X

Single Mega Millions Ticket Wins $540M

Winner is in Indiana, officials say
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jul 9, 2016 6:29 AM CDT

(Newser) – One jackpot-winning ticket was sold in Friday night's Mega Millions drawing, a lottery official said. Virginia Lottery spokesman John Hagerty tells the AP the winning ticket was sold in Indiana. The consortium of lottery organizations that runs Mega Millions says a ticket matching all five white balls and the yellow ball would win a an estimated $540 million. The winning Mega Millions numbers are white balls 8-19-20-55-73 and yellow ball 5. An estimated $1 billion in tickets have been sold since the last jackpot-winning ticket was drawn in early March. This was the longest Mega Millions run without a jackpot winner, and the win is believed to be the lottery's largest from a single ticket. (Read more Mega Millions stories.)

We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.