personnel were deployed in sensitive localities for law and order duty. Later in the day, Khan led a wreath-laying ceremony for the slain policemen at the District Police Lines Sopore.

The winning ticket in the latest Mega Millions drawing was sold in Florida. On Aug. 15, 2012, Donald Lawson, of Lapeer, won a $337 million Powerball jackpot. Tickets for both games also may be purchased online at MichiganLottery.com.

The next Mega Millions drawing Tuesday will be worth $40 million. Each Mega Millions play is only $2.

Kilbane says there were about $3 million in Mega Millions sales just for the one drawing earlier this week and about $4.5 million for the Powerball. Since it began in 1972, the Lottery has contributed more than $20.5 billion to support public education.

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